Schubertiade: History of Austria’s Music Festival Honoring Franz Schubert

Hohenems, Vorarlberg, Austria. Photo credit: Schubertiade

The city of Hohenems, in Austria, kicks off its annual music festival, known as the Schubertiade, for 2017 on May 4. This event began more than 40 years ago to honor the music of composer Franz Schubert. Set in the beautiful Rhine valley in Austria’s westernmost state of Vorarlberg, the combination of Alpine scenery and commitment to music Continue reading