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Apr 26, 29, May 03

Semperoper, Dresden

Tosca
Puccini, Tosca
Dresden State Opera
Christian Thielemann, Conductor
Johannes Schaaf, Director
Christof Cremer, Set Designer
Petra Reinhardt, Costume Designer
Adrianne Pieczonka, Floria Tosca
Aleksandrs Antonenko, Mario Cavaradossi
Ludovic Tézier, Baron Scarpia
Martin-Jan Nijhof, Cesare Angelotti
Tom Martinsen, Spoletta
Tilmann Rönnebeck, Sciarrone
Kinderchor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Apr 28, May 02, 05, 08, 11, 16, 19

Semperoper, Dresden

La forza del destino
New production
Verdi, La forza del destino
Dresden State Opera
Mark Wigglesworth, Conductor
Keith Warner, Director
Julia Müer, Set Designer
Nicky Shaw, Costume Designer
Emily Magee, Leonora
Alexey Markov, Don Carlo
Gregory Kunde, Don Alvaro
Marcelo Puente, Don Alvaro
Stephen Milling, Padre Guardiano
Christina Bock, Preziosilla
Elena Maximova, Preziosilla
Michael Eder, Marquis of Calatrava
Pietro Spagnoli, Fra Melitone
Alexandros Stavrakakis, Alcalde
Tilmann Rönnebeck, Chirurgo
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Apr 30

Semperoper, Dresden

Otello
Verdi, Otello
Dresden State Opera
Stefano Ranzani, Conductor
Daniele Callegari, Conductor
Vincent Boussard, Director
Vincent Lemaire, Set Designer
Christian Lacroix, Costume Designer
Peter Seiffert, Otello
TBC, Otello
Hibla Gerzmava, Desdemona
Markus Marquardt, Iago
Christa Mayer, Emilia
Merto Sungu, Cassio
Simeon Esper, Roderigo
Tilmann Rönnebeck, Lodovico
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
May 04, 09, 12, 17

Semperoper, Dresden

Fidelio
Beethoven, Fidelio
Dresden State Opera
Ádám Fischer, Conductor
Christine Mielitz, Director
Peter Heilein, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Adrianne Pieczonka, Leonore
Tuuli Takala, Marzelline
Tomislav Mužek, Florestan
Simeon Esper, Jaquino
John Lundgren, Don Pizarro
Christoph Pohl, Don Fernando
René Pape, Rocco
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
May 05, 06 mat, 20, Jul 07, 08 mat

Staatsoperette, Dresden

Bernstein, Candide
Staatsoperette Dresden
Andreas Schüller, Conductor
Winfried Schneider, Choreography
May 06, 10, 13, 21, 26, Jun 19

Semperoper, Dresden

Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Dresden State Opera
Ido Arad, Conductor
Johannes Erath, Director
Katrin Connan, Set Designer
Birgit Wentsch, Costume Designer
Sebastian Wartig, Count Almaviva
Christoph Pohl, Count Almaviva
Sarah-Jane Brandon, Countess Almaviva
Ute Selbig, Countess Almaviva
Carolina Ullrich, Susanna
Emily Dorn, Susanna
Zachary Nelson, Figaro
Evan Hughes, Figaro
Christina Bock, Cherubino
Grace Durham, Cherubino
Matthias Henneberg, Doctor Bartolo
Martin-Jan Nijhof, Doctor Bartolo
Menna Cazel, Barbarina
Tahnee Niboro, Barbarina
Sabine Brohm, Marcellina
Aaron Pegram, Don Basilio
Timothy Oliver, Don Basilio
Gerald Hupach, Don Curzio
Alexander Hajek, Antonio
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Thu 10 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Königliche Kapelle Kopenhagen – Haenchen – Vogler
Nielsen, Maskarade Overture
Shostakovich, Cello Concerto no. 2 in G major, Op.126
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
The Royal Danish Orchestra
Hartmut Haenchen, Conductor
Jan Vogler, Cello
Fri 11 May at 20:00

Frauenkirche, Dresden

English Baroque Soloists – Monteverdi Choir – Gardiner
Bach, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen - Cantata, BWV12
Bach, Wachet! betet! betet! wachet! - Cantata, BWV70a
Bach, Jesu, der du meine Seele - Cantata, BWV78
Bach, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme - Cantata, BWV140
English Baroque Soloists
Monteverdi Choir
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Fri 11 May at 20:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

Steven Isserlis, Jan Vogler & Robert Schumann
Schumann, Three Romances, Op.94
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Connie Shih, Piano
Jan Vogler, Presenter
Sat 12 May at 20:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

