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Sat, 11. May 2019

15:30

Vienna, Austria
Vienna Konzerthaus, Large Hall

Ticket Information

Concert in the Wiener Konzerthaus

Conductor Franz Welser-Möst

Orchestra Wiener Philharmoniker

Soprano Erin Wall

Soprano Regula Mühlemann

Soprano Emily Magee

Alto Wiebke Lehmkuhl

Alto Jennifer Johnston

Tenor Giorgio Berrugi

Baritone Peter Mattei

Bass Georg Zeppenfeld

Chorus Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien

Chorus Wiener Singakademie

Chorus Wiener Sängerknaben

Franz Welser-Möst

Program

Gustav Mahler
Symphony No. 8 in E-flat major ("Symphony of a Thousand")

Performers

Erin Wall

Acclaimed for her musicality and versatility, Erin Wall sings an extensive opera and concert repertoire which spans three centuries, from Mozart and Beethoven to Britten and Strauss. She has sung leading roles in many of the world's great opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, the Vienna Staatsoper, and Opéra National de Paris, and appears in concert with leading maestri and symphony orchestras worldwide.

Regula Mühlemann

Swiss soprano Regula Mühlemann was raised in Lucerne where she studied at the Conservatory of Lucerne with Prof. Barbara Locher. She records exclusively for Sony Classical. Her debut recording “Mozart Arias” was released in October 2016 and won the German Record Critics' Award, her second album “Cleopatra” was released in September 2017.

Emily Magee

Emily Magee is today in great demand on the leading opera and concert stages of the world, earning her recognition as one of the most important voices of her generation. Her sumptuous, radiant voice and intelligent, attractive stage presence have won her acclaim in a wide variety of roles, particularly those of Richard Strauss and Wagner, alongside roles of Puccini, Verdi, Janacek, Britten and others.

Wiebke Lehmkuhl

Wiebke Lehmkuhl is a sought‐after soloist on international concert stages and a regular guest performer at seminal festivals. In the past years, Wiebke Lehmkuhl has established herself as a contralto much in demand and and performed with the Berlin Philharmonic and Vienna Symphony, among others. Her artistic work has been documented by numerous CD releases and live concert recordings.

Jennifer Johnston

Mezzo soprano Jennifer Johnston is a former BBC New Generation Artist, and a graduate of Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music. She is particularly associated with the Bayerische Staatsoper and its distinguished musical director Kirill Petrenko, and has appeared in opera at the Teatro alla Scala, Salzburg Festival and Festival d'Aix-en-Provence amongst others.

Giorgio Berrugi

Tenor Giorgio Berrugi has won accolades throughout the world for his radiant, warm Italianate sound, his exceptional musicality and the expressive nuance of his interpretations. Berrugi has performed at many of the world’s leading opera houses, concert venues and music festivals.

Peter Mattei

Peter Mattei received his musical training at the Royal Academy of Music at the University College of Stockholm and developed into one of the most sought-after baritones of his time. Numerous engagements have taken him to the Metropolitan Opera, the Vienna State Opera and the Salzburg Festival, among others. In addition, Peter Mattei is successful on the concert stage and has made numerous recordings.

Georg Zeppenfeld

After early engagements in Münster and Bonn, Georg Zeppenfeld joined the Dresden State Opera in 2001 and has remained with the company since then, while also making guest appearances in practically every major opera house and concert hall in Europe and the United States.

Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien

In its more than 150 year history, the Wiener Singverein has managed as an amateur choir to adapt to the constantly changing conditions of the music industry and yet consistently remain a top international ensemble. 

Wiener Singakademie

The Wiener Singakademie was founded in 1858 as Vienna’s first mixed choir and was intended to serve as an institution to facilitate the training of singing. After 55 years as an independent choir, the Wiener Singakademie finally acquired its long sought-after permanent home when the Wiener Konzerthaus was opened in 1913. Incorporated into the Wiener Konzerthausgesellschaft, the choir established itself as an important partner of the Wiener Konzerthaus.

Wiener Sängerknaben

The Vienna Boys' Choir is a world-renowned boys' choir and an important institution of Viennese musical life. The choir is the modern-day descendant of the boys' choirs of the Viennese Court, dating back to the late Middle Ages. The four choirs perform around 300 concerts each year, attended by almost half a million listeners around the world.

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