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The 27th Moritzburg Festival takes place from August 4 - 18, 2019!

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4/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Opening Concert

Moritzburg Castle

Programme
W. A. Mozart: Overture to „The Magic Flute“
Violin | Mira Wang, Nathan Meltzer
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer
Cello | Jan Vogler


D. Milhaud: La Création du Monde
Violin | Jesse Mills, Zhe Li
Double bass | Alexander Edelmann
Saxophone | Asya Fateyeva
Piano | Tiffany Poon

A. Bruckner: String quintet in F major
Violin | Kai Vogler, Zhe Li
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer, Sindy Mohamed
Cello | Guy Johnston

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€ 56 | € 42

Public Viewing on the castle's terrace

 

5/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

Public Rehearsal

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

The programme will be announced in the evening.

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€ 8 | € 5 (reduced price)

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6/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

Portrait Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Works of Niccolò Paganini

Violin | Kevin Zhu
Piano | Tiffany Poon

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€ 10 | € 5 (reduced price)

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6/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Church Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Programme
G. Rossini: Sonata No. 4 in B flat major
Violin | Kevin Zhu, Mira Wang
Cello | Hayoung Choi
Double bass | Alexander Edelmann


D. Shostakovich: Piano trio No. 2 in E minor op. 67
Violin | Jesse Mills
Cello | Guy Johnston
Piano | Tiffany Poon


J. Brahms: Piano quartet No. 3 in C minor op. 60
Violin | Mira Wang, Ziyu Shen
Cello | Jan Vogler
Piano | Antti Siirala

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€ 35 | € 24

8/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

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Orchestra Lab

Elbe Flugzeugwerke Dresden

Time to take off: We take you on an extraordinary journey with a lot to discover. How does an orchestra work? What is the conductor doing? And what can you build from a passenger machine? Mankind is fascinated by the process of creation and we are always looking forward to the results. Experience this joyful expectation up close in a spectacular hangar of the Elbe Flugzeugwerke, when this year's Moritzburg Festival Orchestra gives you a look behind the scenes.

Moderation by Jan Vogler

Artists
Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Josep Caballé Domenech | Conductor

Tickets
€ 18 (free seating)

One drink and one snack are included in the ticket price.

8/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

Behind the scenes: Moritzburg Festival Artists ©Oliver Killig

Public Rehearsal

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

The programme will be announced in the evening.

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9/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Church Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Programme
W. A. Mozart: String quintet No. 2 in C minor K. 406/516b
Violin | Mira Wang, Annabelle Meare
Viola | Lawrence Power, Sindy Mohamed
Cello | Maciej Kułakowski

T. Adès: Three Berceuses for Viola and Piano
Viola | Lawrence Power
Piano | Antti Siirala
(Premiere in Germany)*


J. Brahms: Klavierquintett f-Moll op. 34
Violin | Kai Vogler, Annabelle Meare
Viola | Lawrence Power
Cello | Guy Johnston
Piano | Antti Siirala

*Commissioned composition by the Moritzburg Festival, Wigmore Hall London and the Verbier Festival


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€ 35 | € 24

 

10/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Moritzburg goes Kulturpalast

Kulturpalast Dresden

Programme
W. A. Mozart: Overture to "Don Giovanni"
A. Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor for 2 Cellos and Orchestra RV 531
A. Piazzolla: „Four seasons of Buenos Aires” for Violin and Orchestra
L. v. Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B flat major op. 60

Artists
Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Josep Caballé Domenech | Conductor
Hayoung Choi, Jan Vogler  | Cello
Nathan Meltzer, Kai Vogler, Mira Wang, Kevin Zhu | Violin

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20 € | 15 € | 10 €

11/8/2019 - 11:00 am

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Proschwitz' Picnic

Garden of Proschwitz Castle

Enjoy charming chamber music in the unique atmosphere of the Proschwitz Castle's garden. You are very welcome to bring picnic baskets, blankets and seats. Please note that there will be no seats provided. There will be the opportunity to buy drinks on site. In case of bad weather conditions, the concert (duration approximately 3 hrs) will take place inside Proschwitz Castle.