LGT Young Soloists
Tartini, Sonata in G minor "The Devil's Trill" for violin and string ensemble
Holst, St Paul's Suite, Op.29 no.2
Waxman, Carmen Fantasy
Schnittke, Suite in the Old Style
Paganini, Moses Fantasy
Bottesini, Grand duo for violin, double bass and orchestra
LGT Young Soloists
Sat 12 May at 21:00

Kulturzentrum Straße E, Dresden

Volker Bertelmann (Hauschka) & Edivaldo Ernesto
Volker Hauschka | Bertelmann, Piano
Edivaldo Ernesto, Dancer
Sun 13 May at 11:00

Schloss Wackerbarth, Dresden

Kinderkonzert Steven Isserlis
Kids event
Steven Isserlis, Cello
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Connie Shih, Piano
Marek Kalina, Speaker
Sun 13 May at 11:00

Semperoper, Dresden

José Cura & Dresdner Kapellsolisten
Works by Buchardo
Works by Ginastera
Works by Guastavino
Dresdner Kapellsolisten
José Cura, Tenor
Sun 13 May at 20:00

Schloss Wackerbarth, Dresden

Violinrezital Anush Nikogosyan
Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 5 in F major "Fruhling (Spring)", Op.24
Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Shostakovich, Prelude in C sharp minor, Op.34 no.10
Shostakovich, Prelude in D flat major, Op.34 no.15
Shostakovich, Prelude in B flat minor, Op.34 no.16
Shostakovich, Prelude in D minor, Op.34 no.24
Babadjanian, Violin Sonata in B flat minor
Anush Nikogosian, Violin
Vag Papian, Piano
Mon 14 May at 20:00

Martin-Luther-Kirche, Dresden

Johannes Moser und Daniel Müller-Schott
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 1 in C major, Hob VIIb:1
Haydn, Cello Concerto no. 2 in D major, Hob VIIb:2
Mozart, Divertimento in D major, "Salzburg Symphony" K136 (K125a)
Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
Dresdner Kapellsolisten
Helmut Branny, Leader
Johannes Moser, Cello
Daniel Müller-Schott, Cello
Tue 15 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Mischa Maisky zum 70. Geburtstag
Rachmaninov, Piano Trio no. 1 in G minor "Trio Élégiaque"
Shostakovich, Cello Sonata in D minor, Op.40
Rachmaninov, Romanzen für Violoncello und Klavier
Shostakovich, Piano Trio no. 2 in E minor, Op.67
Mischa Maisky, Cello
Sascha Maisky, Violin
Lily Maisky, Piano
Wed 16 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra – Gatti – Trifonov
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Daniele Gatti, Conductor
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
Thu 17 May at 20:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

Artemis Quartett & Elisabeth Leonskaja
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 3 in D major, Op.18 no.3
Dvořák, Piano Quintet no. 2 in A major, Op.81
Shostakovich, Piano Quintet in G minor, Op.57
Artemis Quartet
Vineta Sareika, Violin
Anthea Kreston, Violin
Gregor Sigl, Viola
Eckart Runge, Cello
Elisabeth Leonskaja, Piano
May 18, 19 mat, 20

Semperoper, Dresden

10. Symphoniekonzert
Weber, Oberon: overture
Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 2 in A major, S 125
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Christian Thielemann, Conductor
Denis Matsuev, Piano
Fri 18 May at 19:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

Cellomania: Bach Suiten
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Bach, Cello suite no. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Bach, Cello suite no. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Alban Gerhardt
Harriet Krijgh
Christian Poltera
Alisa Weilerstein
Pieter Wispelwey
Sat 19 May at 16:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

Cellomania: Junge Wilde
Stravinsky, Suite italienne
Rachmaninov, Cello Sonata in G minor, Op.19
Brahms, Cello Sonata no. 1 in E minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Pablo Ferrández, Cello
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Cello
Michail Lifits, Piano
Sat 19 May at 19:30

Staatsoperette, Dresden

»María de Buenos Aires«
Piazzolla, María de Buenos Aires
Staatsoperette Dresden
Peter Christian Feigel, Conductor
Radek Stopka, Choreography
Tom Quaas, Actor
Roussi, Vasiliki, Actor
Harneit, Jannik, Actor
Grygas, Christian, Actor
Günzel, Marcus, Actor
Gnüchtel, Joride, Actor
Hoppe, Laura, Actor
Sat 19 May at 20:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

Cellomania: Beethoven-Sonaten
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 1 in F major, Op.5 no.1
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Op.5 no.2
Beethoven, Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op.69
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 5 in D major , Op.102 no.2
Andreas Brantelid, Cello
Lynn Harrell, Cello
Miklós Perényi, Cello
Kian Soltani, Cello
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Christian Ihle Hadland, Piano
Benjámin Perényi, Piano
Sun 20 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Oundjian – Benedetti
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Britten, Peter Grimes, Op.33a: Four Sea Interludes
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Peter Oundjian, Conductor
Nicola Benedetti, Violin
Sun 20 May at 15:00

