Photo: Chris Christodoulou
Impressions of our Vienna Philharmonic Ball 2017 at the Musikverein!
Just starting our tour to Germany... or should we check in for another destination? ;-)

Photo at the airport in Vienna: Benedikt Dinkhauser
Photo: Mathias Bothor
The Austrian Mint - Münze Österreich - celebrates with us our 175th anniversary and issued a new silver coin. Available now!

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Ball der Wiener Philharmoniker

Photos: Martin Kubik, Chris Christodoulou
We mourn the loss of our trumpeter Josef Hell, Sen. (1925 - 2017) and hornist Hans Fischer (1928 - 2017). RIP.
Discover impressions of our music education program Passwort:Klassik with the latest "Musical Introduction" to Mahler No. 1.
KONCZ QUARTET
Christoph Koncz, Violin
Adela Frasineanu, Violin
Gerhard Marschner, Viola
Stephan Koncz, Violoncello

PROGAM:

Ludwig van Beethoven: String Quartet, op. 135 in F major
Franz Schubert: String Quartet, D 887 in G major
Find rehearsal impressions for our current concert series under Maestro Semyon Bychkov conducting Johannes Brahms/Detlev Glanert "Vier Präludien und Ernste Gesänge", op.121and Mahler No. 1.
January 14, 2.30 PM - "Musical Introduction" to Mahler No. 1

FREE admission passes available for our Passwort:Klassik music education program at our box office (Kärntner Ring 12, 1010 Vienna) or on January 14 at the main entrance hall of the Musikverein only!

Learn more about Mahler No. 1 during this musical introduction by members of the Vienna Philharmonic and students on January 14, 2.30...
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Rare opportunity: some tickets are still available for these concerts!
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Photo: Chris Christodoulou
We are very proud to announce that the 2017 NEW YEAR’S CONCERT with Gustavo Dudamel is released today!

“Gustavo Dudamel shone in his debut at the New Year’s Concert. Especially his interpretation of the Strauss Family repertoire was refreshing as never before. A buoyant cheerfulness which has not been heard since Riccardo Muti” - Salzburger Nachrichten

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Music Education: Opera Camps in Summer 2017

Register now for our upcoming opera camps for children and teenagers at the Salzburger Festspiele | Salzburg Festival!
Learn more about this Passwort:Klassik music education program and register for one of the opera camps until January 20 at:
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Photo: Marco Borelli
Listen today to the first three tracks from the 2017 New Year’s Concert prior to the official release!
Nechledil March from the operetta "Wiener Frauen" (Viennese Women) by Franz Lehár, Les Patineurs (The Skaters). Waltz, op. 183 by Émile Waldteufel and Johann Strauss Jr. 'S gibt nur a Kaiserstadt, 's gibt nur a Wien (There's only one Imperial City, There's only one Vienna). Polka, op. 291 ...
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Georges Prêtre, 1924 - 2017

We mourn the loss of our charming and dear honorary member Georges Prêtre with whom we have performed for 50 years - starting with the Vienna Philharmonic Ball in 1963 and with highlights such as the marvelous 2008 and 2010 New Year's Concerts as well as the unforgettable 2008 Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn. His legendary "Ich liebe dich" encouraged us even more...
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Let's look back at various parts of the 2017 New Year's Concert under Gustavo Dudamel!
Tickets for the New Year's Concert 2018

Due to the enormous worldwide demand, tickets are drawn by lot for our Preview Performance on December 30, the New Year's Eve Concert and the New Year's Concert. Please register now on our website until February 28 for the ticket lottery. Good luck!!!

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Photo: Terry Linke