Staatskapelle

Staatskapelle is a denomination used by several German symphony and theatre orchestras. In the alphabetical order of their hometowns, they are:

  • Staatskapelle Berlin
  • Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden
  • Staatskapelle Halle
  • Mecklenburgische Staatskapelle (Schwerin)
  • Staatskapelle Weimar.

The term "Staatskapelle", which literally means "State Band" derivates from the very first principal or royal court orchestras, called "Hofkapelle", most of which were founded in the sixteenth century and later developed into the state orchestras. The term "Staatskapelle" refers to an orchestra with this long tradition.

Other articles related to "staatskapelle":

Deutsches Nationaltheater And Staatskapelle Weimar - The Staatskapelle Weimar - History
... The precursor ensemble of Staatskapelle Weimar dates from 1482, with the formation of a musical ensemble in service of the Weimar Fürsten (Prince) ... Notable musicians in the early history of the Staatskapelle Weimar included Johann Schein (1615–1616) and Johann Sebastian Bach (1705, 1708–1717), both from ... of the German Empire, the ensemble was renamed the Weimar Staatskapelle ...
Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden - Present
... him in August 2002, but resigned in 2004 over disputes with the Staatskapelle's Intendant, Gerd Uecker, on the orchestra's choice of successor ... of being chief conductor of both the Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and the Sächsische Staatsoper simultaneously ... But Luisi resigned as chief conductor of the Staatskapelle in February 2010, effective immediately, after reports that the management had secured a contract with the ZDF network for a ...
Deutsches Nationaltheater And Staatskapelle Weimar
... The Deutsche Nationaltheater and Staatskapelle Weimar (DNT) is the most important musical and theatrical venue in Weimar in Germany ... and the symphony orchestra known as the Staatskapelle Weimar ...
An Alpine Symphony - Suggested Discography
1941 Preiser Records 90205 Karl Böhm Staatskapelle Dresden 1957 Deutsche Grammophon 463190 Rudolf Kempe Staatskapelle Dresden 1971 EMI Classics 64350 Zubin Mehta Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra 1975 ...
Special:Double Redirects
... State Orchestra Dresden Saechsische Staatskapelle Dresden Saechsisches Staatskapelle Dresden Sachsisches Staatskapelle Dresden Sachsische ...