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Renaud Capuçon and the Wiener Symphoniker © Caroline Doutre
Aix-en-Provence

When words fail: Capuçon, Shani and the Wiener Symphoniker play French music in Aix

By , 15 April 2019
*****
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Lena Belkina (Johanna) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Make feminism, not love: Lotte de Beer’s Die Jungfrau von Orléans at Theater an der Wien

By , 18 March 2019
***11
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Christoph Pohl (Guillaume Tell) and Anita Rosati (Jemmy) © Moritz Schell
Vienna

Strongly cast Guillaume Tell hits its mark at Theater an der Wien

By , 16 October 2018
****1
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Igor Levit © Gregor Hohenberg
Vienna

From Beethoven to Shostakovich: Honeck, Levit and the Symphoniker at the Musikverein

By , 16 May 2018
****1
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Jakub Hrůša © Pavel Hejnz
Vienna

Artistic prowess from Hrůša, Andsnes and the Vienna Symphony at the Musikverein

By , 21 March 2018
***11
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Jan Lisiecki, Sebastian Weigle and the Wiener Symphoniker © Kerstin Glasow | Wiener Konzerthaus
Vienna

The combination of Mozart and Rott makes for a memorable concert in Vienna

By , 10 November 2017
****1
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Florian Boesch (Wozzeck) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Robert Carsen serves up a flawless Wozzeck for new Theater an der Wien staging

By , 17 October 2017
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Tomáš Netopil conducts the Vienna Symphony in Prague © Petra Hajska
Prague

A celebration of hometown heroes in Prague

By , 23 September 2017
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Gaëlle Arquez (Carmen) and Scott Hendricks (Escamillo) © Bregenzer Festspiele | Karl Forster
Bregenz

When the cards fall in your favour: a striking Carmen from Kasper Holten in Bregenz

By , 27 July 2017
****1
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Philippe Jordan © JF Leclercq
Vienna

A Tchaikovsky-filled Weihnachtskonzert in Vienna

By , 20 December 2016
***11
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Stéphane Denève © Uwe Ditz
Vienna

The Russian–French Connection in the Musikverein

By , 03 December 2016
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Vladimir Jurowski © Matthias Creutziger
Vienna

A Feast of Late Romantic Fare at the Musikverein with Jurowski and Kavakos

By , 15 June 2016
****1
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Fazil Say © Mustafa Toygun Ozdemir
Vienna

Say and the Symphoniker lack bite in Ravel and Rachmaninov in Vienna

By , 04 May 2016
***11
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Vienna

A Lenten lament: St Matthew Passion at the Konzerthaus

By , 28 March 2015
***11
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Vienna

Everything and the kitchen sink: HK Gruber's Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald

By , 18 March 2015
***11
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Vienna

Pleasing Rihm and Dvorak from Capuçon and the Symphoniker, but 'concept' falters

By , 09 January 2015
***11
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Vienna

Konzerthaus experiment “Fridays@7” a sparkling success with Jordan, Buniashtvili and a jazzy after party

By , 21 November 2014
****1
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Vienna

Jordan debuts as musical director of the Symphoniker with odd Schubert and Janáček pairing

By , 02 October 2014
***11
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Vienna

Simone Young and the Wiener Symphoniker at odds in Beethoven

By , 24 May 2014
***11
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Vienna

Tan Dun and Shostakovich form a dark, compelling programme in Vienna

By , 25 April 2014
****1
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Vienna

The airport as limbo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at Theater an der Wien

By , 13 December 2013
***11
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Madrid

Beethoven at the fingertips: Pires in Madrid with the Vienna Symphony

By , 04 December 2013
***11
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Vienna

Wiener Symphoniker please crowd with percussion-filled Shchedrin Carmen Suite

By , 19 October 2013
***11
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Vienna

Iain Bell's A Harlot's Progress enjoys a strong debut at Theater an der Wien

By , 13 October 2013
***11
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Vienna

Murder, ghosts and colossal choirs: Schoenberg's Gurre-Lieder at the Wiener Festwochen

By , 22 June 2013
****1
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Vienna

