VIENNA 〓 The Vienna Philharmonic’s annual Christmas concert has been cancelled


The annual “Christmas in Vienna” performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra has been cancelled. In response to the spread of infection with the new coronavirus.

“Christmas in Vienna” is an annual event held by the Vienna Philharmonic at the Konzerthaus. It started in 1992 and has been held every year except 2001 and 2002.

Following the cancellation, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) will use the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra to hold a special concert for TV broadcasting. Broadcast on December 21st for ORF II and December 24th for ARTE.

The special concert is conducted by Sascha Goetzel. Marina Rebeka, Margarita Gritskova, Charles Castronovo, Adam Plachetka, Vienna Boys’ Choir and others will appear.

Photo:Wiener Konzerthaus / Ludwig Schedl

How about this ?

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  2. MONTREAL 〓 Rafael Payar will become the next music director of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra

  3. GLASGOW 〓 Maxim Emelyanychev extended contract with Scottish Chamber Orchestra

  4. SOFIA 〓 Sofia National Opera and Ballet Celebrates 130th Anniversary with Season Opening

  5. VIENNA 〓 Poprawski from Poland takes the top of the viola section of the Vienna State Opera Orchestra

  6. DALLAS 〓 Dallas Symphony Orchestra will welcome Gemma New as Principal guest conductor

  7. LONDON 〓 English National Opera has decided to free some performances to under-18s

  8. BERLIN 〓 Berlin State Opera has announced a lineup of the 2020/2021 season

  9. KITAKYUSHU 〓 The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra started japan tour on Thursday night

  10. BIRMINGHAM 〓 Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla extended her contract with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

  11. R.I.P 〓 Christian Stadelmann, German Violin Player

  12. R.I.P. 〓 Dmitri Hvorostovsky dies aged 55

  13. HAMBURG 〓 State Opera is calling for refugees to participate in the chorus of the opera “Nabucco”

  14. SALZBURG 〓 “Mozart Week” has canceled

  15. LONDON 〓 London Symphony Orchestra tours China and Vietnam right after the start of the new season

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