Dec 1, 2014
Following last season’s performances in the Austrian capital, Yerevan, and Kiev, Michael Tilson Thomas returns to conduct the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Gustav Mahler’s Fifth Symphony on December 6, 7, and 8. MTT and the Vienna Philharmonic open their program with Johann Baptist Vanhal’s Bass Concerto, featuring bassist Ödön Rácz. The December 6 performance of Mahler’s Fifth Symphony and Vanhal’s Bass Concerto takes place at the Vienna Konzerthaus. For their December 7 performance, MTT and the Vienna Philharmonic appear at the Palace of Arts in Budapest, Hungary, before returning to Vienna for a final performance on December 8 at the Musikverein.