Dresden’s Gain is Munich’s Loss: Thielemann Signs With Staatskapelle

by Jens F. Laurson [WETA, 10 October 2009]
Earlier today it became official: Christian Thielemann has signed a contract to be the next Music Director of the Staatskapelle Dresden starting 2011. This does not come entirely unsuspected—the orchestra and conductor have been considered a natural and likely fit since the news of Thielemann’s contract not being renewed in Munich first broke.