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Timeless Viennese waltzes Philharmonix – The Vienna Berlin Music Club

Zweisimmen ChurchKirchstrasse, Zweisimmen, Bern, 3770, Switzerland
Dates/times in Zurich time zone
Tuesday 16 August 202219:30
Festival: Gstaad Menuhin Festival & Academy
Performers
Philharmonix

How is it that composers such as Schönberg, Berg and Webern, whose aesthetics are the antithesis of the “three beat bonbons” of the King of the Waltz, decided on 27 May 1921 to organise an evening in Vienna entirely dedicated to the work of Johann Strauss, during which they presented arrangements for small ensembles of his most beautiful gems? The answer to this question will turn up a century later, during an evening imagined on the same theme by the seven members of “The Philharmonix” ensemble, most of them from the Vienna and Berlin Philharmonic Orchestras.

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