Diana Damrau, Elīna Garanča, Patricia Nolz & Fatma Said Lead Wiener Konzerthaus’ 2023-24 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Wiener Konzerthaus has announced its 2023-24 season. Here is a look at the vocal performances.

Riccardo Chailly conducts a Verdi program with the chorus and orchestra of the Teatro alla Scala.

Performance Date: Sept. 4, 2023

The Bayerisches Staatsorchester will perform alongside Yefim Bronfman and Elsa Dreisig in a Schumann, Wagner, and Mahler program. Vladimir Jurowski conducts.

Performance Date: Sept. 23, 2023

Robin Ticciati conducts the Wiener Symphoniker in a Mahler program. Karen Cargill and Michael Spyres are the soloists.

Performance Dates: Oct. 7 & 8, 2023

The Cleveland Orchestra and Franz Welser-Möst will lead a Mahler program with Simon Keenlyside as a soloist.

Performance Date: Oct. 18, 2023

Verdi’s “Messa da Requiem” will be performed by Eleonora Buratto, Ekaterina Semenchuk, Michael Spyres, and Stefan Cerny. Omer Meir Wellber will conduct the Orchester der Volksoper Wien and Chor der Volksoper Wien.

Performance Dates: Oct. 28, 2023

Nathalie Peña-Comas, Wiener KammerOrchester, and Joji Hattori Moderation team up for a program of music by Luigi Boccherini, Maurice Ravel, Xavier Montsalvatge, Federico Moreno Torroba, José Serrano, Ruperto Chapí, and Jacques Ibert.

Performance Date: Nov. 9, 2023

Patricia Nolz and Malcolm Martineau perform a recital of music from Schumann and Brahms.

Performance Date: Nov. 15, 2023

Gerald Finley and Julius Drake perform a recital of music by Beethoven, Valentin Silvestrov, and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

Performance Date: Nov. 17, 2023

The Pygmalion will be joined by Nikola Hillebrand, Lucile Richardot, Laurence Kilsby, and Christian Immler in a Bach program. Raphaël Pichon conducts.

Performance Date: Nov. 23, 2023

The Plattform K+K Vienna and Fatma Said lead a program of music by Johannes Brahms, Camille Saint-Saëns, Ottorino Respighi, Sherif Mohie El Din, Richard Strauss, Astor Piazzolla, Manuel de Falla, Francis Poulenc, and George Gershwin.

Performance Date: Nov. 27, 2023

Michael Schade, Birgit Minichmayr, and Justus Zeyen perform Fanny Hensel, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Clara and Robert Schumann, Franz Liszt, Alma Mahler, Hugo Wolf, and Alexander Zemlinsky.

Performance Date: Dec. 4, 2023

The Pygmalion will perform Mendelssohn’s “Elijah.” Siobhan Stagg, Julie Roset, Ema Nikolovska, Thomas Atkins, and Stéphane Degout are the soloists, and Raphaël Pichon conduct.

Performance Date: Dec. 11, 2023

The Klangforum Wien will be joined by Magdalena Anna Hofmann, Joonas Ahonen, and conductor Sylvain Cambreling for Arnold Schönberg and Luigi Nono, Hannah Kendall, and Beat Furrer.

Performance Date: Dec. 12, 2023

L’Orfeo Barockorchester and the Collegium Vocale Salzburg will be joined by Shira Patchornik, Margot Oitzinger, James Gilchrist, Alexander Grassauer, and Michi Gaigg in Bach’s Teile I, II und III.

Performance Date: Dec. 23, 2023

The Wiener Symphoniker will perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 to ring in the New Year. Mari Eriksmoen, Wallis Giunta, Michael Schade, and Franz-Josef Selig are the soloists with Eli Danker Schauspiel and Omer Meir Wellber conducting.

Performance Dates: Dec. 30, 2023-Jan. 1, 2024

Fatma Said and Joseph Middleton perform a recital of music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Franz Schubert, and Gustav Mahler.

Performance Date: Jan. 11, 2024

The Wiener Philharmoniker will perform alongside Nicole Car and Philippe Jordan. The program includes music by Mendelssohn, Chausson, Britten, and Debussy.

