Friday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall

Herreweghe, Faust / Beethoven, Schubert

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Both Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert are at the transition between the classical and the romantic periods. It was actually only due to the soloist at the premiere that Beethoven wrote a Violin Concerto at all, namely Franz Clement, at the time concert master at the Theatre by the River Wien, who is said to have asked for one. This is why Beethoven wrote on the manuscript “Concerto par Clemenza pour Clement” (Concerto out of compassion for Clement). Whilst Beethoven’s work certainly provided the late romantics with a virtual template for this genre, the premiere was, however, fairly unsuccessful. This has now changed dramatically and violin stars find their very own interpretations between brilliant virtuosity and elegant objectivity. In the Beethoven year 2020, the German violinist Isabelle Faust will present her own interpretation with the Wiener Symphoniker under the direction of Philippe Herreweghe. This will be contrasted with Schubert’s Symphony No. 4 (“Tragic”) which the only 19-year-old one himself gave this epithet, a subject of ongoing controversy.

Performers

Philippe Herreweghe 
conductor 
Isabelle Faust 
violin 
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra 

Programme

Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61
1806
42min
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-- INTERVAL --
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20min
Composer: ***
Franz Schubert
Symphony No. 4 in c minor D 417 "Tragic"
Symphony No. 4 in c minor D 417 "Tragic"
1816
29min

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Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall

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Lothringerstraße 20, 1037 Wien
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