Programme
Chamber music pieces from the 18th - 21st century

Artists
Participants of the Moritzburg Festival Academy

Tickets
€ 25 (adults) | € 10 (children under 15 years) | € 55 (family card: 2 adults, max. 2 children) | Free entry for children under 3 years.

 

11/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Palace Concert

Moritzburg Castle

Programme
S. Barber: Adagio in B flat minor from string quartet op. 11
Violin | Mira Wang, Annabelle Meare
Viola | Lawrence Power
Cello | Hayoung Choi


C. Schumann: Piano trio in G minor op. 17
Piano | Tiffany Poon
Violin | Nathan Meltzer
Cello | Guy Johnston


N. Rimski-Korsakow: String sextet in A major
Violin | Kevin Zhu, Mira Wang
Viola | Lawrence Power, Ziyu Shen
Cello | Jan Vogler, Maciej Kułakowski

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€ 56 | € 42


In cooperation with

12/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

Public Rehearsal

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

The programme will be announced in the evening.

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13/8/2019 - 5:00 pm

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Notes

Käthe Kollwitz' Memorial, Moritzburg

Actress Christine Hoppe reads from letters by Clara Schumann, Johannes Brahms and the siblings Fanny Hensel and Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy. Music from Johann Sebastian Bach will be playing.

Reading | Christine Hoppe
Violin | Esther Hoppe

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€ 24 | € 16

13/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Palace Concert

Moritzburg Castle

Programme
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: Piano quartet No. 1 in C minor op. 1
Violin | Alexander Sitkovetsky
Viola | Sindy Mohamed
Cello | Maciej Kułakowski
Piano | Tiffany Poon


F. Hensel: String quartet in E flat major
Violin | Nathan Meltzer, Mira Wang
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer
Cello | Hayoung Choi


A. Dvořák: Piano trio No. 3 in F major op. 65
Piano | Boris Giltburg
Violin | Kevin Zhu
Cello | Jan Vogler

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€ 56 | € 42


In cooperation with

14/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

Portrait Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Works of Clara und Robert Schumann

Piano | Tiffany Poon

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€ 10 | € 5 (reduced price)

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14/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Palace Concert

Moritzburg Castle

Programme
W. A. Mozart: Adagio and Fugue for stings in C minor K. 546
Violin | Esther Hoppe, Kevin Zhu
Viola | Sindy Mohamed
Cello | Hayoung Choi
Double bass | Alexander Edelmann


R. Strauss: Piano quartet in C minor op. 13
Violin | Alexander Sitkovetsky
Viola | Ziyu Shen
Cello | Guy Johnston
Piano | Boris Giltburg


A. Borodin: String quintet in F minor
Violin | Mira Wang, Nathan Meltzer
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer
Cello | Christian Poltéra, Maciej Kułakowski

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€ 56 | € 42

 

15/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

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Long Night Of Chamber Music

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

The young Moritzburg Festival Orchestra musicians present themselves in chamber music ensembles.

Programme
G. Bacewicz: String quartet Nr. 1
C. Boissier-Butini: Divertissement avec Rondo à la Polacca (German first performance)
M. Bonis: „Scènes de la Fôret“, op. 123
L. Farrenc: Sextet for Piano and Wind Instruments in C minor, op. 40
F. Hensel: String quartet in E flat major
A. Klughardt: Wind quintet in C major, op. 79
L.A. Le Beau: String quintet C minor, op. 54
E. Mayer: String quartet in G minor, op. 14
W.A.Mozart: Quintet E flat major KV 452
R. Panufnik: Cantator and Amanda
N. Rimski-Korsakow: Quintet B flat major for Piano and Wind Instruments
C. Shaw: "Blueprint"
M.L.Sirmen: String quartet E major, op. 3 Nr. 6
E.Smyth: String quintet E major, op. 1

 

Includes the presentation of the "2019 Moritzburg Festival Academy Award".