"Wiener Klassiker" world class: Leonidas Kavakos and the Vienna Symphony enthrall

By , 04 June 2013
****1
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Vienna

A musical thrill at the Wiener Konzerthaus: Simon Boccanegra recorded live

By , 17 April 2013
*****
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Vienna

Luisi brings logic and inevitable joy to one of his last Vienna Symphony concerts

By , 13 March 2013
****1
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Vienna

Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide at the Theater an der Wien

By , 22 November 2012
***11
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Vienna

Tales retold: Hoffmann restaged at the Theater an der Wien

By , 06 July 2012
**111
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Vienna

Eliahu Inbal rescues Wiener Symphoniker's Mozart and Bruckner

By , 09 May 2012
***11
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Vienna

Olivier Py’s uncertain Hamlet

By , 28 April 2012
****1
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Vienna

Strong storytelling in the Theater an der Wien’s Tales of Hoffmann

By , 02 April 2012
****1
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Vienna

Vienna’s other New Year’s concert

By , 01 January 2012
***11
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New York City

Fabio Luisi and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra bring grace to warhorses

By , 13 November 2011
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Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider © Lars Gundersen
Brussels

Les Wiener Symphoniker à Bozar : le confort du Nouveau Monde

By , 30 November 2018
***11
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Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider © Lars Gundersen
Hamburg

Spielfreudiger Brahms und fulminanter Dvořák in Hamburg

By , 26 November 2018
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Mojca Bitenc, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Dariusz Perczak und die Wiener Symphoniker © Bregenzer Festspiele | Lisa Mathis
Bregenz

Slawische und akustische Herausforderungen: Orozco-Estrada und die Wiener Symphoniker in Bregenz

By , 23 July 2018
***11
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Gautier Capuçon © Frank Grimm
Zürich

Richard Strauss, nachgedoppelt: Gautier Capuçon und Philippe Jordan in Zürich

By , 09 June 2018
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Maresi Riegner (Puck) und die St. Florianer Sängerknaben © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Auch einem Turnsaal wohnt ein Zauber inne: Brittens A Midsummer Night's Dream am Theater an der Wien

By , 15 April 2018
****1
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Julia Fischer © Decca | Felix Broede
Munich

Eine Schablone, unbekannte Nuancen schaffen, das ist Genie

By , 23 February 2018
****1
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Angelika Kirchschlager (Carolina) und Johan Reuter (Gregor Mittenhofer) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Elegie für junge Liebende im Theater an der Wien: Ein Muss für Freunde moderner Musik

By , 04 May 2017
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Roberto Frontali (Macbeth) und Adina Aaron (Lady Macbeth) © Herwig Prammer | Theater an der Wien
Vienna

Macbeth im Theater an der Wien: Verirrt im Garten der Lüste

By , 15 November 2016
***11
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Vladimir Jurowski © Roman Gontcharov
Vienna

Klassizismus vs. Gigantismus. Die Wiener Symphoniker im Konzerthaus

By , 20 May 2016
****1
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Paavo Järvi © Julia Bayer
Vienna

Ein Konzertabend für Alle und Keinen mit den Wiener Symphonikern und Paavo Järvi

By , 22 April 2016
***11
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Capriccio © Herwig Prammer | Theater an der Wien
Vienna

Capriccio im Theater an der Wien:
Wider die Suche nach der verlorenen Zeit

By , 21 April 2016
*****
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Philippe Jordan © Johannes Ifkovits
Vienna

Geht es auch ohne Originalklang? Johann Sebastian Bachs h-Moll-Messe im Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 19 March 2016
***11
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Vienna

Die Wiener Singakademie entführt in die raue Klangwelt des nordischen Faust

By , 27 February 2016
***11
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Nino Machaidze (Desdemona) und John Osborn (Otello) © Werner Kmetitsch | Theater an der Wien
Vienna

Tenor-Festspiele in Rossinis Otello

By , 23 February 2016
****1
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Pablo Ferrrández © Kirill Bashkirov
Madrid

La Sinfónica de Viena: clásicos populares para públicos ocasionales

By , 11 February 2016
****1
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