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S48 Ep30

Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2021

Premiere: 8/27/2021 | 00:00:30 | Closed Captioning Icon

Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer night concert with pianist Igor Levit under the direction of guest conductor Daniel Harding at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

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Premieres Friday, August 27 at 9 p.m. on PBS, pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app

Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic’s annual summer night concert with pianist Igor Levit under the direction of guest conductor Daniel Harding at Austria’s Schönbrunn Palace.

Musical selections:

Overture to “The Sicilian Vespers”
Giuseppe Verdi

Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
Sergei Rachmaninoff

Für Elise
Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story”
“Prologue,” “Somewhere,” “Scherzo,” “Mambo”
Leonard Bernstein

Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”)
Claude Debussy

“Jupiter, the Briger of Jollity” from “The Planets,” Symphonic Suite op. 32
Gustav Holst

Viennese Spirit Waltz
Johann Strauss II

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TRANSCRIPT

Enjoy a glorious getaway to Austria's Schönbrunn Palace Gardens, where the Vienna Philharmonic quells a yearning for distant lands with music from many composers.

[The Philharmonic plays a section of music] Conducted by Daniel Harding and featuring special guest Igor Levit.

Let yourself be carried away by the sublime 'Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert' on Great Performances.

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