The Staatskapelle Weimar Orchestra of Germany
- Categories: Classical
- Event posted: May 3, 2017
- Last updated: May 3, 2017
- Tuesday, March 13, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
- Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive, KU campus, Lawrence
- Cost: $21 - $55
- Age limit: All ages
The Lied Center is honored to host The Staatskapelle Weimar on its first tour of North America. Founded in 1491, it is one of the oldest, most illustrious orchestras in the world. In 1756, Duchess Anna Amalia made the orchestra the primary musical institution of the city of Weimar. There are many famous names in classical music history that have been associated with the orchestra, including Johan Hummel, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss and many others.