Jan Vogler announces Dresden Music Festival 2019 (September 2018)

Today, 12 September, Artistic Director Jan Vogler announced the festival program of the Dresden Music Festival 2019, following the motto “Visions”. From 16 May until 10 June 2019, the festival will also refer to the Bauhaus centennial. Within the 56 events at 22 venues Jan Vogler wants to break genre boundaries and revive traditions in the sense of the Bauhaus philosophy, together with artists and fellow musicians from all over the world.

Find here more information about the entire festival program for 2019.

Jan Vogler: Moritzburg Festival Finale on 26 August (August 2018)

On 26 August, the 26th Moritzburg Festival ended with a brilliant final in the church of Moritzburg: persistent applause and standing ovations after Mendelssohns string octet op. 20, the traditional final piece. The Artistic director Jan Vogler sums up:
g’s exceptional audience inspired artists from all over the world and highly motivated us musicians. What unique atmospheres at the concerts and a wonderful dialogue between music, nature and architecture. ”

Over the past two weeks, international soloists such as Nils Mönkemeyer, Narek Hakhnazaryan, Avi Avital, Mira Wang, Arnaud Sussmann, Olli Mustonen, Pauline Sachse, Paul Huang, Jan Vogler, Yeree Suh, Richard O’Neill and Alexander Sitkovetsky have been working on dynamic chamber ensembles.

The short, multi-faceted compositions by Dai Fujikura, Composer-in-Residence 2018, set exciting contrasts.

Jan Vogler’s Moritzburg Festival starts on 11 August (August 2018)

From 11 – 26 August,  this year’s Moritzburg Festival will take place at castle Moritzburg in Saxony. Cellist Jan Vogler is founder and Artistic Director of the festival. This year’s patron is Prof. Monika Grütters, minister of State for culture and media in Germany.

Find here the festival’s program and further information.

Jan Vogler: Meisterschüler-Meister in Neuhardenberg (August 2018)

Also this year, cellist Jan Vogler led the workshop Meisterschüler Meister at Schloss Neuhardenberg with a final concert at Schinkelkirche Neuhardenberg.

Within the Meisterschüler Meister program, young musical talents are accompanied and supported by experienced musicians as an important part of their career path.

See here some photo impressions:



Jan Vogler & the European Culture Award TAURUS (June 2018)

On Friday, 8 June, the Ceremony of the European Culture Award TAURUS will take place in the Frauenkirche Dresden. Entertainer and musician Götz Alsmann welcomes great artists such as the tenor Piotr Beczala, soprano, Anja Harteros, cellist Jan Vogler, actor Daniel Brühl, painter Gerhard Richter and the European Union Youth Orchestra under Vasily Petrenko.

Find here further informtion on the event.