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Wiener Symphoniker-Zyklus

In the forthcoming season the Wiener Symphoniker series in the Wiener Konzerthaus’ Great Hall will consist again of ten concerts.

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Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 "Eroica"
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Langrée, Ax / Debussy, H. K. Gruber, Berlioz
Louis Langrée 
conductor
Emanuel Ax 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Claude Debussy
"Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune" ("Prelude to the afternoon of a faun"), symphonic poem L 86
Heinz Karl Gruber
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Hector Berlioz
"Symphonie fantastique" op. 14
Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Trifonov, Rett / Schumann, Prokofiev
Lahav Shani 
conductor
Daniil Trifonov 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Robert Schumann
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in a minor op. 54
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major op. 100
Sunday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Weigle, Lisiecki / Mozart, Rott
Sebastian Weigle 
conductor
Jan Lisiecki 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 21 in C major KV 467
Hans Rott
Symphony No. 1 in E major
Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Gimeno, Grubinger / Ives, Corigliano, P. I. Tchaikovsky
Gustavo Gimeno 
conductor
Martin Grubinger 
percussion
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Charles Ives
"The Unanswered Question"
John Corigliano
"Conjurer" Concerto for Percussionist and String Orchestra
Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski
Symphony No. 6 in b minor op. 74 "Pathétique"
Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Müller, G. Capuçon / R. Strauss
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Herbert Müller 
viola
Gautier Capuçon 
cello
Richard Strauss
"Don Quixote, Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character", Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 35 TrV 184
Richard Strauss
"Ein Heldenleben" ("A Hero's Life"), Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 40 TrV 190
Sunday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Netopil, Šaturová, Plachetka, Singakademie / Brahms, Dvorák
Tomáš Netopil 
conductor
Simona Šaturová 
soprano
Adam Plachetka 
bass-baritone
Johannes Brahms
"Tragic Overture" for orchestra in d minor op. 81
Antonín Dvorák
"Te Deum" for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra op. 103
Antonín Dvorák
Symphony No. 6 in D major op. 60
Sunday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Manacorda, Ferlesch, Schade, Singakademie / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Schumann, Brahms
Antonello Manacorda 
conductor
Michael Schade 
tenor
Wiener Singakademie
men's choir
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
"The Hebrides" or "Fingal's Cave", Concert overture op. 26
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 1 in B major op. 38 "Spring symphony"
Johannes Brahms
"Rinaldo", Cantata based on Goethe for Tenor, Male Choir and Orchestra op. 50
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Roth, Rachlin / Brahms, Staud, Schumann
Austrian National Day Concert
François-Xavier Roth 
conductor
Julian Rachlin 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Johannes Brahms
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major op. 77
Johannes Maria Staud
"Stromab"
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 2 in C major op. 61
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Kleiter, Lehmkuhl, Güra, Schuen, Singakademie / Bach "Christmas Oratorio"
Christmas Concert of the Wiener Symphoniker
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Julia Kleiter 
soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl 
alto
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Weihnachtsoratorium" ("Christmas Oratorio"), Cantatas I-III for Soli, Choir and Orchestra BWV 248
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Matineen

The inaugural season of our Matinee series with Barbara Rett was a resounding success.

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Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Petrenko, Tjeknavorian, Rett / Beethoven, Rimsky-Korsakov
Vasily Petrenko 
conductor
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian 
violin
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major op. 61
Nikolai Rimski-Korsakow
"Sheherazade", Symphonic suite op. 35
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Poga, Garrett, Rett / Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky
Andris Poga 
conductor
David Garrett 
violin
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Sergei Rachmaninow
Symphonic Dances op. 45
Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major op. 35
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Trifonov, Rett / Schumann, Prokofiev
Lahav Shani 
conductor
Daniil Trifonov 
piano
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Robert Schumann
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in a minor op. 54
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major op. 100
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Rett / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 "Eroica"
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Bell, Rett / Prokofiev, Sibelius, Mozart
Lahav Shani 
conductor
Joshua Bell 
violin
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 1 in D major op. 25 "Symphonie Classique"
Jean Sibelius
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in d minor op. 47
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 40 in g minor KV 550
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Fischer, Rett / Beethoven, Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Mahler
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Julia Fischer 
violin
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Ludwig van Beethoven
"Coriolan", Overture in c minor op. 62
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e minor op. 64
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 1 in D major
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Festkonzerte

An opportunity for the Wiener Symphoniker to celebrate the major holidays of the year with dazzlingprogramme highlights.

