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Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden Chor

Works: 138 works in 264 publications in 4 languages and 2,710 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Music  Live sound recordings  Drama  Operas  Sacred music  Art music  Interviews  Filmed performances  Motets 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer
Classifications: M2020, 782.1
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Most widely held works by Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden
Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi( )

5 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opening the disc is Vivaldi's brief Sonata al Santo Sepolcro, an instrumental work probably intended for inclusion in an Easter church service. This is followed by a Stabat Mater proper, also by Vivaldi. Vivaldi used just the first ten verses of the text, creating one of the most sombre of all settings, here performed by the Canadian ensemble Theatre of Early Music and its director, counter-tenor Daniel Taylor, who in Bach is joined by Emma Kirkby, taking on the soprano part
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( )

8 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 1938 assassination of a German diplomat in Paris by Jewish refugee Herschel Grynszpan, which led to Germany's Kristallnacht
Eine Faust-Symphonie by Franz Liszt( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July 1976 in Symphony Hall, Boston
Grosse Totenmesse : op. 5, für Tenorsolo, Chor und Orchester : Gedenkkonzert, in memoriam Dresden, 13. Februar 1945 by Hector Berlioz( )

6 editions published in 2007 in Latin and Undetermined and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie nr. 2, C-moll by Gustav Mahler( )

4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream of Gerontius : Oratorium by Edward Elgar( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods, kings & demons by René Pape( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Frau ohne Schatten by Richard Strauss( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Strauss and Hofmannsthal's sumptuous and magical fairy tale receives an authoritative performance conducted by the great Karl Böhm, a protégé of the composer, in his last Met broadcast. The extraordinary cast is led by Leonie Rysanek as the Empress, the "woman without a shadow" of the title, who stars opposite James King as the ethereal Emperor, Walter Berry as the goodhearted Barak the Dyer, Ursula Schröder-Feinen as the hapless Dyer's Wife, and Mignon Dunn as the sinister Nurse
Gurre-Lieder by Arnold Schoenberg( Recording )

5 editions published in 1996 in German and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MCCRACKEN, James (tenor). NORMAN, Jessye (soprano). ARNOLD, David (baritone). SCOWN, Kim (tenor). KLEMPERER, Werner (sprechstimme [speaker]) TANGLEWOOD FESTIVAL CHORUS. BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. OZAWA, Seiji (conductor)
Missa solemnis : op. 123 by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Latin and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this festive concert the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden under the baton of Fabio Luisi celebrated the reopening of the Frauenkirche in Dresden. After the bombing of Dresden on February 13, 1945, the church burnt out and its dome, the "The Stone Bell", collapsed. The church was always very dear to the heart of the Dresdeners and just as its ruins were a constant reminder of the Second World War, the rebuilt church will remain a monument to and a symbol of hope and conciliation. Thus the reopening proved to be a touching event of great solemnity, which was perfectly matched by the Missa solemnis
Elektra by Richard Strauss( Recording )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the courtyard of the palace of Agamemnon, murdered king of Mycenae, Elektra bemoans her father's murder at the hands of her mother, Klytämnestra, and her mother's lover, Aegisth. She vows vengeance. She is interrupted by her younger sister, Chrysothemis, who urges Elektra to give up her obsession with revenge so they both can lead normal lives. Chrysothemis reappears with news that Orest is dead. Stunned, Elektra tells her sister she must now help kill Klytämnestra and Aegisth. When the girl pulls away in terror and runs off, Elektra starts to dig for the buried ax that killed Agamemnon. She is interrupted by a stranger who says he has come to inform Klytämnestra of Orest's death. When Elektra reveals her name, he tells her Orest lives. Servants come and kiss his hand. The dogs of the house know me, he says, but not my own sister. Crying his name, Elektra falls into Orest's arms and tells him she has lived only for his return. Their reunion is cut short when Orest is summoned before Klytämnestra. He kills both the queen and her lover. Elektra begins an ecstatic dance and when Chryothemis returns, Elektra falls dead
Consider, my soul : sacred arias by Thomas Quasthoff( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Year's Eve concert 2010 by Christian Thielemann( Recording )

4 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The auspicious premiere of a series of New Year's Eve concerts from the famous Semperoper in Dresden. Christian Thielemann, designated Principal Conductor of Staatskapelle Dresden, pours his expertise into Lehar's evergreen The Merry Widow, with theopeartic megastar Renee Fleming in the title role. Adding to the magnetic presence of Renee Fleming is the chocolately baritone and charm of Christopher Maltman
Hänsel und Gretel : fairy-tale opera in three acts by Engelbert Humperdinck( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied von der Glocke : op. 45 by Max Bruch( Recording )

3 editions published in 1995 in German and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arabella by Richard Strauss( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Arabella revolves around the true love between two very different couples - the love that unites two people forever "in joy and sorrow, hurt and forgiveness", as Arabella herself puts it at the end of the opera"--Container
Missa solemnis : concert for the reopening of the Frauenkirche in Dresden by Ludwig van Beethoven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Latin and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inaugural concert to celebrate the reopening of the Dresden Frauenkirche
Der Freischütz : romantische Oper in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carl Maria von Weber's dark Romantic era tale of love, faith, and temptation is grippingly performed by the Dresden Staatskapelle led by conductor, Christian Thielemann in this live DVD performance from early 2015
The merry widow : operetta in three acts by Franz Lehár( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy New Year : die Operettengala aus Dresden by Emmerich Kálmán( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names

controlled identityStaatsoper Dresden. Chor


Chor der Dresdner Staatsoper

Chor der Sächsischen Staatskapelle Dresden.

Chor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden.

Chor der Staatsoper

Chor der Staatsoper Dresden.

Chorus of the Dresden State Opera

Coro de la Ópera de Dresde

Coro de la Opera del Estado de Dresden

Dresden State Opera Chorus

Dresden State Opera Chorus 1992 -

Dresdner Opernchor

Dresdner Staatsopernchor

Opernchor der Sächsischen Staatsoper.

Opernchor der Sächsischen Staatsoper Dresden

Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden Opernchor

Sächsischer Staatsopernchor.

Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden

Staatsoper Chor


Staatsopernchor Dresden.

Staatsopernchor Dresden, 1992 -

Staatsopernchor Drezden.

State Opera Choir (Dresden, Germany)

German (45)

Latin (10)

English (8)

French (2)