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Discover Imperial's network of support. Home page content Top Story New year, new you We take a look back at Imperial research from the past year to give you some inspiration for your resolutions. The 10 most popular Imperial news stories of 31 December Upstart sparrows and chasing waterfalls: News from the College 4 January At the Staatsoperette, she and her band The Tiny Teeth will perform a collage of musical images and surreal songs.
The breathtaking spectacle is brought to musical life with the help of a music box, a toy piano, a glass harp and a singing saw, winds and brass, banjo, accordion, guitar and percussion. The Hagen Quartet has been one of the leading ensembles of its kind for over three decades. To this day, its three…. To this day, its three founding members, the siblings Lukas, Veronika and Clemens Hagen, who were joined in by Rainer Schmidt, appear on all the international concert stages and pass on their knowledge to the younger generation of musicians as mentors and teachers.
Once again, the idyllic Castle Wackerbarth, located on the Saxonian Wine Route, hosts a series of rising and promising…. Once again, the idyllic Castle Wackerbarth, located on the Saxonian Wine Route, hosts a series of rising and promising young talents. The Egyptian soprano Fatma Said is the first singer to take the podium at this venue.
The young artist has already made a name for herself: Before the concert, Castle Wackerbarth offers a three-course menu inspired by the Festival motto, including 0. The Dresden Festival Orchestra has found its musical home in the romantic era — a love that is reflected by numerous….
The Dresden Festival Orchestra has found its musical home in the romantic era — a love that is reflected by numerous concert programs and not least in its CD recording. In the Workshop Concert, the musicians explore their approach to French historically informed performance practice — an ideal prelude to the evening performance. In the Dresden Festival Orchestra has once again invited a guest conductor: Therefore, he and the orchestra, which specializes in historically informed performance practice, are almost predestined for the program chosen for the Kulturpalast.
With this work, Berlioz created a new form of program music, employing operatic means unheard of until that time in the concert music genre. Concertgoers would be well advised to leave any genre prejudice at the doorstep: Gonzales draws inspiration from jazz, classical music, pop, rap and electronics, but ultimately his music is characterized by his own eccentricity and creativity.
The holder of the world record for the longest concert ever 27 hours! Are there similarities between notes, colours and shapes? Early in the 20th century, she developed her own form of musical pedagogy, postulating and teaching the equal, harmonic use of all senses at the Bauhaus. The focus of this music education program is on one visionary work: Mozart wrote his Double Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra for a music-loving count and his daughter.
As always, he mastered this unusual commission with aplomb. Although both instruments were not among his favourites, he gave the dedicatees a wealth of elegant and charming passages to play. The piece was tailored to the abilities to Emmanuel Pahud and Marie-Pierre Langlamet — both principal players of the Berlin Philharmonic.
In this regard, Petitgirard is one step ahead of Mozart, whose protagonists were amateurs. That worked so well that Galliano has kept returning to this point of departure to this day. After her celebrated performance during the past Festival season, she returns to the banks of the River Elbe in once again.
The exceptional musician has chosen works ranging from romanticism to modernism. Grimaud will make the masterworks by these visionaries resound with her trademark sensitivity and expressivity. Even if music played a subordinate role there at first, the historical period of the Bauhaus — to — brought a….
Even if music played a subordinate role there at first, the historical period of the Bauhaus — to — brought a heyday for Jewish composers in the German-language region. At the Albertinum, the Russian piano virtuoso Nikolai Tokarev will interpret the famous piano cycle. Choosing unconventional paths is one of the fundamental characteristics of the Notos Quartet.
Perhaps this is due to its…. Certainly, the Berlin-based young piano quartet brings a fresh breeze to concert halls. The program it has chosen for its performance at Schloss Wackerbarth is ideally suited to find such shared expressivity: Die Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie vereint hochtalentierte Streicher der Musikschulen im Alter von elf bis neunzehn….
Die Deutsche Streicherphilharmonie vereint hochtalentierte Streicher der Musikschulen im Alter von elf bis neunzehn Jahren. Das vitale Spitzenensemble kommt vier- bis siebenmal im Jahr zu intensiven Probenphasen und Konzertreisen zusammen.
Gemein- sam mit seinem Chefdirigenten Wolfgang Hentrich bringt es visionäre Werke mit an die Elbe, darunter Schostakowitschs Kammersinfonie op. The Baroque Lounge offers lively entertainment at the highest musical level in a relaxed atmosphere. And where could these musical ingredients result in a more relaxed and atmospheric evening than at the Ball- und Brauhaus Watzke? Sokolov — whose career now spans half a century — is an exceptional artist.
This also applies to his attitude towards mainstream media: Petersburg, rejects studio recordings and almost never gives interviews. Only very recently did the Deutsche Grammophon label manage to convince Sokolov, who is known for his painstaking, almost obsessive approach to music, to at least agree to the release of live recordings.
The Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre and its music director Valery Gergiev enjoy a special musical symbiosis. Petersburg, present works from their homeland at the Kulturpalast. The young, Moscow-based chorus, which was founded by Ekaterina Antonenko, has now made a name for itself internationally as well, concentrating not only on performances with the leading Russian orchestras, but also with renowned European ensembles such as The Tallis Scholars and Il Giardino Armonico.
Even as children, the young pianists performed for Queen Beatrix. Ever since, they have appeared all over the world with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre and Camerata Salzburg.
In addition, the two artists are praised especially for their work as a duo. At Schloss Wackerbarth, the virtuoso brothers will present groundbreaking works of four-hand piano literature.
The two Spaniards take the audience on an emotional journey through the great operas of the master of baroque stagecraft, George Frideric Handel, singing arias about the joys and sorrows of love. Orchestral interludes are provided in the shape of two concerti by another famous baroque composer: From April 24 to 28, the State Secondary Music School Carl Maria von Weber of Saxony hosts an international competition for young pianists for the first time, which will take place regularly in the future.
Young pianists from all over the world up to the age of 20 can present themselves here to a high-carat jury. This special event is accompanied by concerts and lectures.
In addition to the three main prizes in each category, the Special Prize Carl Maria von Weber will also be awarded. The exceptional cellist performs his second Festival concert together with his long-term piano partner Kathryn Stott. Together, they dedicate themselves to Russian works: The Bauhaus movement influenced not only the visual arts, architecture and design of the 20th century, but also produced….
For the fourth time, the Dresden Music Festival invites professional, hobby and amateur musicians to its grand join-in…. For the fourth time, the Dresden Music Festival invites professional, hobby and amateur musicians to its grand join-in project. Once again, many different corners of the historical city centre will resound.
Any music lover can join the fun in , no matter whether you are a soloist or part of an ensemble, young or old, professional or amateur, or whether classical, jazz, pop or rock music is your thing. Dancers of all genres are also invited to present their programs on the streets of the city centre. Ensembles, orchestras, choirs, bands and other musicians of all genres and styles, as well as dance ensembles and dancers.
Please register via email by April 1, , emailing the form on our website www. Various choirs from Dresden and the Elbland Philharmonie Sachsen perform favourite works and songs, inviting the audience to join in. Thomas Runge, choirmaster at the Staatsoperette Dresden, conducts. The mystical power of music is invoked in two of the works performed by the Dresden Philharmonic under the rising….
The mystical power of music is invoked in two of the works performed by the Dresden Philharmonic under the rising conductor Karina Canellakis from New York: When Shostakovich wrote it in , he was once again pilloried by the Communist Party, and the piece disappeared in a drawer. Its world premiere only took place in with David Oistrach as the soloist.