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2023/24

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Advent Concert of ZDF

Conductor: Christian Thielemann Broadcast date on ZDF: 10 December 2023, 18:00
Advent Concert of ZDF

First Performance

6 pm 

Aktenzeichen: »An affair of the heart«

Aktenzeichen celebrates the 100th birthday of Joachim Herz
Aktenzeichen: »An affair of the heart«

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Aktenzeichen: »Far Eastern exoticism on an express train«

Performance

8 pm 

2nd Evening Recital

Conductor: Gábor Káli | Bass clarinet: Moritz Pettke
2nd Evening Recital

Performance

8 pm 

3rd Evening Recital

Condcutor: Christoph Koncz | Tuba: Constantin Hartwig
3rd Evening Recital

Performance

8 pm 

4th Evening Recital

Conductor: Elim Chan | Violoncello: Friedrich Thiele 170 years Tonkünstler-Verein Dresden
4th Evening Recital

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

1st Morning Recital

Conductor: Yi-Chen Lin | Violoncello: Sebastian Fritsch
1st Morning Recital

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Auftakt!

Soiree to open the 2023/24 season With members of the Semperoper ensemble
Auftakt!

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Ausstellungseröffnung: »Die Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden persönlich«

Ausgewählte Biografien von Musikerinnen und Musikern aus der jüngsten Kapellgeschichte anlässlich des 475. Jubiläums der Staatskapelle

Premiere

7 pm 

Benvenuto Cellini

Opéra-comique in three acts (Weimar version) by Hector Berlioz Performed in French with German and English supertitles
Benvenuto Cellini

First Performance

7 pm 

Blues Brothers

Dresden version by Manfred Weiß Performed in German and English
Blues Brothers

First Performance

11 am 

The Clever Gretchen

Children’s opera for children from 8 years by Martin Smolka Performed in German
The Clever Gretchen

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Der Freischütz

Romantic opera in three acts by Carl Maria von Weber Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Der Freischütz

Premiere

6 pm 

Der 35. Mai oder Konrad reitet in die Südsee

Dance Theatre for ages 6 and above by Raphaël Coumes-Marquet / Gordon Kampe
Der 35. Mai oder Konrad reitet in die Südsee

First Performance

7 pm 

Die Fledermaus

Lyrical comedy in three acts by Johann Strauss Performed in German with German and English surtitles
Die Fledermaus

Premiere

4 pm 

Die Frau ohne Schatten /
The Woman without a Shadow

Opera in three acts by Richard Strauss Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Die Frau ohne Schatten / The Woman without a Shadow

Premiere

6 pm 

Die Jüdin von Toledo /
The Jewess of Toledo

World premiere. Opera in five acts by Detlev Glanert Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Die Jüdin von Toledo / The Jewess of Toledo

First Performance

7 pm 

The Bald Soprano

Chamber opera in one act based on the play by Eugène Ionesco Performed in German
The Bald Soprano

Next Performance

11 am 

The Animal’s Conference

Concert with the Semperoper children’s choir
The Animal’s Conference

First Performance

7 pm 

Die tote Stadt

Opera in three acts by Erich Wolfgang Korngold Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Die tote Stadt

Next Performance

2 pm 

Die Zauberflöte / The Magic Flute

Opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Performed in German with German and English surtitles
Die Zauberflöte / The Magic Flute

First Performance

6 pm 

Don Carlo

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
Don Carlo

First Performance

7 pm 

Dornröschen / The Sleeping Beauty

Ballet in one prologue and three acts by Aaron S. Watkin Music by Pyotr I. Tchaikovsky
Dornröschen / The Sleeping Beauty

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ballet evening in two parts by Frederick Ashton / David Dawson
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

First Performance

7 pm 

Elektra

Tragedy in one act by Richard Strauss Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Elektra

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

»Enoch Arden« op. 38, TrV 181

Ein literarisch-musikalischer Abend nach einem Gedicht von Alfred Lord Tennyson, vertont von Richard Strauss
»Enoch Arden« op. 38, TrV 181

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

A Window on Jazz

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

A Window on Jazz – guest at the Jazzclub Tonne

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Amsterdam

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Violine: Janine Jansen Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Amsterdam

Performance

8 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Antwerpen

Klavier und Leitung: Sir András Schiff Tournee mit Sir András Schiff
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Antwerpen

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Beijing

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Viola: Lawrence Power

Performance

4 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Dortmund

Klavier und Leitung: Sir András Schiff Tournee mit Sir András Schiff
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Dortmund

Performance

5 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Essen

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Essen

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Frankfurt

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Viola: Antoine Tamestit Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Frankfurt

Performance

8.15 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Groningen

Klavier und Leitung: Sir András Schiff Tournee mit Sir András Schiff
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Groningen

