Thursday, 15_03_2018 10 a.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | ÖG | SFK 15-03-18
Thursday, 15_03_2018 8 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 5. Abo b | EV 15-03-18
Friday, 16_03_2018 7_30 p.m. | Wiener Musikverein | Tour 16-03-18
Saturday, 17_03_2018 7 p.m. | Philharmonie im Gasteig | 5. Abo d | EV 17-03-18

Igor Strawinsky

Igor Strawinskys works stand out by virtue of their great diversity of style. There was hardly a technique or stylistic development of his time that he didn't deal with, and which did not find expression in his vast body of works, comprising...  more

"Chant funèbre" (Funeral Song)

Igor Strawinsky

Igor Strawinskys works stand out by virtue of their great diversity of style. There was hardly a technique or stylistic development of his time that he didn't deal with, and which did not find expression in his vast body of works, comprising...  more

"Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring)

In the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" ("The Rites of Spring") Igor Stravinsky brings to the stage his vision of an archaic, pagan custom: "Old, wise men sit around in a circle and watch the death dance of a young girl who is to be sacrificed to...

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Intermission

Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven, born in December 1770 in Bonn into a musical family, attracted attention early in his life thanks to his outstanding musical talent. In 1792 the Prince Elector of Bonn sent him to Vienna to enable him to perfect his knowledge...  more

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Opus 92

Although described by Wagner as "the apotheosis of dance", the Seventh Symphony however does not follow an idea or program like the 5th and 6th, but is rather absolute music like Symphonies 1 to 4. The association with dance is more likely to go...

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Valery Gergiev, conductor

Born in Moscow, Valery Gergiev initially studied conducting under Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory. While still a student, he won the Herbert von Karajan conducting competition in Berlin. In 1978, aged 24, Valery Gergiev became assistant...  more