16 March – 20 April 2013
In its 15th season the international music festival again will draw more than 25.000 aficionados from all across the world to roughly 80 events with numerous renowned artists.
Yet the “Heidelberger Frühling” is more than a festival of stars – above all, it is a festival of encounter and dialogue. In addition to the great festive concerts, a mainstay of the program is the furthering of young musicians from all over the world, and intensive interactive concentration on selected themes through master courses, discussion groups, lecture series, composer portraits, school projects and academic symposia. Special emphasis is given to the encouragement of contemporary music and towards making contemporary music accessible to a broader