Tips for the upcoming week
(3 – 9 March 2016)

Spring is not too far from now (photo: C. Reichert)

Thursday, 3 March 2016:  master pieces of Frédéric Chopin (piano concert)

The concert pianist Soryang invites you to lean back and relax while listening to the marvellous music of Frédéric Chopin. The soft sound of the music and the lovely atmosphere of the ballroom will take you away in a land of wonder and magic.
Beginning: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: €22/ €16,50; How to get there: Cosel-Palais Dresden, An der Frauenkirche 12, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 1,2,4 ‚Altmarkt’ stop.

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Friday, 4 March 2016: Stilbruch (rock concert)

 A rock band with a cello, a violin and the drums? This unique combination is the core of Stilbruch. The three musicians learned to play their instruments in their very early days and love to play ever since. Singing and standing, the performance of this band is not an everyday experience.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €20/ €15, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Dixiebahnhof Dresden, Platz des Friedens, 01108 Dresden, TRAM 7 ‘Weixdorf Bad’ stop.

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Saturday, 5 March 2016: Manon Lescaut by Puccini (live opera broadcast)

Puccini himself called this opera a masterpiece of desperate passion. Playing in Paris of the 1940s, the main story is mostly about violence, love and death. But as it is a live broadcast from New York, this opera is delightful for ears and eyes.
Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: €29; How to get there: Rundkino Dresden, Prager Straße 6, 01069 Dresden; TRAM 3,7,8,9,11 ‘Walpurgisstraße’ stop.

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Sunday, 6 March 2016: Barluath (SCO) (folk concert)

Barluath are a diverse and innovative Glasgow-based Scottish folk band, who embrace both the traditional and contemporary music of Scotland, Ireland and America. Barluath have continued to grow since forming in early 2010 and have delighted many audiences, such as with their appearances at Scotland’s Celtic Connections, Linlithgow Folk Festival and PipingLive! to name only three as well as at festivals in Germany and Belgium.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €18/ €14, if you bring your student-ID card; How to get there: Dreikönigskirche, Hauptstraße 23, 01097 Dresden; TRAM 4,8,9 ‘Neustädter Markt’ stop or TRAM 3,6,7,8,11 ‘Albertplatz’ stop.

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Monday, 7 March 2016: Results (movie in original version)

Recently divorced, newly rich, and utterly miserable, Danny is the perfect test subject for the relationship between money and happiness. Danny, now well funded but bored, goes to the local gym, where he meets self-styled guru/owner Trevor and acerbic trainer Kat. Soon, the three lives are inextricably linked. Find out more movies with “OmdU” (original movie, German subtitles) in this week’s program.
Beginning: 7 p.m.; Admission: €5; How to get there: Thalia Cinema, Görlitzer Straße 6, 01099 Dresden; TRAM 13 ‘Görlitzer Straße’ stop.

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Tuesday, 8 March 2016: Paisley (rock concert)

The big revelation of the 2014 HELLERAU Bandstand, Paisley have since really picked up steam. In 2015 they won the Sound of Dresden band contest, toured Germany and released their first EP. The singer’s striking British voice, blistering guitar solos, and an exciting exchange between groovy basslines and tough drum beats, all combined with a fantastic stage presence, make the Dresden indie rock band a great live experience.
Beginning: 8 p.m.; Admission: €6; How to get there: Hellerau – European Centre oft he Arts Dresden, Karl-Liebknecht-Str.56 , 01109 Dresden, TRAM 8 ‘Festspielhaus Hellerau‘.

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Wednesday, 9 March 2016: Pasión de Buena Vista (music&dance experience)

Hot rhythms, delicate dances, exotic beauties and unforgettable melodies will take you on a journey through exciting Cuban nights! So far, the show has been seen by more than 600.000 visitors in 35 different European countries, counting over 600 appearances.
Beginning: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: €39,90/ €35,90/ €29,90; How to get there: Boulevard Theater Dresden, Maternistraße 17, 01067 Dresden; TRAM 7, 10, 12 ‚Haltepunkt Freiberger Straße’ stop.

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