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Vienna Philharmonic · Pierre Boulez

Grosses Festspielhaus

Performers: Pierre Boulez, Dorothea Röschmann, Anna Prohaska, Anna Larsson, Johan Botha, Jörn Hinnerk Andresen, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus , Vienna Philharmonic
Works by Alban Berg, Gustav Mahler

Vienna Philharmonic · Christian Thielemann

Grosses Festspielhaus

Performers: Christian Thielemann, Renée Fleming, Vienna Philharmonic
Works by Richard Strauss

Vienna Philharmonic · Riccardo Muti

Grosses Festspielhaus

Performers: Riccardo Muti, Krassimira Stoyanova, Olga Borodina, Saimir Pirgu, Ildar Abdrazakov, Thomas Lang, Concert Association of the Vienna State Opera Chorus , Vienna Philharmonic
Works by Giuseppe Verdi

Vienna Philharmonic · Mariss Jansons

Grosses Festspielhaus

Performers: Mariss Jansons, Lang Lang
Works by Igor Stravinsky, Franz Liszt, Maurice Ravel

Vienna Philharmonic · Franz Welser-Möst

Grosses Festspielhaus

Performers: Christine Schäfer, Michael Volle, Franz Welser-Möst
Works by Franz Schubert, Alexander Zemlinsky


“A wonderful work!!!!”

posted in: Concert, General

( 18 Jul 2011 ) On July 28 and 31, the Vienna Philharmonic will play the first Philharmonic Concert of this year’s Salzburg Festival under the baton of Pierre Boulez. The conductor, who has enjoyed a close working relationship for almost 40 years with the orchestra, has selected a moving program centering on Gustav Mahler, whose anniversary is this year and who is at the center of the concert programming of the 2011 Festival season, with his own series, the Mahler Scenes, dedicated to him.

In conversation with Wolfgang Schaufler, Pierre Boulez recounts his earliest experiences with Mahler and his very personal approach to the work of this composer, who was so seminal for 20th century music.

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Riccardo Muti Awarded Birgit Nilsson Prize 2011

posted in: Opera, Concert, Whitsun, General

( 17 Mar 2011 ) The Swedish Birgit Nilsson Foundation has announced that conductor Riccardo Muti has been awarded the world’s highest cash prize in the music field: the Birgit Nilsson Prize 2011. In a first reaction, the conductor professed himself “deeply touched. For 40 years, Riccardo Muti has enjoyed a close cooperation with the Salzburg Festival. This year, he is one of the busiest artists of the Festival.

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