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Saturday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Great Hall
Fischer, Janoska Ensemble / "Springtime in Vienna"
The TV Easter Concert of the Wiener Symphoniker
Ádám Fischer 
conductor
Janoska Ensemble
ensemble
Ondrej Janoska 
violin
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Müller, G. Capuçon / R. Strauss
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Herbert Müller 
viola
Gautier Capuçon 
cello
Richard Strauss
"Don Quixote, Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character", Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 35 TrV 184
Richard Strauss
"Ein Heldenleben" ("A Hero's Life"), Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 40 TrV 190
Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Kleiter, Lehmkuhl, Güra, Schuen, Singakademie / Bach "Christmas Oratorio"
Christmas Concert of the Wiener Symphoniker
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Julia Kleiter 
soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl 
alto
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Weihnachtsoratorium" ("Christmas Oratorio"), Cantatas I-III for Soli, Choir and Orchestra BWV 248
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Roth, Rachlin / Brahms, Staud, Schumann
Austrian National Day Concert
François-Xavier Roth 
conductor
Julian Rachlin 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Johannes Brahms
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major op. 77
Johannes Maria Staud
"Stromab"
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 2 in C major op. 61
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Festkonzerte Plus

An opportunity for the Wiener Symphoniker to celebrate the major holidays of the year with dazzlingprogramme highlights.

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Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Kleiter, Lehmkuhl, Güra, Schuen, Singakademie / Bach "Christmas Oratorio"
Christmas Concert of the Wiener Symphoniker
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Julia Kleiter 
soprano
Wiebke Lehmkuhl 
alto
Johann Sebastian Bach
"Weihnachtsoratorium" ("Christmas Oratorio"), Cantatas I-III for Soli, Choir and Orchestra BWV 248
Saturday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Great Hall
Fischer, Janoska Ensemble / "Springtime in Vienna"
The TV Easter Concert of the Wiener Symphoniker
Ádám Fischer 
conductor
Janoska Ensemble
ensemble
Ondrej Janoska 
violin
Monday20.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Magee, Vondung, Schager, Ivashchenko, Singakademie / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Emily Magee 
soprano
Anke Vondung 
mezzo-soprano
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 2 in D major op. 36
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 9 in d minor op. 125
Tuesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Müller, G. Capuçon / R. Strauss
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Herbert Müller 
viola
Gautier Capuçon 
cello
Richard Strauss
"Don Quixote, Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character", Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 35 TrV 184
Richard Strauss
"Ein Heldenleben" ("A Hero's Life"), Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 40 TrV 190
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Roth, Rachlin / Brahms, Staud, Schumann
Austrian National Day Concert
François-Xavier Roth 
conductor
Julian Rachlin 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Johannes Brahms
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major op. 77
Johannes Maria Staud
"Stromab"
Robert Schumann
Symphony No. 2 in C major op. 61
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Fridays@7

The fresh, concise programmes are an amalgam of high artistic expectations and opportunities to meet and greet.

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Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Fischer / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Brahms
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Julia Fischer 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in e minor op. 64
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No. 1 in c minor op. 68
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Manacorda, Ferlesch, Schade, Singakademie / Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Schumann, Brahms
Antonello Manacorda 
conductor
Michael Schade 
tenor
Wiener Singakademie
men's choir
Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
"The Hebrides" or "Fingal's Cave", Concert overture op. 26
Johannes Brahms
"Rinaldo", Cantata based on Goethe for Tenor, Male Choir and Orchestra op. 50
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Petrenko, Tjeknavorian / Milhaud, Rimski-Korsakov
Vasily Petrenko 
conductor
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian 
violin
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Darius Milhaud
"Le Boeuf sur le Toit" ("The Ox on the Roof"), Cinéma fantaisie for Violin and Orchestra op. 58b
Nikolai Rimski-Korsakow
"Sheherazade", Symphonic suite op. 35
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major op. 60
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in c minor op. 67
Friday19.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Netopil, Šaturová, Plachetka, Singakademie / Dvorák
Tomáš Netopil 
conductor
Simona Šaturová 
soprano
Adam Plachetka 
bass-baritone
Antonín Dvorák
Symphony No. 6 in D major op. 60
Antonín Dvorák
"Te Deum" for Soloists, Choir and Orchestra op. 103
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Beethoven-Symphonien

Philippe Jordan, says that Beethoven’s nine symphonies are the main criteria for assessing an orchestra's artistic quality.

