Orchestra Concert



Friday | 10/28/2022
7:30 pm Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
55 | 45 | 39 | 33 | 25 | 18 €
9 € for young people

About the Concert

Fairground hustle and bustle in St. Petersburg. A puppeteer enters the scene. Puppets come to life. A game of seduction and jealousy develops between Petrushka, a ballerina and a black servant, which ends fatally. That is actually the plot of the ballet "Petrushka", to which Igor Stravinsky created an enchanting score. With Russian folk dances, lots of movement and, at the end, the question: were they really just puppets telling us here about the tragedy of life? Saint-Saëns, on the other hand, takes us to the Orient with his last piano concerto. He composed it during his stay in Egypt and said himself that in the second movement one could hear echoes of a Nubian love song that he had heard from ships on the Nile. In this sense: bon voyage!


Paul Dukas
"Der Zauberlehrling" Scherzo nach einer Ballade von Goethe (1897)

Camille Saint-Saëns
Klavierkonzert Nr. 5 F-Dur "Ägyptisches Konzert" (1896)

Igor Strawinski
"Petruschka" Ballett (1911, Fassung 1947)


Lionel Bringuier
Dejan Lazic


Lionel Bringuier

Still in his early thirties, Lionel Bringuier has already travelled extensively across the globe at the invitation of symphonies, chamber orchestras and opera houses, and in the 2020/21 season he continues the position of Artiste Associé in his home town with Opéra de Nice. This unique appointment gives him the opportunity to curate a series of special programmes which he will also conduct, and to invite several of his closest musical partners, including Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Gautier Capuçon and Nicolas Bringuier.

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