The real Wagner in Dresden

A former Kapellmeister at the court of Dresden, Wagner, who created Rienzi, Der Fliegende Holländer and Tannhäuser in the Saxon capital, invites himself to the Dresdner Musikfestspiele in an original version. At the instigation of its director Jan Vogler and Kent Nagano, the artistic director of the project, the festival wants to rediscover Wagner’s sound […]


A great French voice at Strauss’

The Semperoper continues the great tradition by regularly programming Richard Strauss‘s operas, many of which were first performed here in Dresden. For the revival of Ariadne auf Naxos directed by David Hermann (from 23 February 2023), the great French voice Catherine Hunold, Sarah Aristidou and Angela Brower will make their debut in loco, while Gregory […]