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Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2021 | Great Performances

Stage in front of Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace lit up in blue and Schönbrunn Palace lit up in pink
Courtesy of Max Parovsky
Concert at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

Fri. Aug. 27 at 9 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 & STREAMING | Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer night concert at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

Each summer, the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic is joined by a guest soloist to perform an enchanting open-air concert under the direction of a guest conductor from the magnificent gardens of Vienna’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace. For the first time, the concert will be conducted by Daniel Harding, with piano virtuoso Igor Levit as soloist. Under the theme of “Wanderlust (Yearning for Distant Places),” compositions by Bernstein, Verdi, Rachmaninov, Sibelius, Elgar, Debussy and Holst will be performed.

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Great Performances brings the best in the performing arts from across America and around the world to a US television audience. It presents a diverse programming portfolio of classical music, opera, popular song, musical theater, dance, drama and performance documentaries.

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