Highlights of this year’s 21st Chursächsische Festspiele (September 10 to October 3) include a reading of Wagner by Klaus Maria Brandauer, announced the Chursächsische Veranstaltungs GmbH. The stage and film star will be seen on September 19. Other highlights of the polyphonic festival program include an evening theater with Ben Becker (September 11), with pop concerts by Anna Depenbusch (September 12), the prince (September 16) and Jeanette Biedermann (September 18) . with the musical premiere of “Kiss Me Kate” (September 24) and a detective thriller reading by Franziska Troegner & Jaecki Schwarz (October 1). The festival program is rounded off by the exhibition “Zander, Likörelle, Ottifanten” (September 12 to November 28) in the form of an exclusive retrospective with works by Frank Zander, Udo Lindenberg and Otto Waalkes in the Kunst-Wandelhalle. (mq)