20th Viennese Spring Festival in Austria

From 26th March to 17th May the 20th Viennese Spring Festival will take place including 70 concerts in Musikverein.  The highlight will be the opening concert with the unveiling of a new organ built by Rieger, the fourth organ for the Golden Hall.


During the festival there will be eight organ concerts with top casts such as, Vienna Philharmonic and Dame Gillian Weir, ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna, Vienna Boys’ Choir, Michael Schade and Robert Holl.  Star tenor, Thomas Hampson will perform with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.  Violinist Gidon Kremer and the Saxony Staatskapelle will be conducted by Christoph Eschenbach.  Finally, Rudolf Buchbinder will play and conduct five Beethoven piano concertos.  Finally, the Vienna Symphonic will perform Mahler’s 2nd Symphony and other works.

20th Viennese Spring Festival
26 March – 17 May 2011
Bösendorferstraße 12
1010 Vienna
Tel. (+43 1) 505 81 90

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