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Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Rett / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 "Eroica"
Monday20.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Magee, Vondung, Schager, Ivashchenko, Singakademie / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Emily Magee 
soprano
Anke Vondung 
mezzo-soprano
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 2 in D major op. 36
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 9 in d minor op. 125
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 8 in F major op. 93
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major op. 60
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 5 in c minor op. 67
Thursday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 in F major op. 68 "Pastorale"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92
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Kammermusik-Fest

The members of the orchestra will be indulging their passion for the more intimate format of chamber music through their own ensembles.

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Monday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Brahms Hall
Eight Cellists of the Wiener Symphoniker / Bach, Bartók, Krenek, Tchaikovsky
Kammermusik Fest II
Acht Cellisten der Wiener Symphoniker
Cello-Ensemble
Christoph Stradner 
cello
Erik Umenhoffer 
cello
Johann Sebastian Bach
Brandenburg Concerto No. 1 in F major BWV 1046 (Arr.: Romed Wieser)
Béla Bartók
"Mikrokosmisches" for seven celli and speaker - Compositions from Béla Bartók's "Mikrokosmos" for seven celli and lyrics by E. Jandl, G. Rühm and others (Arr.: Romed Wieser)
Joseph Haydn
"L'isola disabitata" ("The desert island"), overture Hob. Ia:13 (Arr.: Romed Wieser)
Tuesday19.30
Musikverein Wien, Brahms Hall
Auch, Gansch, Kaiser, Neubauer, Rainer, Gillinger, Yoshimura, Obmann, Sugár, Bruckner, Löw, Pfistermüller, Voglmayr / Beethoven, Klein, Stravinskyi, Mozart
Kammermusik Fest III
Esther Gisler-Auch 
flute
Paul Kaiser 
oboe
Stefanie Gansch 
oboe
Ludwig van Beethoven
Octet in E flat major op. 103 for two Hautbois, two Clarinetts, two Horns and two Bassoons
Gideon Klein
Divertimento for two Hautbois, two Clarinets, two Bassoons and two Horns
Igor Strawinski
Octet for Flute, Clarinet, two Bassoons, two Trumpets and two Trombones
Saturday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Mozart Hall
Fischer, Jordan, HABE Quartett Wien / Schubert, Bruch, Dvorák
Kammermusik Fest I
Julia Fischer 
violin
Julia Fischer 
piano
Philippe Jordan 
piano
Franz Schubert
Fantasy in f minor for Piano for four Hands op. 103 D 940
Max Bruch
String octet in B flat major
Antonín Dvorák
Piano quintet in A major No. 2 op. 81
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Neu(es) Hören

You asked and we have responded! In the coming season, we will launch the Neu(es) Hören-cycle for adults.

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Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Langrée, Ax / Debussy, H. K. Gruber, Berlioz
Louis Langrée 
conductor
Emanuel Ax 
piano
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Claude Debussy
"Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune" ("Prelude to the afternoon of a faun"), symphonic poem L 86
Heinz Karl Gruber
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Hector Berlioz
"Symphonie fantastique" op. 14
Wednesday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 6 in F major op. 68 "Pastorale"
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 7 in A major op. 92
Monday19.30
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Müller, G. Capuçon / R. Strauss
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Herbert Müller 
viola
Gautier Capuçon 
cello
Richard Strauss
"Don Quixote, Fantastic Variations on a Theme of Knightly Character", Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 35 TrV 184
Richard Strauss
"Ein Heldenleben" ("A Hero's Life"), Tone poem for large Orchestra op. 40 TrV 190
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Vorhören!

After the first series was sold out, we expanded the offerings for our Vorhören! series.

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Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Shani, Bell, Rett / Prokofiev, Sibelius, Mozart
Lahav Shani 
conductor
Joshua Bell 
violin
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Sergei Sergejewitsch Prokofjew
Symphony No. 1 in D major op. 25 "Symphonie Classique"
Jean Sibelius
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in d minor op. 47
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Symphony No. 40 in g minor KV 550
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Petrenko, Tjeknavorian, Rett / Beethoven, Rimsky-Korsakov
Vasily Petrenko 
conductor
Emmanuel Tjeknavorian 
violin
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Ludwig van Beethoven
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D major op. 61
Nikolai Rimski-Korsakow
"Sheherazade", Symphonic suite op. 35
Sunday11.00
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Jordan, Rett / Beethoven
Philippe Jordan 
conductor
Barbara Rett 
presentation
Wiener Symphoniker
orchestra
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 1 in C major op. 21
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 3 in E-flat major op. 55 "Eroica"