Opera and Christmas Choruses

Chorus of the Semperoper Dresden

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Perfect for this time of year – the most beautiful opera choruses and Christmas songs, just in time for Advent. And we’ve invited no less an ensemble than Dresden’s Sächsischer Staatsopernchor to bring you into a Christmas mood: with the slaves’ and prisoners’ choruses from Nabucco and Fidelio and other notable large-scale scenes from the opera repertoire, the ensemble’s musicians will be treating us to a joyful and effortless interpretation.

Photo: Matthias Creutziger

Performance ends at approximately 07:00 pmTickets available from 11 € to 55 €
  • Giuseppe Verdi
    Fire Chorus “Fuoco di gioia!” from Otello
    Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves “Vá, pensiero” from Nabucco
    Ruggiero Leoncavallo
    Bell Chorus “Don Din Don” from Pagliacci
    Otto Nicolai
    Moon Chorus from Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor
    Richard Wagner
    “Wach auf, es nahet gen den Tag” from Die Meistersinger
    Ludwig van Beethoven
    Prisoners’ Chorus “O welche Lust” from Fidelio
    Christmas Songs from the Ore Mountains
    Gustav Holst
    “Christmas Day”
    Christmas carols for harp and for organ

    • Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden
    • Jörn Hinnerk Andresen Conductor
    • Accompanied by Organ/Harp
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    School and university students as well as senior citizens, those holding the Baden-Baden family pass, the unemployed, and the severely disabled (from 70%) are entitled to discounted admission as listed. In order to qualify for a discount, identification must be presented at the door.

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