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Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden Chor

Overview
Works: 168 works in 309 publications in 4 languages and 2,996 library holdings
Genres: Musical settings  Music  Live sound recordings  Drama  Operas  Sacred music  Motets  Art music  Interviews  Waltzes (Music) 
Roles: Performer, Musician, Singer, Instrumentalist, Other
Classifications: M2020, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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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 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bartoli continues her exploration of Steffani's music by championing his last and greatest masterpiece - her first Stabat Mater since the best-selling Pergolesi recording."La Bartoli sings as enthrallingly as ever, and with this new CD reasserts her place as No. 1 in the international diva firmament." - Financial Times Germany on Mission. Cecilia Bartoli's exploration of the music of Steffani continues on from her best-selling recording ‘Mission' with an album of the celebrated Stabat Mater alongside Steffani's greatest sacred works for chorus, orchestra and soloists, constituting the most comprehensive collection of Steffani's sacred choral music on CD. Bartoli leads an array of internationally celebrated singers including countertenor Franco Fagioli, the bass Salvo Vitale and the two young German tenors Daniel Behle and Julian Prégardien. Steffani's Stabat Mater is his masterpiece, completed shortly before he died in 1728. It has been described as the most powerful expression of his religious fervour and, at almost half an hour, the largest-scale, most complex and heartfelt of his compositions outside his operas. The opening solo "Stabat Mater dolorosa" featured on the ‘Mission' DVD. The album is completed by six world premiere recordings of the best of Steffani's remaining sacred music, including Sperate in Deo and Laudate Pueri. These are scored for orchestra, chorus and soloists featuring two young baroque-specialist sopranos Nuria Rial and Yetzabel Arias Fernandez alongside Behle, Pregardien and Vitale. Also amongst these world premieres is Non plus me Ligate, a seven-minute solo motet for Cecilia Bartoli. Released in the same month is an album of Steffani's greatest orchestral music ‘Ouvertures et Danzes' with Diego Fasolis and I Barocchisti
New Year's Eve concert 2010 by Christian Thielemann( )

4 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 255 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
A child of our time by Michael Tippett( )

8 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 249 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
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 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Faust-Symphonie by Franz Liszt( )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded July 1976 in Symphony Hall, Boston
Symphonie nr. 2, C-moll by Gustav Mahler( )

4 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dream of Gerontius : Oratorium by Edward Elgar( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods, kings & demons by René Pape( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 118 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 )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in Latin and held by 98 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 )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 85 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 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Der Freischütz : romantische Oper in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 37 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
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 : opera in three acts 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
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

Live aus der Semperoper : the Lehár gala from Dresden by Franz Lehár( Recording )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityStaatsoper Dresden. Chor

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

Staatsopernchor Dresden.

Staatsopernchor Dresden, 1992 -

Staatsopernchor Drezden.

State Opera Choir (Dresden, Germany)

Languages
German (43)

Latin (11)

English (8)

French (2)