Strauss cycle, Beethoven, Giuseppe Sinopoli and Sir András Schiff

Staatskapelle Dresden presents its concert season for 2020/2021

At the annual press conference held today, Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden presented their plans for the 2020/2021 season. In addition to a Strauss cycle with Principal Conductor Christian Thielemann and concerts with Principal Guest Conductor Myung-Whun Chung and Conductor Laureate Herbert Blomstedt, Sir András Schiff will appear several times in Dresden as the 472-year-old orchestra’s new Artist-in-Residence. The post of Composer-in-Residence will be held posthumously by Giuseppe Sinopoli, the Staatskapelle’s former Principal Conductor.


The complete concert programme for the 2020/2021 season along with high-resolution press photos can be found at

Ticket sales for the new season will begin at 10 a.m. on 11 March 2020.