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.

»Palace Concerts« — the new series of the Dresden Music Festival at the Kulturpalast

Starting immediately, the Dresden Music Festival regularly invites some of the world’s leading artists and orchestras to the newly-opened Kulturpalast, presenting the new series of »Palace Concerts« outside the four-week annual festival period. Eight concerts will be presented in the 2017/18 season.

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.