Staud: New works for Dresden
This spring, Johannes Maria Staud takes up the post of Capell-Compositeur (composer-in-residence) at the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden, where various new works will be presented:
Tondo for orchestra (world première 1 May 2011, cond. Christoph Eschenbach), Celluloid for solo bassoon (7 June), and Der Riß durch den Tag, a monodrama for narrator and ensemble, written to a text by Durs Grünbein. Actor Bruno Ganz joins the Staatskapelle as the narrator for the world première on 4 June.