ANDREA PALENT´S FAREWELL & DOROTHEE OBERLINGER´S APPOINTMENT AS NEW ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
After 28 years Andrea Palent leaves the Potsdam Festival. Thanks to her innovative visions the Festival has become one of the most interesting venues on the international Early Music scene. Along her career path, Andrea Palent supported young talents, created new concert forms like the bicycle-concert in the outstanding scenario of Potsdam and its Castles and Gardens, and brought to life forgotten operas, just to mention some of her accomplishments. The Festival wishes every success to Andrea Palent in all her new challenges, and is happy to welcome Dorothee Oberlinger as new artistic director, starting with the 2019 program.