"What should have been here. There was folk theatre here and otherwise it was dead," remembers Helmut Viertel. Reason enough for the jazz-loving bailiff to set up something new in his new place of work, Burghausen. The encounter with jazz musician Joe Viera turned out to be fateful. Within a very short time, the Burghausen Jazz Week became one of the most important jazz festivals in Europe. From Ella Fitzgerald to Chet Baker, from Max Roach to Wolfgang Haffner, from Jamie Cullum to the newcomers LBT - stars of the international jazz scene come to Burghausen to play. And nothing has changed in 50 years.
EuroArts Music in coproduction with BR-KLASSIK