Newly appointed principal conductor Mei-Ann Chen opens the new season with Mozart, a joyfully concertizing wind quartet and the divine Jupiter Symphony.
Michael Hofstetter conducts Mendelssohn's "Scottish Symphony". But before that, we go to France, with Petar Pejčić and Saint-Saëns' ravishing Cello Concerto.
Michael Hell and four fantastic young voices around Tetian Miyus unleash a firework of passion around Handel's famous aria "Lascia la spina".
A Tchaikovsky feast before Christmas with the stunning ballet "The Nutcracker" and the famous 1st Piano Concerto. Kristina Miller plays, Jiří Rožeň conducts.
Bach's Christmas Oratorio tells the story of the infant Jesus up to Epiphany. Jordi Savall takes on cantatas 4 to 6 from this wonderful cycle.
No less than three musical queens in pure Haydn bliss: Selina Ott with the Trumpet Concerto and Maria Bader-Kubizek with the Symphony that thrilled the Queen of France.
Pure Gershwin: First from the opera "Porgy and Bess" and the swinging "American in Paris", after that Philipp Scheucher with the "Rhapsody in Blue". On the podium: Daniela Musca.
Schubert's "Unfinished" is pure emotion, and Max Bruch's First Violin Concerto a volcanic masterpiece, interpreted by Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, conducted by Andreas Stoehr.
Alfredo Bernardini conducts the greatest orchestral suites of the Baroque. Among them Bach's third orchestral suite with the world-famous "Air" and Handel's "Water Music".
Mei-Ann Chen fulfils a wish of her heart: she conducts Richard Wagner's "Ring des Nibelungen" in orchestral cross-section without singing voices.
Mei-Ann Chen conducts Dvořák's "From the New World" and Eröd's Concerto for Three Clarinets and Orchestra. Soloists: Michael Gurfinkel and his twin sons
Spanish violinist Lina Tur Bonet in an all-Italian string orchestra programme: virtuoso with Vivaldi, cool with Corelli and heavenly with Handel.
Beethoven remains the measure of all things, already in his fresh 1st Symphony, even more so in the 4th Piano Concerto. The conductor Glass Marcano comes from Venezuela, the pianist Markus Schirmer from Graz.