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Bayreuth Festival Programs & Posters

Vintage programs, playbills and posters related to the Bayreuth Festival, the world's oldest and most famous summer music festival, fully dedicated to the operas of the 19th-century German since 1876.

Bayreuth Festival Programs & Posters

(Item #: N7051-OS4-B)
Playbill with all the performances for the 1891 Bayreuth Festival, size is 5.75 x 9 inches, 1 sheet printed on both sides, in excellent condition.  

PRICE: $200.00 USD

(Item #: N7052-OS4-B)
Playbill with all the performances for the 1892 Bayreuth Festival, size is 5.75 x 9 inches, 1 sheet printed on both sides, in excellent condition. The first 4 performances (July 21st through 25th) are scratched with a rubber stamp, a text on the sides stamped on blue ink notes that for those days there are no more tickets available. A rare, very cute item

PRICE: $220.00 USD

(Item #: N4524-M4-13)
Poster advertising a performance of Tristan und Isolde, Bayreuth Festival 1928, 8.25 x 13.25 inches, in very good condition, a couple of marks made in pencil

PRICE: $100.00 USD

(Item #: B0283)
11. August 1931, Karl Elmendorff. In the cast : Rudolf Bockelmann, Georg von Tschurtschenthaler, Joachim Sattler, Eduard Habich, Erich Zimmermann, Carl Braun, Karin Branzell, 1 page, 25 x 28 cm, large clipping from program.

PRICE: $90.00 USD

(Item #: B0284)
12. August 1931, Karl Elmendorff. In the cast : Gunnar Graarud, Ivar Andresen, Rudolg Bockelmann, Maria Muller, Karin Branzell, Nanny Larsen-Todsen, 1 page, 25 x 28 cm, large clipping from program.

PRICE: $90.00 USD

(Item #: B1190A-Bx17-5)
Bayreuth 1933 Meistersinger Performance of August 3rd, 1933, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg with Rudolf Bockelmann, Alexander Kipnis, Willy Storring, Hans Wrana, Gotthold Ditter, Harry Steier, Franz Sauer, Max Lorenz, Erich Zimmermann, Maria Müller, Ruth Berglund. Heinz Tietjen, conductor. Rare complete program, richly illustrated.

PRICE: $55.00 USD

(Item #: B1185A-Bx17-5)
Rudolf Bockelmann, Ivan Andresen, Eugen Fuchs, Herbert Janssen, Max Lorenz, K. Heidersbach, Ruth Berglund, Franz Sauer. Conductor : Karl Elmendorff. 34 x 21 cm

PRICE: $90.00 USD

(Item #: B0309-21B)
August 12th, 1938, Heinz Tietjen conducting, wtih Rudolf Bockelmann, Jaro Prohaska, Martin Kremer, Fritz Wolff, Margarete Klose, Erich Zimmermann, Josef von Manowarda, Ludwig Hofmann, 34 x 21 cm, in very good condition.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: B0325-21A)
Bayreuth 1939 Parsifal Playbill August 6th, 1939, Franz von Hoesslin conducts. With Hans Reinmar, Michael von Roggen, Josef von Manowarda, Franz Volker, Paula Buchner, 21 x 29 cm.

PRICE: $50.00 USD

(Item #: M6933-12-L1)
Full guides to the famous Festival, different years. Each guide is complete with all pages and covers, with many pictures and bilingual text (German and English). Each one is 9.25 x 12.5 inches, 40+ pages. See scans (only for front cover is shown) - SOLD INDIVIDUALLY.

PRICE: $45.00 USD

(Item #: B1222-17-0)
Conductor : Joseph Keilberth. Stage and scene director : Wieland Wagner. Performance of August 14th, 1952.Cast : Bernd Aldenhoff, Paul Kuen, Astrid Varnay, Hans Hotter, Gustav Neidlinger, Kurt Bohme, Melanija Bugarinovic, Rita Streich. Keilber´s famous Siegfried at the Bayreuth Festival, preserved in an excellent recording of that day.

PRICE: $30.00 USD

(Item #: B0274-21C)
Group of 4 brochures for the Festivals in 1936, 1938 and 1939 (2 versions, one in English, one in German). Brochures are 6-8 folded pages, 4.5 x 9 inches, and list the different operas and artists in the festival.

PRICE: $75.00 USD

(Item #: B2524-19-F)
Group of 3 magazines with news from the 1959 Bayreuth Festival, publshed by the local Bayreuth newspaper Bayreuther Tagblatt (which disappeared in 1968). Many pictures from the festival, with articles. Each one has 36 pages and is 5.75 x 8 inches in size, in excellent condition.

PRICE: $65.00 USD

(Item #: B0258)
Bohemian soprano (1889-1958), signed Album Leaf with handwritten "Maria Muller 1931", 14.5 x 12 cm.

PRICE: $44.00 USD

(Item #: N1438)
Opera Mousepad - Wagner Operas - Bayreuth Stunningly beautiful and exclusive design with a collage of vintage opera photos, many from very early Bayreuth festivals, including some of the most famous singers. Surface in high quality Vynex material printed in ultra high resolution, size is 8 x 9.5 inches, 1/16 inch thick, quality rubber bottom. A great and very affordable gift for the opera fan!

PRICE: $16.50 USD

(Item #: N1685)
Opera Mousepad - Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen Stunningly beautiful and exclusive design with a collage of vintage opera photos from the 4 operas of the cycle Der Ring des Nibelungen by Wagner, mostly from early Bayreuth festivals. Each row corresponds to one of the 4 operas of the cycle. Includes several of the singers who performed the roles for the first time (role creators). Surface in high quality Vynex material printed in ultra high resolution, size is 8 x 9.5 inches, 1/16 inch thick, quality rubber bottom. A great and very affordable gift for the opera fan!

PRICE: $15.00 USD

(Item #: N6815-M8-7)
Full program, August 1st, 1937 performance of Parsifal with Wilhelm Furtwangler conducting, cast includes Herbert Janssen, Josef Manowarda, Max Lorenz, Marta Fuchs, etc. Size is 6.5 x 10 inches, complete, in excellent condition

PRICE: $90.00 USD