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concert The 2011 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert With Valery Gergiev and Benjamin Schmid

With Valery Gergiev and Benjamin Schmid

The 2011 Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert With Valery Gergiev and Benjamin Schmid

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Every year, as the days grow longer, Austria gets ready for one of the classical calendar’s highlights: the Vienna Philharmonic’s Summer Night Concert. This event, inaugurated in 2004, brings the prestigious ensemble together with some of the world’s most illustrious soloists—in front of an audience that regularly numbers more than 100,000—in the gardens of Vienna’s world-famous Schönbrunn Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Cast

  • Benjamin Schmid | Violinist

Program

  • Franz Liszt, Symphonic Poem No. 3 "Les Préludes", S. 97
  • Niccolò Paganini / Fritz Kreisler, Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 6 (Arr. Fritz Kreisler)
  • Jean Sibelius, Kuolema, Op. 44
    • 2. Moderato (Paavali's Song: "Pakkanen puhurin poika")
  • Modest Mussorgsky / Maurice Ravel, Pictures at an Exhibition
    • Promenade
    • 1. Gnomus
    • Promenade
    • 2. Il Vecchio Castello
    • Promenade
    • 3. The Tuileries Gardens
    • 4. Bydło ("Cattle")
    • Promenade
    • 5. Ballet of the Unhatched Chicks
    • 6. Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
    • 7. Limoges - the marketplace
    • 8. Catacombae : Sepulchrum Romanum
    • Cum mortuis in lingua mortua
    • 9. The Hut on Hen's legs (Baba Yaga)
    • 10. The Great Gate of Kiev
  • Johann Strauss II, Wiener Blut (Viennese Blood), Waltz, Op. 354
  • Johann Strauss II, Vom Donaustrande, Fast Polka, Op. 356

Details

  • Venue: Schoenbrunn Palace (Vienna, Austria)
  • Production date: 2011
  • Recording date: 02/06/2011
  • Production: © ORF in cooperation with the Vienna Philharmonic. All rights reserved.
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