Adelaide Festival 2022
The Adelaide Festival commissions and champions Australia’s most innovative new work along with presenting some of the world’s great companies and artists including Lloyd Newson, Lyon Opera Ballet, Scottish Opera, Romeo Castellucci, Johan Inger, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Hofesh Shechter, Meryl Tankard, Milo Rau, Grace Jones, Bangarra Dance Theatre, Akram Khan, Sylvie Guillem, John Zorn, Marlene Dietrich, Allen Ginsberg, James Thiérrée, Philip Glass, Pina Bausch Tanztheater Wuppertal, Isabelle Huppert, Schaubühne Berlin, Yehudi Menuhin, Isabella Rossellini, Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Nina Simone, Jane Birkin and Malcolm McLaren.
2021 was the fifth Festival presented by Joint Artistic Directors Neil Armfield AO and Rachel Healy. All of their festivals from 2017 – 2021 have been a resounding success, smashing targets and breaking box office records. Neil and Rachel will direct the 2022 and 2023 Adelaide Festival programs, making them the longest serving Artistic Directors.
The Festival is a member of Festivals Adelaide: representing Adelaide’s ten major arts and cultural festivals.