The Wiener Symphoniker's Festkonzerte series continues a tradition of top-class musical experiences on selected holidays within the the annual cycle. New Music Director Andrés Orozco-Estrada conducts on several occasions, including the very special highlight that begins the series: his official inaugural concert, which spans an arc from the beginnings of the orchestra's history to the present. In December, an illustrious team of soloists under the expert direction of Andrea Marcon provides the spirit of Christmas with Handel's 'Messiah'. Around Valentine's Day in February, Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Hilary Hahn entice you to a romantic concert of a special kind: in addition to Brahms's Violin Concerto, two central symphonic works by Richard Strauss can be heard with the tone poem 'Don Juan' and the 'Rosenkavalier Suite'. In April we celebrate the arrival of Spring with the primordial rhythms of Carl Orff's 'Carmina Burana'.

Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Orozco-Estrada, Karg / Metselaar, Korngold, R. Strauss
Inaugural concert of Andrés Orozco-Estrada
Carlijn Metselaar
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
ALTERNATE DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED! Marcon, Lezhneva, Davies, Hulett, Wolf, Singakademie / Handel "Messiah"
Christmas Concert of the Wiener Symphoniker
Benjamin Hulett 
Andreas Wolf 
Wiener Singakademie
mixed choir
Georg Friedrich Händel
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Orozco-Estrada, Hahn / Brahms, Strauss
Valentine's Day Concert
Johannes Brahms
Richard Strauss
Richard Strauss
Wiener Konzerthaus, Great Hall
Springtime in Vienna
The Wiener Symphoniker's TV-Easter Concert
Georg Nigl 
Opernschule der Wiener Staatsoper, Kinderchor
children's choir
Heinz Ferlesch 
Carl Orff