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Vienna Residence Orchestra

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One of the best orchestras of Vienna's music world will take you on a journey through time back to the days of Imperial Vienna.

The Vienna Residence Orchestra , a Viennese chamber orchestra with long tradition was founded to perform the music of the "Wiener Klassik" in its purest form. The numerous concert series this orchestra has performed in the last decades have taken place at some of the most beautiful palaces in Vienna.

 

Vienna Residence Orchestra

 
         
 

About

The program has consisted of works from Mozart to Johann Strauss, played by from 10 to 40 musicians. In 1991 the orchestra was appointed the official representative of the City of Vienna in the festivities commemorating the bicentenary of Mozart's death and also performed a number of concerts at the "Vienna International Festival".

In 1992 the world renowned Rudolf Nurejev became the first guest conductor of the orchestra. Nureyev and the Vienna Residence Orchestra gained sensational success thoughout Europe. Outstanding international artists have performed as soloists with the Vienna Residence Orchestra: Rainer K├╝chl, leader of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Jochen Kowalski, the star counter tenor, conductors such as Arild Remmereit (now principal conductor of the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra), Giuseppe Lanzetta, Herbert Roggenburg and many more.

The Vienna Residence Orchestra has frequently been a guest orchestra at well-known major international festivals. Their international career has taken them to cities within Europe such as Paris, Berlin, Rome, Varese, Ravello, Deauville , Athens, Budapest, Brussels, and also as far afield as Montevideo and Mexico. In Vienna they have performed repeately at the world famous "Musikverein" and also in Salzburg.

Today the Vienna Residence Orchestra is one of the finest chamber orchestras in the world. Paul Moser, chief conductor since 1997, and his musicians particularly perform works of the two most famous Austrian composers: W.A. Mozart and Johann Strauss. The present leaders of the orchestra are violinists of world renown and as well as performing with the Vienna Residence Orchestra, they also participate as soloists with the leading orchestras of the world.

 

Price & Dates

Vienna Residence Orchestra
Ticket Category A B VIP
Single Adult 82 73 60
Performances daily except Christmas. 1 Apr - 31 Dec 2015
Prices are per person, in Australian Dollars (AUD).
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