Choir

Once the Lights Are Lit

The traditional Christmas concert of the Philharmonic Children's Choir

12/21

Wednesday | 12/21/2022
6:00 pm Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
20 | 5 € children

12/22

Thursday | 12/22/2022
6:00 pm Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
20 | 5 € children

12/24

Saturday | 12/24/2022
2:00 pm Start of Concert
Konzertsaal im Kulturpalast, Dresden
Floor Plan
20 | 5 € children

About the Concert

The beautiful tradition of the Christmas concert will be continued this year - three times: Children and families can look forward to atmospheric carols at Christmas time with the Philharmonic Children's Choir in the Kulturpalast. The large concert organ will also be present again.

Contributer

Gunter Berger
Conductor
Iris Geißler
Piano
Denny Wilke
Organ
Philharmonischer Kinderchor Dresden
Choir

Biographies

Gunter Berger

Choir Director

Gunter Berger received his musical education in school music and orchestral conducting at the music academies of Weimar and Leipzig.

Since 1990 he has devoted himself mainly to choral music with both children and adults. As director of the MDR Kinderchor from 1990 to 2011, he led it to European recognition. He has also worked with, for example, the Gewandhauschor Leipzig, the Berliner Cappella and many other ensembles.

Since the 2012/13 season, Gunter Berger has led the Dresden Philharmonic Choirs as choir director.

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Denny Wilke

As an organist, he regularly plays with orchestras such as the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, the MDR Symphony Orchestra, the Dresden Philharmonic, the Nuremberg State Philharmonic, the Halle Staatskapelle, the MDR Radio Choir, the National Orchestra of Ukraine, the National Choir of Ukraine DUMKA, the Latvian State Choir, the Gewandhaus Choir, the Dresden Philharmonic Choir and many others.

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