20 May 2013

Broadcast of Wagner Gala from the Semperoper Dresden

UNITEL CLASSICA broadcasts the WAGNER GALA from the Semperoper Dresden to celebrate the 200th birthday of the great composer. Music director Christian Thielemann conducts the ouvertures and great tenor scenes from Richard Wagner’s operas which were premiered in Dresden. Jonas Kaufmann, one of the most popular Wagnerian tenors of the age, will be a special guest. The concert will be broadcast live-time deferred in Europe and South Africa on May 21 and in Asia on May 22 in High Definition and with Surround Sound.

Program:

Richard Wagner (1813-1883):
Ouvertures to "Der fliegende Holländer", „Rienzi“, „Lohengrin“ and „Tannhäuser“
A Faust-Ouverture (1855 version)
"Allmächt'ger Vater" from „Rienzi“
"In fernem Land" from „Lohengrin“
"Inbrunst im Herzen" from „Tannhäuser“

Hans Werner Henze (1926-2012):
Fraternité. Air pour l'orchestre (1999)


Broadcasting times:
  • Berlin - Johannesburg Tuesday, May 21 - 22.15
  • Sofia Tuesday, May 21 - 23.15
  • Teipei - Manila - Kuala Lumpur Wednesday, May 22 - 19.15
  • Seoul - Busan - Tokyo Wednesday, May 22 - 20.15