The Philharmonic Choir on the road

Grant us peace Concert in the Christuskirche Dresden Klotzsche


Sunday | 6/11/2023
5:00 pm Start of Concert
Christuskirche Klotzsche
Boltenhagener Platz 3, 01109 Dresden
15 | 7.50 €

About the Concert

The Philharmonic Choir Dresden is a guest at the Christuskirche in Dresden Klotzsche with works from the Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic and contemporary periods. Under the direction of Iris Geißler, the choir sings a cappella compositions by Mendelssohn, Bruch, Gjeilo and Schütz, among others. The highlight of the concert will undoubtedly be the "Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo in B" (Little Organ Solo Mass) by Joseph Haydn. The Philharmonic Choir will be accompanied by the Heidenau Chamber Orchestra and Judith Walther on the organ. Laura Keil takes over the soprano part.


Iris Geißler
Judith Walther
Laura Keil
Heidenauer Kammerorchester
Matthias Herbig
Philharmonischer Chor Dresden


Iris Geißler

Choir Director Philharmonic Choir / Assistant to the Choir Director / Stage Manager Children's Choir

Iris Geißler studied correpetition and piano at the Hochschule für Musik "Carl Maria von Weber" in Dresden. At the same time, she began working as a correpetitor with the Philharmonic Choir. After graduating, she held a teaching position for several years in correpetition at the Hochschule für Musik "Carl Maria von Weber".

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Philharmonischer Chor Dresden

Founded in 1967 on the initiative of the then Philharmonic Chief Conductor Kurt Masur, the Philharmonic Choir can look back on more than 50 successful years, marked by numerous concerts and national and international concert tours. The highlights of the last season certainly include the performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 at the opening of the new concert hall in the Kulturpalast in April 2017, the anniversary concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Philharmonic Choirs and the participation in the season opening with Gustav Mahler's monumental "Symphony of a Thousand" in the same year.

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