Behind the Scenes


Austrian National Day Concerts

Great events cast their shadows before them. The Austrian premiere by the Wiener Symphoniker of Johannes Maria Staud’s fifteen-minute long orchestral work Stromab, conducted by François-Xavier Roth.


Wien Modern - J’accuse - 31.10

A milestone in film history, with an exciting soundtrack provided live by the Wiener Symphoniker. J’accuse switches between romance, drama, action, horror and embedded journalism.

Julian Rachlin

Julian Rachlin performs Brahms

One of today’s most enticing soloists, the Vienna based Lithuanian violinist Julian Rachlin, performs Brahms’ violin concerto on his Stradivarius violin “ex Liebig” of 1704, a piece that...

Paul Rabeck (c) Julia Wesely

Paul Rabeck - Viola

A warm welcome our new member Paul Rabeck. Paul starts his trial year as violist for the orchestra on October 1.

Proben Beethoven Zyklus (c) Johannes Ifkovits 4

The Road to Beethoven

For the first time in their history, the Wiener Symphoniker will release a complete Beethoven symphonies cycle on CD. With a new CD of the series to be released every 6 months, the full cycle will be completed just in time for the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven in 2020.