GREAT PERFORMANCES: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2020
Stream or tune in Friday, June 25, 2021 at 9 p.m. & Sunday, June 27 at 2 p.m. on KPBS 2 + June 27 at 6 p.m. on KPBS TV
Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of selections by Strauss, Wagner, Offenbach, Puccini and more from the Schönbrunn Palace Gardens under the baton of conductor Valery Gergiev featuring Metropolitan Opera tenor Jonas Kaufmann.
- Prelude and Presentation of the Rose, “Der Rosenkavalier” Richard Strauss
- Love Music from “Tristan and Isolde” Arr. Leopold Stokowski , Richard Wagner
- Barcarole from “The Tales of Hoffmann” Jacques Offenbach
- “Pourquoi me réveiller” from “Werther” Jules Massenet
- Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
- “Wenn es Abend wird“ from “Countess Mariza” Emmerich Kálmán
- Suite from “Doctor Zhivago” Maurice Jarre
- Adagio from “Spartacus” Aram Khachaturian
- ”Nessun dorma!“ from “Turandot” Giacomo Puccini
- “Vienna, City of My Dreams” Rudolf Sieczyński
- Wiener Blut (Viennese Spirit), Waltz Johann Strauss II
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Major Funding for "Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2020 Concert" broadcast is provided by Rolex. Funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES "Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2020" is provided by Lorraine A. Egan and the late Richard T. Egan, Ellen and James S. Marcus, and the Estate of Worthington Mayo-Smith. Funding for GREAT PERFORMANCES is provided by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, Rosalind P. Walter, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Seton Melvin Charitable Trust, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Jody and John Arnold, The Starr Foundation, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, and The Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation.