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Viotti Lorenzo (c) Martin Straka

Weihnachtsabonnement

With the classical delicacies from our Christmas subscription, you can prolong the festive fun far into the new year. This year, give your beloved a tryst with the greats of the international classical scene.

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Viotti Lorenzo (c) Martin Straka
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Viotti, Wang / Schumann, Shostakovich
Robert Schumann
Concerto for piano and orchestra in a minor op. 54
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 10 in e minor op. 93
Frühling in Wien 2019
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Capuçon / Springtime in Vienna
The Wiener Symphoniker's Easter Concert on TV
Paul Dukas
"L'apprenti sorcier" ("The Sorcerer's Apprentice"), Scherzo for Orchestra
Maurice Ravel
"Tzigane", Rhapsody for violin and orchestra
Maurice Ravel
"Daphnis et Chloé", Suite No. 2
Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve
Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Kavakos / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Brahms
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e minor op. 64
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1 in c minor op. 68
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Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve

Weihnachtsabonnement Plus

With the classical delicacies from our Christmas subscription, you can prolong the festive fun far into the new year. This year, give your beloved a tryst with the greats of the international classical scene.

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Viotti Lorenzo (c) Martin Straka
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Viotti, Wang / Schumann, Shostakovich
Robert Schumann
Concerto for piano and orchestra in a minor op. 54
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 10 in e minor op. 93
Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Friday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Aldrich, Pirgu, Crossley-Mercer, di Pierro, Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Wiener Singakademie / Berlioz "La damnation de Faust op. 24"
Berlioz Focus
Edwin Crossley-Mercer 
bass-baritone
Nahuel di Pierro 
bass
Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Kinderchor
children's choir
Hector Berlioz
"La damnation de Faust" ("The Damnation of Faust"), Dramatic legend in four parts op. 24
Frühling in Wien 2019
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Capuçon / Springtime in Vienna
The Wiener Symphoniker's Easter Concert on TV
Paul Dukas
"L'apprenti sorcier" ("The Sorcerer's Apprentice"), Scherzo for Orchestra
Maurice Ravel
"Tzigane", Rhapsody for violin and orchestra
Maurice Ravel
"Daphnis et Chloé", Suite No. 2
Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve
Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Kavakos / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Brahms
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e minor op. 64
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1 in c minor op. 68
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Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Julia Wesely

Wiener Symphoniker-Zyklus

Classical music in all its splendour is one more guaranteed in 2018-19 in the Wiener Symphoniker cycle in the Great Hall of the Wiener Konzerthaus.

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David Zinman (c) Priska Ketterer
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Zinman, Röschmann, Johnston, Wiener Singakademie / Mahler
Wiener Singakademie
mixed choir
Heinz Ferlesch 
choirmaster
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 2 in c minor "Resurrection"
Miah Person (c) Mina Artistbilder
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Gardner, Persson, Gruber / Gruber, Mahler
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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HK Gruber
"Frankenstein!!", A pan-demonium for Chansonnier and Orchestra after children's rhymes by HC Artmann
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 4 in G major
Philippe Jordan (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Szeps-Znaider / Schwertsik, Brahms, Dvorák
Kurt Schwertsik
"Here & Now" for Orchestra op. 117
Johannes Brahms
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 77
Antonín Dvorák
Symphony No. 9 in e minor op. 95 "From the New World"
Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani / Weber, Beethoven, Schumann
Carl Maria von Weber
Overture to the opera "Oberon"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 4 in G major op. 58
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 1 in B major op. 38 "Spring symphony"
Viotti Lorenzo (c) Martin Straka
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Viotti, Wang / Schumann, Shostakovich
Robert Schumann
Concerto for piano and orchestra in a minor op. 54
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 10 in e minor op. 93
Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Aldrich, Pirgu, Crossley-Mercer, Vinogradov, Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Kinderchor, Wiener Singakademie, Verdier / Berlioz "La damnation de Faust op. 24"
Berlioz Focus
Edwin Crossley-Mercer 
bass-baritone
Alexander Vinogradov 
bass
Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Kinderchor
children's choir
Hector Berlioz
"La damnation de Faust" ("The Damnation of Faust"), Dramatic legend in four parts op. 24
Jakub Hruša
Sunday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Hruša, Hakhnazaryan / Beethoven, Elgar, Shostakovich
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21
Edward Elgar
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in e minor op. 85
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major op. 70
Susanna Maelkki (c) Tanja Ahola
Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Mälkki, Haefliger / Wagner, Ammann, Strauss
Richard Wagner
"Karfreitagszauber" ("The Magic of Good Friday") from the sacred festival drama "Parsifal" WWV 111
Béla Bartók
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in E major Sz 119
Richard Strauss
"Also sprach Zarathustra" ("Thus Spake Zarathustra"), Tone poem based on Friedrich Nietzsche for large orchestra op. 30
Rudolf Buchbinder (c) Marco Borggreve
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Buchbinder / Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
Joseph Haydn
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 11 in D major Hob. XVIII:11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 25 in C major KV 503
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in C major op. 15
Leonidas Kavakos (c) Marco Borggreve
Friday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Kavakos / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Brahms
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e minor op. 64
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1 in c minor op. 68
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Barbara Rett (c) Ernst Kainersdorfer

