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Orchestras

Staatskapelle Weimar

Kirill Karabits, Music Director

About

The Staatskapelle Weimar, founded in 1491, is one of the oldest, most illustrious orchestras in the world. Its history is closely associated to some of the world's best known musicians and works. In 1756, Duchess Anna Amalia made the orchestra the primary musical institution of the city of Weimar. There are many famous names in classical music history that have been associated with the orchestra including Johan Hummel, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss and many others. This orchestra has never previously toured in North America.

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    • Staatskapelle Weimar ©Felix Broede
      Staatskapelle Weimar ©Felix Broede
    • Staatskapelle Weimar by Felix Broede
      Staatskapelle Weimar by Felix Broede
    • Staatskapelle Weimar by Felix Broede
      Staatskapelle Weimar by Felix Broede
    • The Deutsches Nationaltheater - Weimar, Germany © Thomas Mueller
      The Deutsches Nationaltheater - Weimar, Germany © Thomas Mueller
    • The Deutsches Nationaltheater - Weimar, Germany © Thomas Mueller
      The Deutsches Nationaltheater - Weimar, Germany © Thomas Mueller
    • Staatskapelle Weimar © Candy Welz
      Staatskapelle Weimar © Candy Welz
    • Kirill Karabits, Photos by Denis Manokha
      Kirill Karabits, Photos by Denis Manokha
    • Kirill Karabits, Photos by Denis Manokha
      Kirill Karabits, Photos by Denis Manokha
    • Kirill Karabits, Photos by Denis Manokha
      Kirill Karabits, Photos by Denis Manokha
    • Kirill Karabits, Photos by Candy Welz
      Kirill Karabits, Photos by Candy Welz
    • Catherine Foster, Photos by Stephan Ernst
      Catherine Foster, Photos by Stephan Ernst
    • Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
      Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
    • Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
      Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
    • Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
      Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
    • Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
      Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
    • Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
      Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
    • Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
      Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
    • Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
      Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
    • Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
      Sunwook Kim, photo by Marco Borggreve
    • Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
      Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
    • Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
      Valeriy Sokolov, Photos by Simon Fowler
    • Vadym Kholodenko, Photo by Ira Polarnaya
      Vadym Kholodenko, Photo by Ira Polarnaya
    • Vadym Kholodenko, Photo by Ira Polarnaya
      Vadym Kholodenko, Photo by Ira Polarnaya
    • Vadym Kholodenko, Photo by Van Cliburn
      Vadym Kholodenko, Photo by Van Cliburn