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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Philippe Jordan © JF Leclercq
Vienna

A Tchaikovsky-filled Weihnachtskonzert in Vienna

By , 20 December 2016
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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
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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
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Gerald Finley © Sim Canetty-Clarke
Vienna

A Lenten lament: St Matthew Passion at the Konzerthaus

By , 28 March 2015
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Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

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

By , 18 March 2015
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Renaud Capuçon © Mat Hennek
Vienna

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

By , 09 January 2015
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Khatia Buniatishvili © Julia Wesley
Vienna

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

By , 21 November 2014
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Philippe Jordan © Johannes Ifkovits
Vienna

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

By , 02 October 2014
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Simone Young © Klaus Lefebvre
Vienna

Simone Young and the Wiener Symphoniker at odds in Beethoven

By , 24 May 2014
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Krzysztof Urbański © Joanna Urbańska
Vienna

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

By , 25 April 2014
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Lazarus © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

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

By , 13 December 2013
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© Andreas Balon
Madrid

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

By , 04 December 2013
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Vladimir Fedoseyev  ©  Anja Köhler
Vienna

Wiener Symphoniker please crowd with percussion-filled Shchedrin Carmen Suite

By , 19 October 2013
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Diana Damrau and Christopher Gillett  ©  Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

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

By , 13 October 2013
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Kent Nagano  ©  Felix Broede
Vienna

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

By , 22 June 2013
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Wiener Symphoniker  ©  Lukas Beck
Vienna

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

By , 04 June 2013
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Thomas Hampson  ©  Dario Acosta
Vienna

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

By , 17 April 2013
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Wiener Symphoniker  ©  Andreas Balon
Vienna

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

By , 13 March 2013
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Anna Franziska Srna (Diane), Bo Skovhus (Agamemnon), Arnold Schoenberg Chor & Statisterie des Theate ©  Armin Bardel
Vienna

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

By , 22 November 2012
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©  Werner Kmetitisch
Vienna

Tales retold: Hoffmann restaged at the Theater an der Wien

By , 06 July 2012
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Eliahu Inbal  ©  Z Chrapek
Vienna

Eliahu Inbal rescues Wiener Symphoniker's Mozart and Bruckner

By , 09 May 2012
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Stéphane Degout (Hamlet) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Olivier Py’s uncertain Hamlet

By , 28 April 2012
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Mari Eriksmoen (Olympia) & Kurt Streit (Hoffmann)  ©  Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

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

By , 02 April 2012
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Philippe Jordan,  ©  Johannes Ifkovits
Vienna

Vienna’s other New Year’s concert

By , 01 January 2012
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Fabio Luisi  ©  Barbara Luisi
New York City

Fabio Luisi and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra bring grace to warhorses

By , 13 November 2011
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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
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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
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Julia Fischer © Decca | Felix Broede
Munich

Eine Schablone, unbekannte Nuancen schaffen, das ist Genie

By , 23 February 2018
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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
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Vladimir Jurowski © Roman Gontcharov
Vienna

Klassizismus vs. Gigantismus. Die Wiener Symphoniker im Konzerthaus

By , 20 May 2016
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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
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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
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Vienna

Die Wiener Singakademie entführt in die raue Klangwelt des nordischen Faust

By , 27 February 2016
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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
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Pablo Ferrrández © Kirill Bashkirov
Madrid

La Sinfónica de Viena: clásicos populares para públicos ocasionales

By , 11 February 2016
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Hilary Hahn © Michael Patrick O'Leary
Munich

Die mit dem Orchester tanzt: Hilary Hahn verzaubert München

By , 24 January 2016
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Christiane Karg © Gisela Schenker
Vienna

Ergriffensein von sublimer Poesie: Robert Schumanns Szenen aus Goethes Faust im Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 21 November 2015
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Kyoungmin Park © Neda Navaee
Zürich

Nikolaj Znaider, Kyoungmin Park und Philippe Jordan beim Jubiläumskonzert der Orpheum Stiftung

By , 04 September 2015
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Vilde Frang © Marco Borggreve
Graz

Bartók und Bruckner - eine unausgewogene Mischung im Grazer Stefaniensaal

By , 20 January 2015
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