In 2018 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Gottfried von Einem. Cultural institutions in Vienna will dedicate a variety of projects to this event. Thomas Angyan, director of Musikverein Vienna, was the first to announce his programme for the season 2017 2018. 6 concerts with works by Gottfried von Einem are in the schedule:

Wednesday, 20th December 2017, Brahms-Saal: Artis Quartett Wien / String Quartet No. 2 g-minor, op. 51

Wednesday, 24th January 2018 – the exact 100th birthday of Gottfried von Einem, Glass Hall: special birthday concert. Programme to be announced in September

Wednesday, 14th February 2018, Brahms-Saal: Küchl Quartett / String Quartet No. 3, op. 56

Friday, 23rd February 2018, Golden Hall Musikverein: ORF RSO Wien, conductor Markus Poschner, Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien, Camilla Nylund, soprano, Michael Nagy, bass baritone / Cantata „To Posteriority“

Saturday, 2nd June, and Sunday, 3rd June 2018, Golden Hall Musikverein: Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conductor Philippe Jordan / Tanz-Rondo, op. 27

Video with statements Thomas Angyan

Photo: Dieter Nagl