In fact, large orchestras usually have works by composers from their home country with them on tour: the French transparent, finely crafted sound goods by Debussy and Ravel, the Russians melodious, robust material by Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and Co. The concert program of the Saxon Staatskapelle Dresden was over The weekend was originally themed “Rule, Britannia!”. The reason for this, most likely: Daniel Harding. The boyish Brit conducted the orchestra from East Germany. Christian Thielemann can’t do everything.