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Experience the Wiener Symphoniker on CD and DVD

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1900-2000 Vienna Symphony Centennial

Musical highlights from the first 100 years of the orchestra’s history, conducted by Vladimir Fedosejev, Horst Stein and Hans Swarowsky.

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Ancerl: The Philips Recordings

Karel Ančerl, the artistic director of the Czech Philharmonic, on the podium of the Wiener Symphoniker 1958/59.

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Bach: St Matthew Passion

The legendary performance of Bach's St. Matthew Passion at the 1950 International Bach Festival conducted by Herbert von Karajan.

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Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5

Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli and the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Carlo Maria Giulini live from the Wiener Musikverein in 1979.

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Beethoven: Piano Concertos Nos. 1/4

Friedrich Gulda as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker in a historical recording from 1953.

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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1-9

The Wiener Symphoniker and Philippe Joran release their first recorded Beethoven Symphony cycle complete on five CDs.

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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 1/3

Starting in autumn 2017, the Wiener Symphoniker will release the full Beethoven cycle on 5 CDs.

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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 2/7

The third CD of the Beethoven Cycle recorded at the Musikverein Wien. 

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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 4/5

The second CD of the Beethoven Cycle recorded at the Musikverein Wien. The CD was released in February 2018.

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Beethoven: Symphonies Nos. 6/8

In February 2019, the penultimate part of the Wiener Symphoniker’s first recorded Beethoven cycle appeared with Symphonies No. 6 and 8. 

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

It is done: With the release of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony the Wiener Symphoniker's first cycle of Beethoven’s symphonies on CD will finally be complete. 

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Beethoven: Symphony No. 9

A treasure from the archive of the Wiener Symphoniker: Beethoven's Ninth conducted by Karajan in 1955.

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Beethoven: The 5 Piano Concertos

The live recording of a musical adventure: In 2003, Rudolf Buchbinder played Beethoven's five piano concertos in one day.

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Bellini: I Capuleti e i Montecchi

A dream cast for Bellini: Elina Garanča and Anna Netrebko as Romeo and Juliet, accompanied by the Wiener Symphoniker under Fabio Luisi.

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Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique & Lélio

A recording at the Great Hall of the Musikverein Wien under the direction of the former chief conductor Philippe Jordan.

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Bizet: Carmen

George Bizet's "Carmen" under the direction of Herbert von Karajan from 1954 – a treasure from the archive of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Borgström, Shostakovich: Violin Concertos

Eldbjørg Hemsing interprets violin concerts by Hjalmar Borgström and Dimitri Schostakowitsch.

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Brahms: Complete Symphonies

Brahms’ Symphonies conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch, the former Music Director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Brahms: Symphony No. 1

A special historical recording from 1952 recorded at the Wiener Konzerthaus with the "unknown" condcutor Sergiu Celibidache.

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Brahms: Violin Concerto

Arabella Steinbacher interprets Brahms' violin concerto. A recording with the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Fabio Luisi.

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Bruckner: 9 Symphonies

The Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Volkmar Andreae with the world's first complete recording of Bruckner's symphonies from 1953.

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Bruckner: Symphony No. 2

The Wiener Symphoniker marked the 100th birthday of Carlo Maria Giulini with the release of the Carlo Maria Giulini 100th Anniversary Edition.

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Bruckner: Symphony No. 7

The Wiener Symphoniker under Yakov Kreizberg interpret Bruckner's Seventh Symphony in a recording from 2005.

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Christmas in Vienna III

Charles Aznavour, Plácido Domingo and Sissel Kyrkjebø create a magical Christmas atmosphere in the 1994 live recording.

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Christmas with Placido Domingo

Plácido Domingo and the Wiener Symphoniker create a magical Christmas atmosphere.

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Conchita: From Vienna with Love

Conchita and the Wiener Symphoniker take their collaboration to the next level. In October 2018 they release a joint CD feat. ballads and Diva-songs.

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Dvorák: Symphony No. 9

The 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe is marked with the reissue on the orchestra’s own label of a historical recording from 1958.

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Haydn: Symphonies Nos. 55/103

The Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Vladimir Fedosejev perform the symphony No. 55 and No. 103 by Joseph Haydn.

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Haydn: The Seasons

Under Karl Böhm's direction, the Wiener Symphoniker and Singverein interpret with moving depth and rousing vigour Haydn's "Seasons".

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Liszt: Piano Concertos Nos. 1/2

Lazar Berman, Carlo Maria Giulini and the Wiener Symphoniker interpret Franz Liszt's piano concertos No. 1 and 2.

