to Stream Vienna Philharmonic’s Summer Night Concert Featuring Lise Davidsen will stream the Vienna Philharmonic’s Summer Night Concert on June 7, 2024. The concert will feature conductor Andris Nelsons and soprano Lise Davidsen, who takes on arias from “Tannhäuser” and “La Forza del Destino.” This year’s program will also focus on popular works from the 19th and 20th centuries that highlight Europe’s rich musical heritage. The bicentennial of the {…}

Riccardo Muti to Conduct Vienna Philharmonic’s 2025 New Year’s Concert

  (Credit: © Todd Rosenberg) The Vienna Philharmonic has announced that Riccardo Muti will conduct the 2025 New Year’s concert. The orchestra noted, “The year 2025 marks the bicentenary of Johann Strauss. To commemorate this important anniversary, the Vienna Philharmonic has once again invited Maestro Riccardo Muti to conduct the orchestra’s annual New Year’s Concert.” Muti began his artistic collaboration {…}

Vienna Philharmonic 2017-18 Review: Elina Garanca Takes Us On A Transcendent Journey With Mahler

We go to Mahler for wisdom and depth and to Elina Garanca for beauty and rich interpretation. Both were present Sunday morning at the Wiener Konzerthaus. The Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by the dynamic Venezuelan conductor, Raphael Payare, book-ended Mahler’s “Funf Lied (Five Ruckert Songs),” plus one song from “Der Knaben Wunderhorn,” with Beethoven’s Leonore Overture and Bartok’s Concerto For Orchestra. {…}