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€ 24 | € 16

16/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

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Carte Blanche

Lutheran Church, Steinbach

With works of Eugène Ysaÿe, Fritz Kreisler, Béla Bartók, Ludwig van Beethoven, Jean-Baptiste Barrière, Johann Sebastian Bach

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€ 25 | € 10 (restricted view)

In cooperation with „Evangelisch-Lutherisches Kirchspiel Bärnsdorf-Naunhof“

16/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

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Vienna Night (with dinner)

Proschwitz Castle

With works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert as well as waltzes of Joseph Lanner and Johann Strauß

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€ 145

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17/8/2019 - 7:00 pm

Portrait Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Works of Joseph Haydn, Jean-Baptiste Barrière, Niccolò Paganini

Cello | Hayoung Choi, Maciej Kułakowski

 

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17/8/2019 - 8:00 pm

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Church Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Programme
H. Eisler: Prélude and Fugue "B-A-C-H" for string trio op. 46
Violin | Alexander Sitkovetsky
Viola | Ziyu Shen
Cello | Maciej Kułakowski


A. Dvořák: Piano quartet No. 1 in D major op. 23
Klavier | Boris Giltburg
Violin | Kai Vogler
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer
Cello | Christian Poltéra


J. Haydn: „Seven last words of our savior on the cross“ (arr. for string quartet Hob. XX:1B)
Violin | Nathan Meltzer, Esther Hoppe
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer
Cello | Guy Johnston

 

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€ 35 | € 24

18/8/2019 - 11:00 am

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Final Concert

Lutheran Church, Moritzburg

Programme
G. Enescu: String octet in C major op. 7
Violin | Alexander Sitkovetsky, Nathan Meltzer, Kevin Zhu, Kai Vogler
Viola | Sindy Mohamed, Ulrich Eichenauer
Cello | Christian Poltéra, Guy Johnston


F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: String octet in E flat major op. 20
Violin | Kevin Zhu, Esther Hoppe, Nathan Meltzer, Kai Vogler
Viola | Ulrich Eichenauer, Ziyu Shen
Cello | Jan Vogler, Hayoung Choi

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€ 35 | € 24

MORITZBURG FESTIVAL ON TOUR

Events

9/8/2019 - 7:30 pm

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theatre

King Albert Theatre, Bad Elster

Artists
Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Josep Caballé Domenech | Conductor

Tickets & Information:
Tel.: +49 (0)37437 53 900 | www.chursaechsische.de

Since 2001, tour and guest concerts have played an important role in keeping the Festival part of the international music scene all year long. Moritzburg Festival artists have successfully toured the Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York as well as a large number of European music metropoles such as Rome, Milan, Brussels, Berlin, Hamburg, Vienna, New York and Seoul.

Retrospective

10/8/2018

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theatre

Programme:
F. Mendelssohn Bartholdy: "A Midsummer Night's Dream" op. 61 (Nocturne & Intermezzo)
W. A. Mozart: Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C major K 299
F. Schubert: Symphony no. 5 in B flat major D485

Artists:
Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Josep Caballé Domenech | Conductor
Marina Piccinini | Flute
Anneleen Lenaerts | Harp

Tickets & Information:
Tel.: +49 (0)37437 53 900 | www.chursaechsische.de

15/12/2017

WIEN: Musikverein

Friendship concert Moritzburg - Pyeongchang
The Moritzburg Festival meets the PyeongChang Music Festival Korea: Stars from the Asian and European classical music scenes perform an intercultural programme together - such as Viviane Hagner (Violin), Hwayoon Lee and Lars Anders Tomter (Viola), Jan Vogler (Cello), Yeol Eum Son (Piano) and Anneleen Lenaerts (Harp).

