Yearly Archives: 2010

Kronen Zeitung 24th July 2010


...Having started life as a festival focussed on musicals, the Sommerfestival Kittsee successfully changed course in 2009. This year, the intendant duo Peter and Christian Buchmann are presenting Heinrich Berthe´s musical comedy Dreimäderlhaus in the atmospheric courtyard in front of the baroque castle. A hit! (...) They have found a powerful and energetic conductor partner in the shape of Joji Hattori who magnificently highlights and then sweetly merges Berthe´s arrangements of Schubert´s melodies...

Kronen Zeitung 18th July 2010


...The shift from musical to operetta has been masterfully achieved at Schloss Kittsee. Joji Hattori leads the Capella Istropolitana Orchestra and the Kittsee Festival Chorus with a great sense of operetta, taste and tempo, confirming that Hattori can be highly recommended as a conductor of not only opera but also of operetta...