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© Julia Wesely

With style into the new year

For over 100 years, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day have been celebrated musically in the Wiener Konzerthaus. This year again, the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, this time under Manfred Honeck, will perform Beethoven's Ninth - music for eternity. The Strauss Festival Orchestra will dedicate itself to the opulent compositions of the Strauss dynasty in its proven manner: this time under the motto "Fairy Tales from the Orient". Art piper Nikolaus Habjan and his guests get into the right mood for the coming year. At the New Year's Eve Gala, the Philharmonix will delight the audience with a virtuoso "best of" their skills. Conferencier Holger Wemhoff will moderate the evening and we look forward to many surprise guests. Happy New Year!

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Igor Levit © Felix Broede/Sony Classical (Ausschnitt)

Intellectual drive & technical brilliance

The "New York Times" calls him the "most important artist of his generation". But Igor Levit "does not want to be just the man who presses the keys" ("Die Zeit"). With an alert and critical mind, he places his art in the context of social events and understands it as inseparably connected with them. He is now giving a guest performance in the Great Hall with Beethoven's "33 Changes over a Waltz by Diabelli" - the so-called "Diabelli Variations". Igor Levit's approach to the work of the Bonn master promises a stimulating piano recital: "Beethoven is music for us and about us.

Wednesday, 4. November 2020, 18.00
Wednesday, 4. November 2020, 20.30

Christian Thielemann © Matthias Creutziger

Thielemann conducts Bruckner

With his Third, Anton Bruckner created a truly great symphony, which is carried by the idea of the monumental in every detail. Now Christian Thielemann, together with the Vienna Philharmonic, is taking on this colossal symphony, which Bruckner dedicated to Richard Wagner, whom he admired so much. We can be curious about the conductor's interpretation, whom the media like to call a »stubborn fanatic of expression«. Thielemann's approach is probably not only the strict analysis of the work: »It is quite frightening and terribly unintellectual, but: I conduct because I enjoy it!«

Tuesday, 1. December 2020, 19.30

Martin Grubinger © Simon Pauly

Bläserphilharmonie Mozarteum Salzburg / Grubinger / Angerer

Monday, 02. November 2020, 06.00 PM

Roland Neuwirth © Stephan Mussil

70 Jahre Roland Neuwirth

Tuesday, 10. November 2020, 07.30 PM

Ian McEwan © Joost van den Broek (Ausschnitt)

Ian McEwan / Angela Hewitt

Tuesday, 15. December 2020, 07.30 PM

Jazzmeia Horn © Jacob Blickenstaff

Jazzmeia Horn

Friday, 21. May 2021, 07.30 PM

Benefiz-Galakonzert 2020 © Lukas Beck


Großer Erfolg bei Benefiz-Galakonzert für die Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft

von Wiener Konzerthaus
13.10.2020 um 11:26 | Publiziert in: Allgemein

Die Freude war sichtlich groß – im Publikum, auf der Bühne und auch hinter den Kulissen. Beim gestrigen Benefiz-Galakonzert, das für die Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft veranstaltet wurde, genossen neben vielen prominenten Gästen auch die Auftretenden, wie Piotr Beczała, Valentina Naforniță, Miriam Kutrowatz, Rudolf Buchbinder und der neue Chefdirigent der Wiener Symphoniker Andrés Orozco-Estrada, die Lebendigkeit des Konzertgeschehens im Wiener Konzerthaus. Und genau hierum ging es an diesem Abend: Um auch weiterhin eine tragende Rolle im innovativen Konzertleben dieser Stadt spielen zu können, ist die Institution auf Hilfe angewiesen. Rund 310.000 Euro Erlöse aus Kartenverkäufen und Spenden, die verbunden mit diesem Konzert getätigt wurden, tragen entscheidend dazu bei, die Autonomie und die Qualität der Veranstaltungstätigkeit des privaten Vereins aufrechtzuerhalten. 

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© Julia Wesely

Latest information about the Coronavirus

The Wiener Konzerthaus is closely monitoring the current information situation regarding COVID-19 coronavirus infections, which have also been observed in Austria. We are in constant contact with the authorities. The concerts will continue to operate without restrictions as long as no official measures are ordered by the authorities in accordance with the current legal situation.

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