Performance

8 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Hamburg

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Klavier: Lang Lang Europa-Tournee II
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Hamburg

Performance

8 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Köln

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Köln

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Luzern

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Viola: Antoine Tamestit Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Luzern

Performance

8 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in München

Klavier und Leitung: Sir András Schiff Tournee mit Sir András Schiff
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in München

Performance

8 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Paris

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Paris

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Shanghai

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Viola: Lawrence Power

Performance

8 pm 

Gast­­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Stuttgart

Klavier und Leitung: Sir András Schiff Tournee mit Sir András Schiff
Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Stuttgart

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Viola: Antoine Tamestit
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Violine: Janine Jansen Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Performance

7.30 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Klavier und Leitung: Sir András Schiff Tournee mit Sir András Schiff
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Performance

7.30 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann | Klavier: Lang Lang Europa-Tournee
Gastkonzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Performance

7.30 pm 

Gast­konzert der Staatskapelle Dresden in Wien

Dirigent: Christian Thielemann Europa-Tournee II

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

»Gemeinsam heimatlos«: Theater der Ohren und Ausstellung

Performance aus Lesung, Live-Musik und Fotoreportage
»Gemeinsam heimatlos«: Theater der Ohren und Ausstellung

Next Performance

10 am 

With your permission, Monsieur Petipa!

An introduction to the world of ballet An offer of the Semperoper Education
With your permission, Monsieur Petipa!

Next Performance

7 pm 

Hansel and Gretel

Fairy tale drama in three acts by Engelbert Humperdinck Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Hansel and Gretel

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Concert of the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden

Next Performance

7 pm 

Il barbiere di Siviglia /
The Barber of Seville

Opera buffa in two acts by Gioachino Rossini Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
Il barbiere di Siviglia / The Barber of Seville

First Performance

7 pm 

Into the Woods

Musical in one prologue and two acts by Stephen Sondheim Performed in German
Into the Woods

Premiere

7 pm 

Katja Kabanowa

Opera in three acts by Leoš Janáček Performed in Czech with German and English supertitles
Katja Kabanowa

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

1st Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden 475 years Staatskapelle Dresden
1st Chamber Music Evening

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

2nd Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden
2nd Chamber Music Evening

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

3rd Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden
3rd Chamber Music Evening

Performance

8 pm 

4th Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden
4th Chamber Music Evening

Performance

8 pm 

5th Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden
5th Chamber Music Evening

Performance

8 pm 

6th Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden
6th Chamber Music Evening

Performance

8 pm 

7th Chamber Music Evening

Chamber Music Exchange with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
7th Chamber Music Evening

Performance

11 am 

Kammerkonzert der Giuseppe-Sinopoli-Akademie

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Kammerkonzert der Giuseppe-Sinopoli-Akademie im Lingnerschloss

Performance

11 am 

8th Chamber Music Matinée

Chamber Music of the Staatskapelle Dresden 170 years Tonkünstler-Verein Dresden
8th Chamber Music Matinée

Performance

11 am 

Kapelle für Kids: »Alte Meister, quietschfidel!«

First Performance

11 am 

Kapelle für Kids: »Der Musik auf der Spur …«

Next Performance

2 pm 

La bohème

Scenes of »La vie de Bohème« (Henri Murger) in four pictures by Giacomo Puccini Performed in Italian with German and English surtitles
La bohème

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

La Cenerentola / Cinderella

Dramma giocoso in two acts von Gioachino Rossini Performed in Italian with German and English surtitles
La Cenerentola / Cinderella

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

La sonnambula

Melodramma in two acts by Vincenzo Bellini Performed in Italian with German and English surtitles
La sonnambula

First Performance

7.30 pm 

La traviata

Melodramma in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi Performed in Italian with German and English surtitles
La traviata

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

L’elisir d’amore / The Elixir of Love

Melodrama in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
L’elisir d’amore/ The Elixir of Love

Next Performance

7 pm 

Le nozze di Figaro /
The Marriage of Figaro

Opera buffa in four acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
Le nozze di Figaro / The Marriage of Figaro

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Les Contes d’Hoffmann /
Tales of Hoffmann

Fantastic opera in five acts by Jacques Offenbach Performed in French with German and English supertitles
Les Contes d’Hoffmann / Tales of Hoffmann

Performance

11 am 

»Lieder seines Lebens /
Songs of His Life«

Matinee recital dedicated to Richard Strauss with Christiane Karg and Gerold Huber (piano)
»Lieder seines Lebens/ Songs of His Life«

First Performance

7.30 pm 

L’Orfeo

Favola in musica in one prologue and five acts by Claudio Monteverdi Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
L’Orfeo

Performance

8 pm 

»Neue Musik Paul Aron«

Concert moderated by Dr. Agata Schindler In commemoration of the destruction of Dresden on 13 February 1945
»Neue Musik Paul Aron«

