“There is nothing more beautiful than being on a stage and taking people out of everyday life and into the world of music stories,” says Neelam Brader. Even as a child, she reenacted operas, operettas and musicals with her sisters that she had seen in the municipal theater.
After her BORG-Matura with her first vocal training in the particularly musical branch, the now 31-year-old studied at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, was a member of the Salzburg Bach Choir, performed at the Salzburg Festival and impressed on stages from Germany to Monte Carlo.
Start in Walpersdorf
But the Berlin-based daughter of Alfred Brader, the former deputy mayor of St. Pölten, also performs in her hometown of St. Pölten and the surrounding area: on Sunday, November 27, the mezzo-soprano will give Advent concerts at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. in the chapel of the castle Walpersdorf.
Christmas concerts then follow in December in the Franciscan Church and on Christmas Day in the Cathedral Church.
At Walpersdorf Castle, things continue at the beginning of December: With shooting star Emmanuel Tjeknavorian conducting the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, he performs Schubert’s 5th Symphony on Friday, December 2 at 7.30 p.m. and on Saturday, December 3 at 6 p.m “indescribable lightness” in the ballroom. The excellent violinist Clara-Jumi Kang is a guest here for the first time.
For children from the age of 5 there will be a Christmas children’s music theater on Sunday, December 4th in the castle with music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, libretto and arrangement: Alice Waginger. The witch Befana blissfully listens to the shepherds singing about the birth of the baby Jesus in Bethlehem. She’s totally hooked and wants to fly over there with her broom to see the kid right away – if there wasn’t so much to do first!
The demand is very high
A humorous and equally contemplative Christmas music theater for children and adults with the ensemble [email protected] Due to the extremely high demand, the concert at 3 p.m. is sold out, it will take place again at 5 p.m. with the same program.
Information and ticket orders: 0677/61969242 or [email protected]