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Ensemble


Young solo woodwinds and strings of the famous Staatskapelle Dresden were made curious in 1997, with rehearsals to Strauss’ opera ” Frau ohne Schatten ” by the spherical sounds of an instrument up to then never belonged. It concerned the glass glasharmonika, an instrument, which had had its bloom in the time of the classical period and the peiod of “storm and urge”, which turned out however thereafter nearly for the complete oblivion. Energized by the enthusiastic introduction lecture of its player Sascha Reckert, the young ensemble stayed together after end of office, in order to make chamber music together with the glass glasharmonika. This was the birth of the Allegria ensemble.

The Allegria ensemble maintains above all old music, which stands in relationship with the Saxonian culture area at for the period of “August dem Starken” (“August the strong”), without locking however thereby for the music of other epochs. As equal kind of interpreting old music authentically the improvising performance of old music on new instruments is considered to the Allegria Ensemble, in the kind and formation as it was usual in the royal chamber music at the Saxonian court. A special attraction of the Allegria concerts lie in the authenticity of the performances. So in the bloom time of the glass glasharmonika (about 1770 – 1820) the famous Virtuose Marianne Kirchgessner (1767 – 1808) played together frequently with flute and, in addition, with voice.

This constellation is characteristic for this epoch and complements themselves to a marvellous and typical sound.Many compositions of the Dresdner composer Johann Gottlieb Naumann (1741 – 1802) are made for the formation of the Allegria ensemble.


Members

Alina Goeres

Alina Goeres

Violin

Anett Baumann

Annett Baumann

Violin

Carola Bachmann

Carola Bachmann

Violin

Angelika Grünert

Angelika Grünert

Violin

David Mathe

David Mathe

Bassoon

Fanny Froede

Fanny Froede

Violin

Franziska Schwarz

Franziska Schwarz

Violin

Friederike Herrmann

Friederike Herrmann

Flute

Hannes Schirlitz

Hannes Schirlitz

Bassoon

Janosch Armer

Janosch Armer

Violin

Jens Becker

Jens Becker

Flute

Laetita Turini

Laetita Turini

Flute

Lenka Matejakova

Lenka Matejakova

Violin

Lukas Helbig

Lukas Helbig

Cello

Magdalena Elstner

Magdalena Elstner

Violin

Maria Berge

Maria Berge

Violin

Marit Kipping

Marit Kipping

Violin

Matthias Wilde

Matthias Wilde

Cello

Solveig Rosenhauer

Solveig Rosenhauer

Violin

Stefano Cucuzzella

Stefano Cucuzzella

Violin

Titus Maack

Titus Maack

Cello

Yuki Janke

Yuki Janke

Violin