Schloss Pillnitz, Dresden

Serenade im Grünen
Dresdner Kreuzchor
Wolfgang Behrend, Conductor
Mon 21 May at 18:00

Staatsoperette, Dresden

Bernstein, Candide
Staatsoperette Dresden
Andreas Schüller, Conductor
Winfried Schneider, Director
Mon 21 May at 11:00

Semperoper, Dresden

Dresdner Festspielorchester – Bolton – Zehetmair
Brahms, Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B flat major, Op.56a
Brahms, Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Dresdner Festspielorchester
Ivor Bolton, Conductor
Thomas Zehetmair, Violin
Mon 21 May at 19:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Cellomania: Lange Nacht des Cellos
Andreas Brantelid, Cello
Pablo Ferrández, Cello
Alban Gerhardt, Cello
David Geringas, Cello
Narek Hakhnazaryan, Cello
Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Cello
Frans Helmerson, Cello
Ralph Kirshbaum, Cello
Harriet Krijgh, Cello
Mischa Maisky, Cello
Ivan Monighetti, Cello
Miklós Perényi, Cello
Christian Poltera, Cello
Kian Soltani, Cello
Jan Vogler, Cello
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello
Pieter Wispelwey, Cello
Tue 22 May at 20:00

Staatsoperette, Dresden

Aleksey Igudesman & Hyung-ki Joo
Aleksey Igudesman, Violin
Hyung-ki Joo, Piano
Tue 22 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

L'Arpeggiata – Pluhar – Scheen – Sabadus – Trovesi
Works by Handel
Works by Vivaldi
L'Arpeggiata
Christina Pluhar, Theorbo
Céline Scheen, Soprano
Valer Sabadus, Countertenor
Gianluigi Trovesi, Clarinet
Wed 23 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Münchner Philharmoniker – Prager Philharmonischer Chor – Tan Dun
World Première
Dun, Buddha Passion, für Chor und Orchester (Uraufführung)
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Prague Philharmonic Choir
Tan Dun, Conductor
Kang Wang, Tenor
Huiling Zhu, Alto
Sen Guo, Soprano
Shenyang, Bass-baritone
May 24, 27 mat, eve

Semperoper, Dresden

Die Zauberflöte
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Dresden State Opera
Moritz Gnann, Conductor
Stefan Klingele, Conductor
Christoph Gedschold, Conductor
Achim Freyer, Director, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Georg Zeppenfeld, Sarastro
Michael Eder, Sarastro
Danae Kontora, Queen of the Night
Ana Durlovski, Queen of the Night
Tuuli Takala, Queen of the Night
Hulkar Sabirova, Queen of the Night
Carolina Ullrich, Pamina
Emily Dorn, Pamina
Tomislav Mužek, Tamino
Martin Mitterrutzner, Tamino
Steve Davislim, Tamino
Rafael Fingerlos, Papageno
Sebastian Wartig, Papageno
Bernhard Hansky, Papageno
Christoph Pohl, Papageno
Jonathan Darlington, Conductor
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Thu 24 May at 20:00

Ball- & Brauhaus Watzke, Dresden

Barocklounge: Avi Avital & Omer Klein
Bach, Violin partita no. 2 in D minor, BWV1004
Avi Avital, Mandolin
Omer Klein, Piano
May 25, 30, Jun 03, 05, 08

Semperoper, Dresden

Rigoletto
Verdi, Rigoletto
Dresden State Opera
Eun Sun Kim, Conductor
Francesco Lanzillotta, Conductor
Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Director
Raimund Bauer, Set Designer
Bettina Walter, Costume Designer
Markus Marquardt, Rigoletto
George Petean, Rigoletto
Elena Gorshunova, Gilda
Tuuli Takala, Gilda
Yosep Kang, The Duke of Mantua
Stephen Costello, The Duke of Mantua
Nicolai Karnolsky, Sparafucile
Scott Conner, Sparafucile
Georg Zeppenfeld, Sparafucile
Tichina Vaughn, Maddalena
Christa Mayer, Maddalena
Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
Fri 25 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Budapest Festival Orchestra – Fischer – Karg – Kulman
Mahler, Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Christiane Karg, Soprano
Elisabeth Kulman, Mezzo-soprano
Sat 26 May at 20:00

