Festive Gala from the Semperoper Dresden 2018 – J. Strauss: The Bat

Jonas Kaufmann Palais Garnier, Paris


The festive gala concerts at the Semperoper Dresden count among the most splendid classical music events and constitute a highlight programme of German television. New Year’s Eve 2018 is celebrated with a true masterpiece of the golden age of operetta, highlights of Johann Strauss’s “Die Fledermaus” (The Bat), a rollicking tale of concealed identities, played out against a backdrop of champagne and candelabras.

Additional Info

  • No: A05050630
  • Composer: Johann Strauss
  • Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst
  • Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Artists: Jonas Kaufmann, Elisabeth Kulman, Andreas Schager, Tuuli Takala
  • Production year: 2018
  • Run time: 01:30:00
  • Producers: ZDF in co-production with Unitel
  • Format: HDTV 16:9
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