A bastion of Romanticism

As we know, while the Vienna Philharmonic is not the ideal vehicle for contemporary music, it is a bastion of "Germanic" music, particularly of the romantic period — as the lucky owners of the two tickets below would have been able to confirm. The facsimile of the corresponding programme is online.

No-one could have predicted that one of the featured composers, Hans Pfitzner, would die soon afterwards.

15 May 2019

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