Wiener Symphoniker Matineen

Barbara Rett, the popular TV arts journalist, presents a short introduction to each concert giving audiences a riveting insight into the happenings on and behind the stage.

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Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Eröd, Rett / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Berlioz, R. Schumann
Berlioz Schwerpunkt
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Overture op. 21 from "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Music to the play by William Shakespeare
Hector Berlioz
"Les nuits d'été" ("Summer nights") op. 7
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 4 in d minor op. 120
Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Kleiter, Lehmkuhl, Güra, Schuen, Wiener Singakademie, Rett / Bach "Christmas Oratorio: Cantatas IV-VI BWV 248"
Werner Güra 
tenor
Andrè Schuen 
baritone
Wiener Singakademie
mixed choir
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part IV "Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben"
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part V "Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen"
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part VI "Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben"
Alan Gilbert (c) PEter Hundert
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Gilbert, Hough, Rett / Dvorák, Martinu
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Antonín Dvorák
"Zlatý kolovrat" ("The golden spinning wheel"), symphonic Poem op. 109
Antonín Dvorák
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in g minor op. 33
Bohuslav Martinu
Symphony No. 4 H 305
Nikolaj Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Szeps-Znaider, Rett / Beethoven, Brahms
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 2 in D major op. 73
Juraj Valcuha
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Valcuha, Gavrylyuk, Rett /Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Suite from the opera "Lyubov k Tryom Apelsinam" ("The Love for Three Oranges") op. 33a
Sergei Rachmaninow
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in F sharp minor op. 1
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 3 in c minor op. 44
Rudolf Buchbinder (c) Marco Borggreve
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Buchbinder, Rett / Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Joseph Haydn
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 11 in D major Hob. XVIII:11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 25 in C major KV 503
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in C major op. 15
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Rudolf Buchbinder (c) Marco Borggreve

Wiener Symphoniker Festkonzerte

With the Festkonzerte cycle, the Wiener Symphoniker provide plenty of opportunities for celebrating the high days and holidays with stunning concerts.

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Miah Person (c) Mina Artistbilder
Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Gardner, Persson, Gruber / Gruber, Mahler
Austrian National Day Concert
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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National anthem of Austria
HK Gruber
"Frankenstein!!", A pan-demonium for Chansonnier and Orchestra after children's rhymes by HC Artmann
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 4 in G major
Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Kleiter, Lehmkuhl, Güra, Schuen, Wiener Singakademie / Bach "Christmas Oratorio: Cantatas IV-VI BWV 248"
Christmas Concert
Werner Güra 
tenor
Andrè Schuen 
baritone
Wiener Singakademie
mixed choir
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part IV "Fallt mit Danken, fallt mit Loben"
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part V "Ehre sei dir, Gott, gesungen"
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Christmas Oratorio" for soli, choir and orchestra BWV 248, Part VI "Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde schnauben"
Frühling in Wien 2019
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Capuçon / Springtime in Vienna
The Wiener Symphoniker's Easter Concert on TV
Paul Dukas
"L'apprenti sorcier" ("The Sorcerer's Apprentice"), Scherzo for Orchestra
Maurice Ravel
"Tzigane", Rhapsody for violin and orchestra
Maurice Ravel
"Daphnis et Chloé", Suite No. 2
Rudolf Buchbinder (c) Marco Borggreve
Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Buchbinder / Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven
Joseph Haydn
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 11 in D major Hob. XVIII:11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 25 in C major KV 503
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in C major op. 15
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Janoska Ensemble (c) Julia Wesely

