Each year Austrian musicians are invited to perform at the Edinburgh International Festival. This year’s programme will feature:
Saturday 3 August, The Queen’s Hall
Andreas Ottensamer (principal clarinettist of the Berlin Philharmonic) joins pianist Yuja Wang for a programme of works by Weber, Brahms, Mendelssohn and Debussy among others.
Thursday 8 August, The Queen’s Hall
Pianist Helmut Deutsch accompanied by baritone Michael Volle in a recital of Lieder by Schubert, Mahler and Strauss
Tuesday 13 August, Usher Hall
Soprano Christina Gansch joins the BBC Symphony Orchestra in a performance of Mahler’s Symphony No. 4.
Saturday 24 August, Usher Hall
Celebrated Austrian baritone Florian Boesch will perform the solo in Britten’s War Requiem alongside the Orchestre de Paris, the Edinburgh Festival Chorus and NYCOS National Girls Choir.
Sunday 25 August, Usher Hall
Bass-baritone Josef Wagner takes on the role of Gunther in Götterdämmerung, the final instalment of Wagner’s four-part Ring cycle.