Concerts for Schools

The Brothers Lionheart

Dresden school concert at the Kulturpalast


Friday | 2/03/2023
9:00 am Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
10 | 5 € children
Free admission for school classes after registration

About the Concert

Of course, every child knows Pippi Longstocking. But Astrid Lindgren has also succeeded in creating a wonderful story with The Brothers Lionheart, even though the subject is not at all simple. In the story about the wild and moving adventures of the two brothers Karl (Krümel) and Jonathan Lionheart in the land of Nangijala, she manages the tightrope act of introducing children to the subject of death without scaring them. For many, the book is therefore a source of comfort and encouragement for children. Philipp Matthias Kaufmann has given the novel a musical summary, and Erik Brünner will read it to the accompaniment of his music in our concert hall.

Grades 4-7


Concert reading
Text: Astrid Lindgren
Music: Philipp Matthias Kaufmann


Harry Ogg
Erik Brünner
Philharmonischer Kinderchor Dresden
Dresdner Philharmonie


Harry Ogg


Based in Cologne, British conductor Harry Ogg is Musikalischer Assistent des Gürzenich Orchester Köln and embarks upon his third season in the position in the 2021/22 season.

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Philharmonischer Kinderchor Dresden

The children's choir owes its foundation to an initiative of the then chief conductor of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Masur, in 1967 and thus looks back on a history of more than fifty years. Today, the Dresden Philharmonic Children's Choir is one of the best-known and most successful children's choirs in Germany. The continuous professional work with the children is supported by the close cooperation with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Dresdner Philharmonie

Music for all

That is the claim of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. The orchestra stands for concerts at the highest artistic level, musical education for all ages and looking beyond the musical horizon. Guest performances on almost every continent and collaborations with guests from all over the world have anchored the reputation of the Dresden Philharmonic in the international classical music world. Marek Janowski has been chief conductor and artistic director of the Dresden Philharmonic for the second time since the 2019/2020 concert season. Already in his first term from 2001 to 2003, he convinced with unusual and challenging programs.

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