Sommernachtskoncert 2016: Wiener Philharmoniker (Bychkov) (2016)
The Summer Night Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is an annual open-air event that takes place in the magical setting of the Schönbrunn Palace Baroque park in Vienna with the palace as a magnificent backdrop. Entrance to the concert is free, and each year up to 100,000 people take up the invitation. The concert is also broadcast on TV and radio in more than 60 countries, and thus reaches an audience of millions. This year’s Summer Night Concert will take place on Thursday 26 May, 2016. The eminent Seymon Bychov will conduct the Summer Night Concert, with Katia and Marielle Labèque playing as soloists. The Vienna Philharmonic performs its annual Summer Night Concert at Schönbrunn, an open air event with free admission, in the unique ambience of the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace on Thursday 26 May, 2016. The Summer Night Concert will be conducted by Seymon Bychkov. The soloists will be Katia and Marielle Labèque. With this open air concert in Schönbrunn, the Vienna Philharmonic wishes to provide all Viennese, as well as visitors to the city, with a special musical experience in the impressive setting of Schönbrunn Palace and its beautiful baroque gardens, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. Since 2008 the Vienna Philharmonic have provided an outstanding experience for all visitors. In the recent years the orchestra has been conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, Franz Welser-Möst, Daniel Barenboim, Georges Prêtre and Zubin Mehta Among the previous guest solists: Yefim Bronfman, Benjamin Schmid, Lang Lang and Rudolph Buchbinder.