Wiener Symphoniker Fridays@7

The series Fridays@7 combines short and snappy concerts at 7pm in the Great Hall of the Wiener Konzerthaus followed by an unconventional wind-down with music from the evening’s performers in the Foyer.

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Jennifer Johnston (c) Gisela Schenker 3_2
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Zinman, Röschmann, Johnston, Wiener Singakademie / Mahler
Fridays@7
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 2 in c minor "Resurrection", 1st movement (Allegro maestoso. With complete gravity and solemnity of expression)
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 2 in c minor "Resurrection", 2nd movement (Andante comodo. Very leisurely. Never rush)
Gustav Mahler
"Ich bin der Welt abhanden gekommen" ("I am lost to the world") from Five Songs based on Friedrich Rückert
Philippe Jordan (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Szeps-Znaider / Beethoven, Dvorák
Fridays@7
Ludwig van Beethoven
Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major op. 40
Antonín Dvorák
Symphony No. 9 in e minor op. 95 "From the New World"
Post-concert finale in the Grand Foyer with Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider and Quartett Villarmé feat. Salah Ammo and Peter Gabis
Alan Gilbert (c) PEter Hundert
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Gilbert, Hough / Dvorák
Fridays@7
Antonín Dvorák
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in g minor op. 33
Antonín Dvorák
"Zlatý kolovrat" ("The golden spinning wheel"), symphonic Poem op. 109
Post-concert finale in the Grand Foyer with Stephen Hough an the Geremus Jazz Trio feat. Allegra
Juraj Valcuha
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Valcuha, Gavrylyuk / Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev
Fridays@7
Sergei Rachmaninow
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in F sharp minor op. 1
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 3 in c minor op. 44
Post-concert finale in the Grand Foyer withAlexander Gavrylyuk and the Johann Strauss Ensemble
Julian Rachlin (c) K. Miura
Tuesday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Rachlin, Janoska Ensemble / Tchaikovskyi, Janoska, Liszt, Kreisler, Saint-Saëns, Bach, Monti
The Vienna Connection
Roman Jánoška 
violin
Julius Darvas 
double bass
František Jánoška 
piano
"The Vienna Connection"
Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski
"Romeo and Julia", Fantasy Overture based on William Shakespeare
František Jánoška
Die Fledermaus-Overture à la Janoska (after themes by Johann Strauß II)
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Kammermusik-Fest

The musicians of the Wiener Symphoniker put on their own Kammermusik-Fest chamber music festival to indulge in their passion for making music in smaller ensembles.