Annenkirche, Dresden

Dresdner Barockorchester
Telemann, Tafelmusik Part I: Conclusion in E minor, TWV 50:5
Hassmann, Konzert für Violine, Oboe und Orchester in g-Moll
Vivaldi, Violin Concerto in C minor, Op.11 no. 5, RV 202
Pickel, Allegro G-Dur für Streicher und Basso continuo
Boste, Suite e-Moll für 2 Oboen, Streicher und Basso continuo
Heinichen, Konzert für Violine, Cello, Flöte, Oboe, Theorbe, Streicher und Basso continuo
Dresdner Barockorchester
Sat 26 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Flying Steps
»Red Bull Flying Bach«
Sun 27 May at 11:00

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden

Kinderkonzert: SIGNUM4Kids
Kids event
Sun 27 May at 18:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Quartett der Kritiker
Sun 27 May at 18:00

Hauptverwaltung der Sparkassen-Versicherung Sachsen, Dresden

Signum Saxophone Quartet
Haydn, String Quartet no. 31 in B minor, Op.33 no.1, Hob III:37
Glazunov, Saxophone Quartet, Op.109
Bernstein, West Side Story: Symphonic Dances
Piazzolla, Four for tango
Corea, Spain
Signum Saxophone Quartet, Quartet
Sun 27 May at 19:30

Frauenkirche, Dresden

Diskussion: »In War & Peace«
Sun 27 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Orchestre des Champs-Élysées – Herreweghe – Lonquich
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Orchestre des Champs-Elysées
Philippe Herreweghe, Conductor
Alexander Lonquich, Piano
Mon 28 May at 20:00

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

© Brooke Shaden
Joyce Di Donato & Il Pomo D'Oro
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Works by Handel
Works by Jommelli
Works by Leo
Works by Monteverdi
Works by Purcell
Maxim Emelyanychev, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Manuel Palazzo, Choreography
Ralf Pleger, Director
Henning Blum, Lighting Designer
Yousef Iskandar, Video Artist
Vivienne Westwood, Costume Designer
Tue 29 May at 20:00

Residenzschloss, Dresden

Voces8
Works by Bach
Works by Berlin
Works by Byrd
Works by Ellington
Works by Simon and Garfunkel
Works by Stanford
Works by Van Morrison
Voces8
Wed 30 May at 20:00

Staatsoperette, Dresden

Brandauer – GrauSchumacher Piano Duo: »Ein Sommernachtstraum«
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream: overture, Op.21
Mendelssohn, A Midsummer Night's Dream incidental music, Op.61
Klaus Maria Brandauer, Narrator
GrauSchumacher Piano Duo, Piano
Thu 31 May at 20:00

Palais im Großen Garten, Dresden

Klavierrezital Martin Stadtfeld
Buxtehude, Passacaglia, BuxWV 161
Chopin, Berceuse in D flat major, Op.57
Heucke, Klaviersonate Nr. 2 op. 79 »Nun danket alle Gott« (basierend auf dem gleichnamigen Bach-Choral)
Bach, Aria mit verschiedenen Veränderungen sowie verschiedene Canones über die ersten acht Fundamentalnoten vorheriger Arie (Fassung: Martin Stadtfeld)
Martin Stadtfeld, Piano
Jun 01, 02

Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden

Hofesh Shechter Company
Grand Finale (Hofesh Shechter)
Hofesh Shechter Company
Hofesh Shechter, Conductor
Tom Scutt, Set Designer
Fri 1 Jun at 20:00

Semperoper, Dresden

Malmö SymfoniOrkester – Soustrot – Koch – Groves – Terfel
Berlioz, The Damnation of Faust (La Damnation de Faust)
Malmo Symphony Orchestra
MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Marc Soustrot, Conductor
Sophie Koch, Mezzo-soprano
Paul Groves, Tenor
Sir Bryn Terfel, Bass-baritone
Edwin Crossley-Mercer, Baritone
Sat 2 Jun at 20:00

Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden

Brooklyn Rider
Jacobsen, »A Mirror for a Prince«
Jacobsen, »Beloved, Do not Let Me be Discouraged«
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, "Serioso", Op.95
Kalhor, »Silent City« (Bearbeitung: Ljova)
Unknown, Improvisationen über persische Volksweisen für Kamancheh solo
Brooklyn Rider
Johnny Gandelsman, Violin
Colin Jacobsen, Violin
Nicholas Cords, Viola
Michael Nicolas, Cello
Kayhan Kalhor, Kemenche
Mathias Kunzli, Percussion
Sat 2 Jun at 20:00

Frauenkirche, Dresden

Ensemble Frauenkirche & Matthias Grünert
Works by Mozart
Works by Naumann
Works by Schubert
Works by Schubert
Ensemble Frauenkirche
Matthias Grünert, Conductor