Tuesday20.00
Heldenplatz Vienna

Shani, Rachlin, Konzertchor Wien / Festival of Joy

Open-Air Concert on Vienna's Heldenplatz

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On 8th May 2018 at Vienna’s Heldenplatz, the Austrian Mauthausen Committee (MKÖ), in cooperation with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, will be holding the 6th Festival of Joy to commemorate and celebrate the 73nd anniversary of the liberation from National Socialism. The Wiener Symphoniker will be conducted by Lahav Shani and perform works by Ernest Bloch and Leonard Bernstein. They will also present with violinist Julian Rachlin parts from Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowskis Violin Concerto. Further information about the Festival of Joy 2017 at www.festderfreude.at We would like to thank the Oesterreichischen Nationalbank and Münze Österreich for their support.

Performers

Ein Wiener Sängerknabe
mezzo-soprano 
Konzertchor Wien
mixed choir 
Florian Schwarz 
choirmaster 
Andreas Salzbrunn 
choirmaster 
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra 

Programme

Kurt Schwertsik
"Here & Now" for Orchestra op. 117
"Here & Now" for Orchestra op. 117
2016
3min
Composer: Kurt Schwertsik (* )
Ernest Bloch
"Baal Shem" oder "Three Pictures of Chassidic Life", for Violin and Orchestra, 2nd movement "Nigun" (Improvisation)
2nd movement: "Nigun" (Improvisation)
1923
7min
Composer: Ernest Bloch (*, ✝)
Leonard Bernstein
"Chichester Psalms", for mixed Chorus, Boy Soloist and Orchestra
"Chichester Psalms", for mixed Chorus, Boy Soloist and Orchestra
1965
18min
Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 35, 2nd movement (Canzonetta. Andante)
2nd movement: Canzonetta. Andante
7min
Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 35, 3rd movement (Finale. Allegro vivacissimo)
3rd movement: Finale. Allegro vivacissimo
7min

Media

CD

Karel Ancerl: The Philips Recordings

Location

Group

Wiener Heldenplatz

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