Summer Night Concert: Summer Night Concert Live In Vienna, Austria 2014 Guest Soloist Lang Lang (Blu-ray) 2014 DTS-HD Master Audio PBS Great Performances

The Summer Night Concert 2014 with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Christoph Eschenbach featuring guest soloist, world renowned pianist, Lang Lang. This annual open-air event has been held since 2008 on the park grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Austria, and airs nationwide on PBS's Great Performances broadcast.

Recorded live on May 29, 2014 in celebration of the 150th birthday of Richard Strauss, the program features two works by Strauss, the Burlesque for Piano and Orchestra in D Minor and Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks, Op. 28. Strauss conducted the Vienna Philharmonic more than 100 times and in 1924 composed the Vienna Philharmonic Fanfare, which has opened the annual Vienna Philharmonic Ball since that time. The conductor Christoph Eschenbach is one of the most distinguished musicians of our time. He is in great demand as a guest conductor for prominent orchestras and opera houses worldwide. Since 2010 he has been musical director of the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington, DC. Classical piano superstar, Lang Lang performs as a guest soloist on the Strauss Burlesque for Piano and Orchestra in D Minor. With the UNESCO World Heritage setting of the Baroque park of Schönbrunn Palace as the backdrop, the Summer Night Concert adds stunning visuals to the superb musical program.


Summer Night Concert
Rock / Pop
12 August 2014
Blu-ray Disc
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12 August 2014




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