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Mahler: Symphonie No. 9

A live recording with the Wiener Symphoniker under Hermann Scherchen from the Golden Hall of the Wiener Musikverein in 1950.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 1

The first release of the orchestra's own label presents Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 under the baton of the former Music Director Fabio Luisi.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 5

The Wiener Symphoniker interpret Mahler's Fifth Symphony together with the experienced Mahler conductor Gary Bertini.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 6

Recorded under the music direction of conductor Fabio Luisi, the symphony is in a direct historical reference of the Wiener Symphoniker to the composer.

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Mahler: Symphony No. 6

Mahler's Sixth Symphony in a highly acclaimed recording with the Honorary Conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker George Prêtre.

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Mahler: The Song of The Earth

Mahler's "Song of the Earth" in a dream cast: The Wiener Symphoniker under Josef Krips together with Fritz Wunderlich and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

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Mahler: The Song of the Earth

As a further historical publication from the archives of the Wiener Symphoniker the outstanding interpretation of Gustav Mahler's Song of the Earth.

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Martinu: Works for Violin and Orchestra

Marcello Viotti conducts rarely heard works for violin and orchestra by Bohuslav Martinů.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 11/12/13

The third CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 14/15/16

The fourth CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 17/18

The fifth CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 20/21

The sixth CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 22/23

The seventh CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 24/25

The eighth CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 5/6/8

The first CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concertos Nos. 9/19

The second CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Mozart: Piano Concerts Nos. 26/27

The ninth CD in the series of Mozart's piano concerts with Rudolf Buchbinder as soloist and musical director of the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Offenbach: Overtures

Bruno Weil and the Wiener Symphoniker perform rare overtures to Jacques Offenbach's musical theater works.

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Rihm: Poem of the Painter

Violin music of the 21st century, interpreted by Renaud Capuçon and the Wiener Symphoniker under Philippe Jordan.

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Saint-Saëns: The Carnival of the Animals

The latest release on the Wiener Symphoniker’s own label, Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals, is a premiere of many sorts.

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Schubert: Symphonies Nos. 7, 8

To conclude Philippe Jordan’s first season as Music Director of the orchestra, a new CD of Schubert’s Symphonies No. 7 and No. 8 was released.

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Schumann: Die Symphonien

A complete recording of Schumann's symphonies from 2010, conducted by the former Music Director Fabio Luisi.

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Shostakovich: The Complete Symphonies

A complete recording of Dimitri Shostakovich's 15 symphonies with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra under Eliahu Inbal.

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Springtime in Vienna

The Wiener Symphoniker’s "Springtime in Vienna" concert has been a highlight of the Austrian capital’s musical calendar for forty years.

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Stradivarius at the Opera

Alexandre Da Costa’s violin sings with joy in a magical recordi of opera highlights arranged for solo violin and orchestra.

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Strauss

In the spirit of the Strauss dynasty and the truly Viennese musictradition the Wiener Symphoniker presents a new release under the baton of Manfred Honeck.

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Strauss: Daphne

Recording of a live performance by the Wiener Symphoniker under Karl Böhm from the Wiener Festwochen 1964.

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Strauss: Die Fledermaus

A recording of the most popular Viennese operetta, among others with Brigitte Fassbaender, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau and Otto Schenk.

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Strauss: Festkonzert

The most popular works by Johann Strauss, conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch. A live recording from August 13th 1967.

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Strauss: Raritäten

Václav Neumann and the Wiener Symphoniker interpret rarities by Johann Strauss in a live recording from 1989.

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Strauss: The Gipsy Baron

A live recording of the Wiener Symphoniker under the direction of Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

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Stravinsky: The Firebird

Wolfgang Sawallisch and the Wiener Symphoniker interpret Stravinski's ballet music "The Firebird".

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Tchaikovsky: Pathétique

A recording session in the Golden Hall of the Wiener Musikverein with Music Director Philippe Jordan marks the dawn of a new era for the Wiener Symphoniker.

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Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4

Herbert von Karajan conducts the Wiener Symphoniker in a historical live recording from the Wiener Musikverein in 1954.

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Verdi: A Masked Ball

A live recording of the Bregenz Festival in 1999 under the musical direction of Marcello Viotti.

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Verdi: Messa da Requiem

A treasure from the archive of the Wiener Symphoniker: Verdi’s Requiem conducted by Karajan in 1954.

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Verdi: Simon Boccanegra

The acclaimed performance of Giuseppe Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" conducted by Massimo Zanetti on CD.