Summer Night Concert 2016 (DVD) | Sony 88985313579

Summer Night Concert 2016 (DVD)

Label: Sony

Cat No: 88985313579

Format: DVD

Number of Discs: 1

Genre: Orchestral

Release Date: 1st July 2016

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About

The Vienna Philharmonic performed its annual Summer Night Concert at Schönbrunn, an open-air event with free admission, in the unique ambience of the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace on Thursday 26 May 2016. The Summer Night Concert was conducted by Seymon Bychkov. The soloists were Katia and Marielle Labèque.

With this open-air concert in Schönbrunn, the Vienna Philharmonic wishes to provide all Viennese, as well as visitors to the city, with a special musical experience in the impressive setting of Schönbrunn Palace and its beautiful baroque gardens, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Since 2008 the Vienna Philharmonic have provided an outstanding experience for all visitors. In recent years the orchestra has been conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, Franz Welser-Möst, Daniel Barenboim, Georges Prêtre and Zubin Mehta. Among the previous guest solists have been Yefim Bronfman, Benjamin Schmid, Lang Lang and Rudolph Buchbinder.

Concert programme:
Bizet - Farandole (L'Arlesienne Suite no.2)
Berlioz - Marche hongroise (La Damnation de Faust)
Poulenc - Concerto for 2 Pianos and Orchestra in D Minor, FP61
- Encore: Saint-Saëns - Le Carnaval des animaux: Finale
Ravel - Daphnis et Chloé: Suite No.2
Ravel - Boléro
- Encore: Offenbach - Can-can (Orphée aux enfers)
- Encore: Johann Strauss II - Wiener Blut Walzer, op.354

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