Behind the Scenes

Andrrs Orozco-Estrada (c) Werner Kmetitsch

Orozco-Estrada & Beethovens "Ninth"

A fabulous celebration at the turn of the year with Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Beethoven’s triumphant Ninth Symphonie in one of Vienna’s most beautiful halls.

Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve

Lahav Shani · Love from the very first bar

In May 2015 Lahav Shani stood in at short notice at a Wiener Symphoniker concert. Rehearsal period: one day. The rest is – not quite – history.

Komponisten Mozart und Haydn

Haydn & Mozart

The fatherly and friendly relationship between Joseph Haydn and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart went far beyond ordinary friendship.

Rudolf Buchbinder (c) Marco Borggreve

Leading Soloists · Season 18-19

Four world-class virtuosos will realise their dream of a profound musical collaboration with the Wiener Symphoniker this season. Each performing as interpreter and conductor in one.

Coventry Cathedral War Requiem

War Requiem · Benjamin Britten

The premiere of Benjamin Britten´s War Requiem took place at the rebuilt Coventry Cathedral on 30th May 1962. Britten put forward an urgent plea for reconciliation of the peoples.