Performance Date: Jan. 15, 2024

Elīna Viļuma-Helling, Matias Bocchio, Gerald Preinfalk, Joonas Ahonen, and Florian Müller will perform under Beat Furrer. They will perform Furrer’s compositions.

Performance Date: Jan. 17, 2024

The Wiener KammerOrchester is joined by Elīna Garanča and Karel Mark for works by Francesco Cilea, Giuseppe Verdi, Camille Saint-Saëns, and Georges Bizet.

Performance Date: Jan. 23, 2024

Fatma Said joins the ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien and Marin Alsop for a program of music by Ravel, Debussy, and Mahler.

Performance Date: Jan. 29, 2024

Rising Star Axelle Fanyo performs alongside Kunal Lahiry in a recital of music by George Crumb, Maurice Ravel, Lili Boulanger, and Aaron Copland.

Performance Date: Feb. 15, 2024

Florian Boesch and Malcolm Martineau perform Schumann, Schoeck, and Brahms.

Performance Date: Feb. 15, 2024

Constantinos Carydis conducts the Wiener Symphoniker in Anton Bruckner’s Te Deum. Louise Alder, Sophie Harmsen, Simon Bode, and Christof Fischesser. The concert also includes music by Hector Berlioz.

Performance Dates: Feb. 15 & 16, 2024

Fatma Said and Jakub Józef Orliński star in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with Il Giardino d’Amore and Stefan Plewniak.

Performance Date: March 2, 2024

The works of Gustav Mahler, Gordon Jacob, Clara and Robert Schumann, Richard Strauss, and Ernst Krenek make up the program for Martha Matscheko, Fagottquartett Ludwig Milde, and Franz Xaver Gumpenberger’s program.

Performance Date: March 4, 2024

The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra will perform a Mahler, Strauss, and Alfvén with Christian Gerhaher and Daniel Harding.

Performance Date: March 5, 2024

Louise Alder and Joseph Middleton perform Lieder by Gabriel Fauré, Nadia Boulanger & Raoul Pugno, Aaron Copland, Ned Rorem, Richard Rodgers, and Gustav Mahler.

Performance Date: March 14, 2024

Samuel Hasselhorn, Robin Tritschler, Manuel Walser, Sophie Junker, Hugh Cutting, and Laurence Kilsby lead Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Matthew Halls conducts the Wiener Symphoniker.

Performance Dates: March 17 & 18, 2024

The Wiener KammerOrchester will be joined by Patricia Nolz, Elias Keller, and Ustina Dubitsky in a Mozart and Bach program.

Performance Dates: March 21, 2024

Diana Damrau joins the Wiener Symphoniker for a program of music by Johann Strauss, Franz Lehár, and Robert Stolz. Manfred Honeck conducts.

Performance Date: March 30, 2024

Konstantin Krimmel and Wolfram take on the music of Carl Loewe, Hugo Wolf, and Franz Schubert.

Performance Date: April 4, 2024

The Orchester der J. S. Bach-Stiftung will perform alongside Miriam Feuersinger, Margot Oitzinger, Daniel Johannsen, and Manuel Walser. Rudolf Lutz conducts.

Performance Date: April 12, 2024

The Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg and Wiener Singakademie Einstudierung: Heinz Ferlesch will perform Mendelssohn’s “Paulus.” Vera-Lotte Boecker, Patricia Nolz, Benjamin Bruns, and Florian Boesch are the soloists and Heinz Ferlesch conducts.

Performance Date: April 14, 2024

Nikola Hillebrand and Patricia Nolz team up for a recital of Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Schumann. Helmut Deutsch is the pianist.

Performance Date: April 25, 2024

Liesbeth Devos, Toon Fret, Martijn Vink, Thomas Dieltjens, and Yannick Willox perform a program of music by Kaija Saariaho

Performance Date: May 13, 2024

The VOCES8, Barnaby Smith, and Rachel Podger perform a program of  Johann Sebastian Bach, Jonathan Dove, Orlando Gibbons, Henry Purcell, Heinrich Schütz, and Heinrich Ignaz Franz Bibers.

Performance Date: May 15, 2024

Johann Sebastian Bach’s Messe h-moll will be performed by Dorothee Mields, Hana Blažiková, Alex Potter, Guy Cutting, and Johannes Kammler. Philippe Herreweghe conducts the Collegium Vocale Gent.

Performance Date: June 10, 2024