Vienna Philharmonic

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In dialogue with Mozart: composer's violin brought back to life
Christoph Koncz has used gut-stringed baroque instrument to record Mozart’s violin concertos

Kate Connolly in Berlin

09, Oct, 2020 @10:50 AM

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Mariss Jansons obituary
Conductor renowned for performances of Mahler, Strauss and the Russian romantics with the world’s great orchestras

Barry Millington

01, Dec, 2019 @8:04 PM

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The week in classical: Proms 60 & 59 review – Haitink bows out in style
With a minimum of fuss, to momentous effect, Bernard Haitink conducted his final UK concert taking risks to the last

Fiona Maddocks

07, Sep, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Prom 60: Vienna Phil/Ax/Haitink review – a beautiful, masterful farewell
Bernard Haitink chose Beethoven and Bruckner for his final UK concert. His flowing and authoritative interpretation of the latter’s 7th symphony foregrounded the music’s beauty but not at the expense of structure

Erica Jeal

04, Sep, 2019 @10:42 AM

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The week in classical: Symphony Orchestra of India/ Dalal; Vienna Philharmonic/ Fischer; the Sixteen – review
It’s still early days for India’s first and only professional orchestra, while the Vienna Philharmonic is the epitome of tradition

Fiona Maddocks

24, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra/Fischer review – rich and urgent Mahler
The orchestra who premiered the work in 1912 gave Mahler’s Ninth Symphony a fierce and articulate performance under Ádám Fischer

Tim Ashley

21, Feb, 2019 @11:59 AM

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Marin Alsop appointed first female artistic director of top Vienna orchestra
Exclusive: American conductor welcomes new role at ORF but hopes being ‘the first woman’ will soon no longer be news

Kate Connolly

29, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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British Youth Opera; Vienna Philharmonic/Harding; András Schiff – review
Potential opera stars seize their moment. Plus, two miraculous hours of Bach from András Schiff

Fiona Maddocks

09, Sep, 2017 @8:15 AM

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VPO/Harding review – Mahler given violence, lyricism and uneasy beauty
Daniel Harding’s interpretation of Mahler’s Sixth darkened ominously as it went, with a final plunge into despair that was disquieting in the extreme

Tim Ashley

08, Sep, 2017 @11:34 AM

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Mahler: Das Lied von der Erde CD review – Jonas Kaufmann delivers a real disappointment

Andrew Clements

29, Mar, 2017 @3:43 PM

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra: The Dream of Gerontius; Prom 73 review – glowing, resplendent, almost suave
While the world’s conductors played musical chairs, the Vienna Phil continued their long tradition of seamless sound

Fiona Maddocks

13, Sep, 2015 @11:25 AM

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Vienna PO/Rattle: The Dream of Gerontius review – persuasive dramatic power
Simon Rattle made full use of the tonal resources of the Vienna Philharmonic, but it was the BBC Proms Youth Choir who really shone in this performance of Elgar’s oratorio

Andrew Clements

09, Sep, 2015 @1:43 PM

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