Want China Times
Classical music fans in Taiwan will get a rare opportunity in October to enjoy live concerts by
the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, widely regarded as one of the world’s best, when it performs in the country for the first time in 11 years.
Led by conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the orchestra will give concerts Oct. 13 and Oct. 14 at the National Concert Hall in Taipei, according to Management of New Arts (MNA), promoter of the concerts.
It will also perform Oct. 15 in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan for the first time, at the Jhihde Hall, MNA said.
The program will consist of several pieces by Mozart, including the overture from The Marriage of Figaro K.492, Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major K.488 and Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major K.543. [FULL STORY]