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Schubert Saal Wiener Konzerthaus
Friday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Schubert Hall
Symphony4Vienna Quartett / Haydn, Wolf, Beethoven
Kammermusik-Fest I
Christian Kaufmann 
viola
Romed Wieser 
cello
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Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in f minor op. 20/5 Hob.III:35
Hugo Wolf
"Italienische Serenade" ("Italian Serenade") in G major for String Quartet
Ludwig van Beethoven
String Quartet F major op. 59 No. 1 "Rasumowsky"
Schubert Saal Wiener Konzerthaus
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Schubert Hall
Orininskiy, Prochart, Song, Sorokow, Flieder, Krumpöck, Grün, Vogt / Schubert, Dvorák, Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Kammermusik-Fest II
Nikolay Orininskiy 
violin
Johannes Flieder 
viola
Karl-Heinz Krumpöck 
viola
Franz Schubert
String Trio in B major D 581
Antonín Dvorák
Trio in C major for 2 Violins and Viola op. 74
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
String Oktett in E-flat major op. 20
Schubert Saal Wiener Konzerthaus
Sunday15.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Schubert Hall
Wiener Kammermusiker / Haydn, Crusell, Dvorák
Kammermusik-Fest III
Karl-Heinz Krumpöck 
viola
Primož Zalaznik 
cello
Martin Kabas 
double bass
Joseph Haydn
String Quartet in C major op. 33/3 Hob.III:39 "The Bird"
Bernhard Henrik Crusell
Clarinet Quartet No. 1 in E-flat major op. 2
Antonín Dvorák
"Czech Suite" in D major op. 39, arranged for Octet (Arr.: Ulf-Guido Schäfer)
Schubert Saal Wiener Konzerthaus
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Schubert Hall
Gansch, Gansch, Neubauer, Dorfmayr, Wilhelm / Brahms, Schubert, Reinecke
Kammermusik-Fest IV
Peter Dorfmayr 
horn
Johannes Wilhelm 
piano
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Johannes Brahms
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in E-flat major op. 120 No. 2
Franz Schubert
"Der Hirt auf dem Felsen" ("The Shepherd on the Rock") for Soprano, Clarinet and Piano D 965
Franz Schubert
"Auf dem Strom" for Voice, Horn and Piano D 943
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Jakub Hrusa

Neu(es) Hören

The series Neu(es) Hören invites once again music lovers aged 18 and over to explore the history and background of symphonic masterpieces.

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Lahav Shani (c) Marco Borggreve
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani / Weber, Beethoven, Schumann
Carl Maria von Weber
Overture to the opera "Oberon"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 4 in G major op. 58
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 1 in B major op. 38 "Spring symphony"
Jakub Hruša
Friday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Hruša, Hakhnazaryan / Beethoven, Elgar, Shostakovich
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21
Edward Elgar
Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in e minor op. 85
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Symphony No. 9 in E flat major op. 70
Susanna Maelkki (c) Tanja Ahola
Friday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Mälkki, Haefliger / Wagner, Ammann, Strauss
Richard Wagner
"Karfreitagszauber" ("The Magic of Good Friday") from the sacred festival drama "Parsifal" WWV 111
Béla Bartók
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 3 in E major Sz 119
Richard Strauss
"Also sprach Zarathustra" ("Thus Spake Zarathustra"), Tone poem based on Friedrich Nietzsche for large orchestra op. 30
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Znaider_Nikolaj_by_Lars Gundersen

Vorhören!

The series Vorhören! features introductory talks for both young people aged 13 and over and children aged 8-12.

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Philippe Jordan Konzert Musikverein Wien (c) Johannes Ifkovits
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Eröd, Rett / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Berlioz, R. Schumann
Berlioz Schwerpunkt
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Overture op. 21 from "A Midsummer Night's Dream", Music to the play by William Shakespeare
Hector Berlioz
"Les nuits d'été" ("Summer nights") op. 7
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 4 in d minor op. 120
Alan Gilbert (c) PEter Hundert
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Gilbert, Hough, Rett / Dvorák, Martinu
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
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Antonín Dvorák
"Zlatý kolovrat" ("The golden spinning wheel"), symphonic Poem op. 109
Antonín Dvorák
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in g minor op. 33
Bohuslav Martinu
Symphony No. 4 H 305
Nikolaj Znaider (c) Lars Gundersen
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Szeps-Znaider, Rett / Beethoven, Brahms
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
  •  
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major op. 61
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 2 in D major op. 73
Juraj Valcuha
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Valcuha, Gavrylyuk, Rett /Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
  •  
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Suite from the opera "Lyubov k Tryom Apelsinam" ("The Love for Three Oranges") op. 33a
Sergei Rachmaninow
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in F sharp minor op. 1
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 3 in c minor op. 44