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Classical music, opera, ballet and dance in Dresden, Germany

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DresdenJan Vogler / Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Beethoven, Shepherd
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg; Kent Nagano; Jan Vogler; Hamburger Alsterspatzen; The Young ClassX; Dresdner Kreuzchor

DresdenChristiane Karg / Munich Philharmonic Orchestra

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Shostakovich, Mahler
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra; Tugan Sokhiev; Christiane Karg

DresdenPiano recital - Emanuel Ax

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Liszt, Schubert
Emanuel Ax, Piano

DresdenAnna Prohaska & Lars Eidinger

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Brahms, Berlioz, Dowland, Honegger, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Strauss R., Weill, Wolf
Anna Prohaska; Unknown; Eric Schneider

DresdenLudwig van Beethoven: Missa solemnis

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Beethoven: Mass in D Major "Missa solemnis”, Op.123
Le Concert des Nations; Jordi Savall; Rachel Redmond; Olivia Vermeulen; Martin Platz; Manuel Walser

DresdenClassical Beats: Grandbrothers

Dresdner Musikfestspiele
Erol Sarp; Unknown
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Moving singing, but missed opportunities in Dresden’s new Aida

Katharina Thalbach offers a traditional staging at the Semperoper, with fine vocal performances led by Krassimira Stoyanova, Francesco Meli and Oksana Volkova. 
***11
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Collegium 1704 give Zelenka a virtual return in Dresden

Collegium 1704 takes the Czech Baroque composer online, with impressive results.
****1
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Peter Konwitschny returns to the Semperoper with Les Huguenots

John Osborn leads a very successful premiere of Peter Konwitschny's new production of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots in Dresden
****1
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Nabucco marks a successful debut of Saioa Hernández as Abigaille

Saioa Hernández leads a solid cast in Dresden in a somewhat disappointing new production by David Bösch.

***11
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Folk rhythms and changing times in Dresden's Bartered Bride

What brought real distinction and authenticity to the evening, as so often in this house, was the outstanding playing of the Staatskapelle conducted by Tomaš Netopil. From the start of the overture with its rapidly scurrying fugato for strings and pointed phrasing from the woodwind one felt the true sense of Smetana’s Czech inflected rhythms and harmonies
***11
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A miraculous Ariadne auf Naxos in Dresden

Christian Thielemann led a memorable performance of Strauss's chamber opera Ariadne auf Naxos with a strong cast in a new straightforward production by David Hermann.
*****
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