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St Matthew Passion at the Konzerthaus

St Matthew Passion at the Konzerthaus

A Lenten lament: St Matthew Pas­sion at the Konz­erthaus Bach is music for the soul, and when excel­lent musi­cians are per­form­ing it, it can­not fail to be beau­ti­ful. Thanks to the con­sid­er­able strengths of the many involved, there is real­ly no bet­ter way to spend a week­end

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Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald

Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald

Every­thing and the kitchen sink: HK Gruber’s Geschicht­en aus dem Wiener Wald Every oper­at­ic ingre­di­ent was thrown into the pot for H.K. Gruber’s Geschicht­en aus dem Wiener Wald (Tales from the Vien­na Woods), but do too many cooks spoil this oper­at­ic broth? READ MORE

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Rihm and Dvorak from Capuçon and the Symphoniker

Rihm and Dvorak from Capuçon and the Symphoniker

Pleas­ing Rihm and Dvo­rak from Capuçon and the Sym­phoniker, but ‘con­cept’ fal­ters Just when we were all hav­ing so much fun with the Sym­phoniker, mum and dad came home and ruined the par­ty. READ MORE

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Konzerthaus “Fridays@7” a sparkling success

Konzerthaus “Fridays@7” a sparkling success

Konz­erthaus exper­i­ment “Fridays@7” a sparkling suc­cess with Jor­dan, Buni­ashtvili and a jazzy after par­ty Giv­ing the audi­ence clos­er access to per­form­ers may be a key to the sur­vival of an ever-more-elit­ist enter­tain­ment form. READ MORE

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Jordan debuts with Schubert and Janacek

Jordan debuts with Schubert and Janacek

Jor­dan debuts as musi­cal direc­tor of the Sym­phoniker with odd Schu­bert and Janáček pair­ing Though Jor­dan and the Wiener Sym­phoniker have been hap­py bed­fel­lows many times before, this con­cert marked the begin­ning of a new stage in their rela­tion­ship. READ MORE

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Simone Young and the Wiener Symphoniker

Simone Young and the Wiener Symphoniker

Simone Young and the Wiener Sym­phoniker at odds in Beethoven Musi­cal mag­ic has more to do with chem­istry than it does with math­e­mat­ics, and this evening fell con­sid­er­ably short of mag­i­cal despite a devil’s share of abil­i­ty, tal­ent, com­pe­tence and ener­gy. READ MORE

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Martin Grubinger, Krzysztof Urbański and the VSO

Martin Grubinger, Krzysztof Urbański and the VSO

Tan Dun and Shostakovich form a dark, com­pelling pro­gramme in Vien­na A per­cus­sion con­cer­to trib­ute to nat­ur­al dis­as­ters and a dark snap­shot of post-Stal­in­ist Rus­sia make for a com­pelling pro­gramme from the Vien­na Sym­pho­ny Orches­tra, Krzysztof Urbańs­ki and soloist Mar­tin Grub­inger.  READ MORE

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The airport as limbo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at TAW

The airport as limbo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at TAW

The air­port as lim­bo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at The­ater an der Wien Schubert’s unfin­ished ora­to­rio Lazarus joined with oth­er inter­est­ing works by both Schu­bert and Charles Ives in a staged per­for­mance at the The­ater an der Wien, direct­ed by Claus Guth. Strong­ly cast, the musi­cal jux­ta­po­si­tion works bet­ter than the ora­to­rio

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Shchedrin Carmen Suite at the Musikverein

Shchedrin Carmen Suite at the Musikverein

Wiener Sym­phoniker please crowd with per­cus­sion-filled Shchedrin Car­men Suite The night got off to a very clas­si­cal, Vien­nese start when Vladimir Fedoseyev took the stage of the gold­en hall on Sat­ur­day night at the Musikvere­in. No stranger to this stage him­self (the octo­ge­nar­i­an was head con­duc­tor of

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