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Tolerantia - ein musikalisches Plädoyer

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  • 13/10/17 20:00

25 Jahre LJO Sachsen

Tolerantia - ein musikalisches Plädoyer

With Jenkins’ impressive Mass for Peace and Benjamin Fleischmann’s must-hear one-act opera Rothschild’s Violin, the Saxon Youth Orchestra has put together a top-class concert programme to mark its 25-year anniversary. The performances take a social stance and invite both the schoolchildren involved and the audience to engage with these highly current topics.

Benjamin Fleischmann (1913-1941): Rothschild's violin Opera in an act according to the eponymous tale of Anton Chekhov
Instrumentation by Dmitri Shostakovich
(Concert performance)

Karl Jenkins (* 1944): The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace </ i> for soloists, choir and orchestra


Performers: Landesjugendorchester Sachsen Marie Hansel - soprano
Britta Black - Old
Ulrich Cordes - tenor
Alexander Bischoff - tenor
Andreas Scheibner - bass
Leipzig Oratory Choir; Chorus 116 Dresden
Conductor: Prof. Milko Kersten


52.Project of the Provincial Youth Orchestra of Saxony Autumn 2017
A project of the Saxon Music Council in cooperation with HELLERAU – European Center for the Arts Dresden
Supported by the Saxonian State Ministry of Science and Art

Europäisches Zentrum der Künste Dresden