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CPE Bach's Johannes Passion, first performance in Germany since 1784


Germany's oldest orchestra

Happy 525-th birthday Staatskapelle Weimar –
Germany’s oldest orchestra, its traces are found 500 years before the Ukrainian independence and 1 year before the discovery of America. A definitive chart of world’s oldest orchestras:


First concert as Generalmusikdirektor

“Orient and Occident” “Ukraine in Weimar”

Liszt, Mazeppa

Ravel, Sheherazade (Johanni von Oostrum)

Strauss, Eine Alpensinfonie


New GMD appointment in Weimar

Kirill Karabits appointed Music Director of the Deutsches Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle Weimar