Programme
I. Yun: Duo for cello and harp
J. Brahms: Piano trio no. 1 in B major op. 8
P. Tschaikowski: String sextet in D minor op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence"

4/8/2017

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:
R. Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale op. 52
W. A. Mozart: Sinfonia concertante E flat major KV 364 (320d)
D. Shostakovich: Symphony No. 9 E flat major op. 70

Artists:
Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Josep Caballé Domenech | Conductor
Mira Wang | Violin
Ruth Killius | Viola

5/8/2016

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:
G. Rossini: Overture to the Opera “The Barber of Seville”
J. Brahms: Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra A minor Op. 102
R. Schumann: Symphony No. 4 D minor Op. 120

Artists:
Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Josep Caballé Domenech | Conductor
Benjamin Beilman | Violin
Jan Vogler | Violoncello

19/4/2016

HIILDESHEIM: Stadttheater

Programme:
J. Haydn: Piano Trio G-Major, Hob. XV:25 - "Gypsy"
E. Schulhoff: Duo for Violin and Violoncello
P. Tschaikowski: Piano Trio A-Minor op. 50

Artists:
Baiba Skride | Violin
Jan Vogler | Violoncello
Antti Siirala | Piano

20/9/2015

HAMBURG: Laeiszhalle

Programme:

Works by Haydn, Schulhoff and Tchaikovsky

Artists:

Baiba Skride, Violin
Jan Vogler, Cello
Antti Siirala, Piano

19/9/2015

HAMBURG: Laeiszhalle

Programme:

Works by Haydn, Schulhoff and Tchaikovsky

Artists:

Baiba Skride, Violin
Jan Vogler, Cello
Antti Siirala, Piano

18/8/2015

BERLIN: Konzerthaus - Young Euro Classic Festival

Programme:

Works by Widmann, Beethoven and Mozart

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Milan Turkovic, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, Piano

17/8/2015

BERLIN: Konzerthaus - Young Euro Classic Festival

Programme:

Works by Widmann, Beethoven and Mozart

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Milan Turkovic, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, Piano

15/8/2015

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:

Works by Ravel, Beethoven and Mozart

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Milan Turkovic, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, Piano

14/8/2015

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:

Works by Ravel, Beethoven and Mozart

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Milan Turkovic, Conductor
Lise de la Salle, Piano

19/2/2015

LUDWIGSHAFEN: BASF-Feierabendhaus

Programme:

Works by Schubert

Artists:

Valery Sokolov, Violin
Mira Wang, Violin
Lars Anders Tomter, Viola
Jan Vogler, Cello
Janne Saksala, Double Bass
Shirley Brill, Clarinet
Johannes Dengler, French Horn
David Seidel, Bassoon

9/8/2014

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:

Works by Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Heinrich Schiff, Conductor
Daniel Ottensamer, Clarinet
Mira Wang, Violin
Nikki Chooi, Violin

8/8/2014

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:

Works by Vivaldi, Mozart and Beethoven

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Heinrich Schiff, Conductor
Daniel Ottensamer, Clarinet
Mira Wang, Violin
Nikki Chooi, Violin

10/8/2013

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:

Works by Mozart, Berg, Marini and Brahms

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Eric Jacobsen, Conductor
Midori, Violin

9/8/2013

BAD ELSTER: König Albert Theater

Programme:

Works by Mozart, Berg, Marini and Brahms

Artists:

Moritzburg Festival Orchestra
Eric Jacobsen, Conductor
Midori, Violin

8/7/2013

BADEN-BADEN: Festspielhaus

Programme:

Works by Haydn, Schulhoff and Dvorák

Artists:

Benjamin Schmid, Violin
Mira Wang, Violin
Lars Anders Tomter, Viola
Jan Vogler, Cello
Antti Siirala, Piano

7/7/2013

BADEN-BADEN: Festspielhaus

Programme:

Works by Haydn, Schulhoff and Dvorák

Artists:

Benjamin Schmid, Violin
Mira Wang, Violin
Lars Anders Tomter, Viola
Jan Vogler, Cello
Antti Siirala, Piano