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Schumann Cello Concert & Symphony No. 2

Jan Vogler, Dresdner Festspielorchester, Ivor Bolton

Schumann Cello Concert & Symphony No. 2

The Dresden Festival Orchestra was founded by Jan Vogler, cellist and artitistic director of the Dresden Music Festival, in 2012 in the spirit of the »Orchestra di Dresda«, the legendary court orchestra of August the Strong. The orchestra unites about 50 musicians from the finest early-music ensembles in Europe and comes togheter once a year at the Dresden Music Festival. Under the musical direction of Ivor Bolton the Orchestra and Jan Vogler as soloist have recorded Robert Schumann's cello concerto and his second symphony at Dresden's Lukaskirche. Both are works that he composed in Dresden and thus create a nice relation to the hometown of the orchestra. Jan Vogler has provided his Stradivarius cello with gut strings. The program was already performed at the final concert of the 2016 festival season and was critically acclaimed.

Tracklisting
  • Robert Schumann: Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in A minor Op. 12
  • Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 2 in C major Op. 61

The Dresden Festival Orchestra was founded by Jan Vogler, cellist and artitistic director of the Dresden Music Festival, in 2012 in the spirit of the »Orchestra di Dresda«, the legendary court orchestra of August the Strong. The orchestra unites about 50 musicians from the finest early-music ensembles in Europe and comes togheter once a year at the Dresden Music Festival. Under the musical direction of Ivor Bolton the Orchestra and Jan Vogler as soloist have recorded Robert Schumann's cello concerto and his second symphony at Dresden's Lukaskirche. Both are works that he composed in Dresden and thus create a nice relation to the hometown of the orchestra. Jan Vogler has provided his Stradivarius cello with gut strings. The program was already performed at the final concert of the 2016 festival season and was critically acclaimed.

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From April 18 to 20, 2019 teh Dresden Festival was a guest at the IV Festival Internacional de Música Clásica de Bogotá. In three concerts under the baton of Josep Caballé Domenech and Johannes Klumpp and with Jan Vogler as soloist the ensemble performed works by Schubert, Schumann and Brahms.

Robert Schumann: Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Op. 97 »Rhenish«

As part of the performance of all symphonies by Robert Schumann his Symphony No. 3 was played at the final concert of the 2018 Dresden Music Festival. The concert was broadcast live on June 10, 2018 at the Kulturpalast. The Dresden Festival Orchestra was led by its chief conductor Ivor Bolton.

»Schumann's Cello Concerto reflected in Historical Sound«

Born in 1810 in Zwickau, Robert Schumann is among the most celebrated composers of the romantic epoch. Besides Leipzig and Dusseldorf, he left his musical marks in Dresden, where he had lived for six years. Shortly after he had left Dresden, he wrote the popular Cello Concerto in A minor. The film delves musically into the sound of Schumann's lifetime.

Trailer Beethoven »Leonore«

Zum Abschluss der Musikfestspiele 2017 wurde der Kulturpalast in einem ungewöhnlichen Zusammentreffen des Dresdner Festspielorchesters mit herausragenden Solisten einerseits und den jungen Künstlerinnen und Künstlern der »Bohème 2020« andererseits zum Opernhaus mit der Aufführung von »Leonore«, der Urfassung von Beethovens »Fidelio«. Auf historischem Instrumentarium erklang die »Rettungs- und Befreiungsoper« in einem Zusammenspiel zwischen Historie und Moderne.

Trailer Schumann CD

In search of original sound: The Dresden Festival Orchestra has recorded its first CD featuring Schumann's Cello Concerto and Second Symphony during the 2016 Dresden Music Festival. The film offers an insight behind the scenes of the CD production and the fascinating work process of the orchestra and its journey on the traces of the sound of Schumann.

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