Performance

7.30 pm 

Ohne Frack auf Tour

Die Staatskapelle in der Neustadt
Ohne Frack auf Tour

First Performance

3 pm 

Otello

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
Otello

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Pique Dame / The Queen of Spades

Opera in three acts and seven scenes by Pjotr I. Tschaikowsky Performed in Russian with German and English surtitles
Pique Dame / The Queen of Spades

Premiere

7 pm 

Plot Point

Multi-part ballet evening by George Balanchine / Crystal Pite / Twyla Tharp
Plot Point

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Powder Her Face

Opera in two acts by Thomas Adès
Powder Her Face

Performance

6 pm 

Performance

5 pm 

Performance

6 pm 

Performance

11 am 

Performance

6 pm 

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Performance

5 pm 

First Performance

7 pm 

Romeo and Juliet

Ballet in three acts by David Dawson World premiere
Romeo and Juliet

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Schneewitte / Snow White

Music theatre for everyone aged 7 and above by Sophie Kassies and Jens Joneleit
Schneewitte / Snow White

Premiere

6 pm 

A Swan Lake

Ballet in two acts by Johan Inger World premiere
A Swan Lake

First Performance

8.30 pm 

Semper Bar: »Electronic Impressions«

Electronic music, analogue synthesisers and theremin
Semper Bar

Last Performance

11 am 

Semper Matinee & Soiree: »Sehnsucht/ Yearning«

Matinee recital on a great German emotion
Semper Matinee & Soiree

Performance

9 pm 

SemperOpernball

First Performance

7 pm 

New Year's Eve Concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden

Conductor: Tugan Sokhiev | Piano: Igor Levit Broadcast date on ZDF: 31 December 2023, 17:30
New Year's Eve Concert of the Staatskapelle Dresden

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Special Concert to the 475th Birthday of the Staatskapelle Dresden

Performance

8 pm 

Special Concert International Shostakovich Festival Gohrisch

Performance

8 pm 

Special Concert Capell-Compositeur

Conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer Georg Friedrich Haas »in vain« for 24 instruments
Special Concert Capell-Compositeur

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Sonderkonzert des Gustav Mahler Jugendorchesters

Performance

8 pm 

Special Concert with Sir András Schiff

First Performance

7 pm 

Special Concert within the »Richard Strauss Days« at the Semperoper

Conductor: Antonio Pappano | Violoncello: Norbert Anger | Viola: Sebastian Herberg
Special Concert within the »Richard Strauss Days« at the Semperoper

Performance

7 pm 

Silent film with live orchestra: »Der Rosenkavalier«

Film from 1926, reconstructed version from 2006 Compositions by Richard Strauss: 1911 & 1925
Silent film with live orchestra: »Der Rosenkavalier«

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

1st Symphony Concert

Conductor: Christian Thielemann | Viola: Antoine Tamestit
1st Symphony Concert

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

2nd Symphony Concert

Conductor: Antonello Manacorda
2nd Symphony Concert

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

3rd Symphony Concert

Conductor: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla | Piano: Rudolf Buchbinder
3rd Symphony Concert

First Performance

11 am 

4th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Daniele Gatti
4th Symphony Concert

First Performance

11 am 

5th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Daniel Harding | Violin: Frank Peter Zimmermann
5th Symphony Concert

First Performance

7 pm 

6th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Christian Thielemann | Soprano: Julia Kleiter | Baritone: Markus Eiche
6th Symphony Concert

First Performance

7 pm 

7th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Jakub Hrůša | Violin: Augustin Hadelich
7th Symphony Concert

First Performance

7 pm 

8th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Herbert Blomstedt
8th Symphony Concert

First Performance

11 am 

9th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Susanna Mälkki
9th Symphony Concert

First Performance

11 am 

10th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Christian Thielemann | Piano: Lang Lang
10th Symphony Concert

First Performance

11 am 

11th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
11th Symphony Concert

First Performance

7 pm 

12th Symphony Concert

Conductor: Christian Thielemann
12th Symphony Concert

First Performance

4 pm 

Tristan and Isolde

Opera in three acts by Richard Wagner Performed in German with German and English supertitles
Tristan and Isolde

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

Turandot

Dramma lirico in three acts by Giacomo Puccini Performed in Italian with German and English supertitles
Turandot

Performance

11 am 

Bestowal of the International Peace Prize »Dresden Prize«

This event is organised by Friends of Dresden Deutschland and the Semperoper Dresden With the kind support of the Klaus-Tschira Foundation

There are currently no further performances scheduled this season.

White Darkness

Three-part ballet evening by William Forsythe / Sharon Eyal / Nacho Duato
White Darkness

Premiere

7 pm 

Woyzeck

Based on the play by Georg Büchner Performed in German and English
Woyzeck