Filmnächte am Elbufer

Legends - The Classics of Film Music with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

The Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra with an atmospheric program at the Film Nights on the banks of the Elbe.

About the Concert

The most popular melodies from Star Wars to Harry Potter live with a large orchestra and multimedia show.

Our concert will take place on the Königsufer in the location of the Filmnächte am Elbufer.

On this evening, you will not see original sequences from the films, but specially created, thematically appropriate visuals and many close-ups of our orchestra playing live.


John Williams

Star Wars

Monty Norman

James Bond

John Williams

Harry Potter

Hans Zimmer

The Lion King

Alan Menken


Richard and Robert Sherman

I Wan'na be like you

Nino Rota

The Godfather

Danny Elfman


Klaus Badelt

Pirates of the Caribbean

James Horner


John Williams

Jurassic Park

Kristen and Robert Lopez



Benjamin Pope
Dresdner Philharmonie


Benjamin Pope


Conductor, composer and arranger Benjamin Pope has conducted in concert halls and opera houses all over the world. He specializes in ballet and dance music as well as live accompaniment for films and film sequences. John Williams and Disney have officially recognized him as the conductor of the iconic "Star Wars" score. He is also involved in music education, including as principal conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's education program "RPO Resound".

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Dresdner Philharmonie

Top Class!

Top class!
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 established the reputation of the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra in the international classical music world.  

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