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Tonight, Joyce DiDonato receives the 2018 »Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward«

Joyce DiDonato is one of the great opera-singers of our times. Through her programmes, the internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano likes to convey comprehensive messages of peace and humanism. Off stage, she has been a champion of social projects for many years. For her contributions to music education, Joyce DiDonato will receive the 2018 »Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward«.

Special Concert with Yo-Yo Ma as introduction of the »Cellomania« on January 31, 2018

The »Cellomania«, a summit meeting of the world’s leading cellists, will take place as a festival within the 2018 festival. The high-carat musical introduction to the cello focus is a special concert onjanuary 31, 2018 with the celebrated American cellist Yo-Yo Ma.

Revive the the 2017 Glashütte MusicFestivalAward in the film

In the 2017 season the British cellist Steven Isserlis was presented the Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward for his committment to the education of classical music. The Glashütte Original MusicFestivalAward honors achievements in classical music education and support for young artists. In 2017 it was donated by the watch-manufacturing company Glashütte Original and awarded jointly with the Dresden Music Festival for the 14th time. Please relive the greatest moments around the award and its ceremony in the film.