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The new program for the 2016 Dresden Music Festival awaits you here by the end of September!

 

 

Sat 24 Oct

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra - Wang - Vogler

Anniversary Concert: Ten Years of Life in the Frauenkirche

To mark the celebrations of the ten year anniversary of the recnostruction of the Frauenkirche, the Dresden Music…

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  • Frauenkirche
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Anniversary Concert: Ten Years of Life in the Frauenkirche

To mark the celebrations of the ten year anniversary of the recnostruction of the Frauenkirche, the Dresden Music Festival presents a special concert in cooperation with the Stiftung Frauenkirche and the Friends of Dresden Music Foundation, featuring the renowned Orpheus Chamber Orchestra from New York, known for its innovation and virtuosity, alongside the cellist and Intendant of the Dresden Music Festival Jan Vogler and the violinist Mira Wang in the Dresden Frauenkirche.

The program, with works by Mendelssohn, Schumann and Rihm, will be based on the musical history of Dresden. Robert Schumann lived here and wrote his second symphony in Dresden in 1845/46. Schumann and Felix Mendelssohn were friends and mutually benefited from this close partnership. A particular highlight is undoubtedly the European premiere performance of a new commissioned work by Wolfgang Rihm, one of the most significant German composers of our time. His double concerto for violin, violoncello and orchestra was written especially for the Dresden anniversary and results from a friendship with Jan Vogler and Mira Wang.

The concert with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra from New York also promotes a transatlantic message. In New York alone, countless contributors donated to the reconstruction of the Frauenkirche, which was destroyed in the Second World War, and in doing so expressed an international affinity to the city and its people. The anniversary concert is also generously supported by the donations and engagement of sponsors. Unlike any other church, the Dresden Frauenkirche has become a symbol of reconciliation and peace - and the music continues to promote a message of peace in the world! 

Artists:

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra (New York)
Mira Wang (Violin)
Jan Vogler (Cello)

  • Felix Mendelssohn: »A Midsummer Night's Dream«. Ouverture, Op. 21
  • Camille Saint-Saëns: »La muse et le poète«
  • Wolfgang Rihm: »Duo Concerto«. Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra. A commissioned work in honor of the ten year anniversary (European premiere)
  • Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C-major, Op. 61

 

With kind support from the Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden

With friendly support from the Sparkassen-Versicherung Sachsen

  • 20:00
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  • 150 / 70 / 35 / 15 EUR
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