Wiener Symphoniker staged performance at NCPA

NCPA April/07/2017
On April 6th and 7th, Wiener Symphoniker staged their performance at the stage of NCPA for the second time. This performance also marked the first visit of conductor Philippe Jordan to Beijing.


Wiener Symphoniker performed two all-Beethoven symphony concerts at NCPA
Photo by WANG Xiaojing

The orchestra brought four Beethoven’s symphonies within two days. As a representative of Viennese Classical School, Beethoven spent most of his life in Vienna. During his life, he created nine symphonies, and each of them was an unfailing classic. The nine symphonies were all completed in Vienna and were premiered locally. For Wiener Symphoniker, Beethoven’s symphonies have long been one important part of the orchestra.


It was the first time that the Music Director Philippe Jordan led the orchestra to Beijing 
Photo by WANG Xiaojing

On the evening of April 6th, Philippe Jordan and Wiener Symphoniker gave performances of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 and No. 7. At the concert, Wiener Symphoniker, with the instruction of Philippe Jordan, performed pure voice of Viennese and brought the audience into the authentic Beethoven’s symphony world. The performing style of Wiener Symphoniker was light, elegant and gorgeous. The use of musical instruments was also distinctive, with the use of Vienna-style horns, trumpets, oboes and other wind instruments. Under the baton of Philippe Jordan, who specialized in Beethoven’s symphonies in recent years, the orchestra performed flexibly, making the audience at the scene experiecne the feelings and artistic conception that Beethoven poured into his music.


The audience at the scene felt the feelings and artistic conception that Beethoven poured into the music 
Photo by WANG Xiaojing

On the evening of April 7th, Wiener Symphoniker will continue to play Beethoven’s Symphony No. 4 and No, 5.
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