Leonidas Kavakos and the Wiener Symphoniker

Leonidas Kavakos and the Wiener Symphoniker

“Wiener Klassiker” world class: Leonidas Kavakos and the Wiener Symphoniker enthrall

Entering a standing-room-only hall on Tuesday evening in the Grosser Saal of the Musikverein, Leonidas Kavakos calmly made his way to center stage, hugged the concert master, smiled at the orchestra and then cued the beginning of Mozart’s Violin Concerto no. 3 in G major, which he both played and conducted. Actually, conducted is perhaps not the most accurate word, as Kavakos did what any conductor with an orchestra that was weaned on Mozart like mother’s milk should do: he kept out of their way and let them do what they do brilliantly…

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Chanda VanderHart – pianist, chamber musician, art song accompanist, vocal coach.

In 2015, Chanda celebrates 15 years living in Vienna, Austria, the music capital of Europe where she has been acquiring a solid musical education, worked with world-class musicians and singers and developed exciting music related projects.


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