Annual Vienna Philharmonic concert

Discussion in 'Austria' started by Jenna, May 22, 2013.

  1. Jenna

    Jenna Moderator

    We are fast approaching this year's annual summer concert of the Vienna Philharmonic. This year the the Vienna Philharmonic will take place on May 30 (8 days to go). By the way, the Vienna Philharmonic will be a free summer concert and it will be hosted at at the Schonbrunn Palace Gardens.
  2. Lazarus1

    Lazarus1 New Member

    that's what makes the Vienna Philharmonic so unique in that they play this concert with free admission. Btw, this years summer program is entirely dedicated to Wagner and Verdi - they would both have celebrated their 200th birthday this year.
  3. darmnop

    darmnop New Member

    here it's my 2 cents about the philharmonica: since admission is free you can expect loads of people showing up, which is why is wise to show up there before 8pm because otherwise it's almost impossible to get a good place as close to the stage.
  4. Layin-Layout

    Layin-Layout New Member

    here it's the program for this year's Vienna Philharmonic summer concert:

    Giuseppe Verdi: Triumphal March from "Aida"
    Richard Wagner: Prelude to "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg"
    Giuseppe Verdi: "La mia letizia infondere" from "I Lombardi"
    Giuseppe Verdi: Dances from "Otello"
    Richard Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from "Tristan und Isolde"
    Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to "Luisa Miller"
    Richard Wagner: Grail Narrative from "Lohengrin"
    Giuseppe Verdi: Overture to "La Forza del Destino"
    Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act III of "Die Walküre" (Ride of the Valkyries)

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