Stars by starlight in the traditional Midsummer Night’s Gala! Two of the great voices and one of the best cello virtuosos of our time promise a musical firework at the Wolkenturm: the South African soprano Pretty Yende and the Maltese tenor Joseph Calleja, both celebrated across the world of opera, including for performances at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, and the Dutch cellist Harriet Krijgh, with her irrepressible delight in making music. These are the famous guests with whom the Tonkunstler and their Music Director Yutaka Sado will greet the summer solstice in Grafenegg with a musical festival for all the senses.
Gioacchino Rossini: Overture to the opera "La gazza ladra"
Giuseppe Verdi: "Se quel guerrier io fossi... Celeste Aida" Recitative and Romance of Radames from the Opera "Aida
Vincenzo Bellini: "O rendete mi...Qui la voce...Vien diletto" Aria of Elvira from the opera "I Puritani"
Jacques Offenbach: "Les larmes de Jacqueline" Op. 76 No. 2 for Violoncello and String Orchestra
Hector Berlioz: Rakoczy-March from "La damnation de Faust" Légende dramatique Op. 24
David Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody for Violoncello and Orchestra Op. 68
Jeronimo Giménez: "Me llaman la primorosa..." Polaca from Zarzuela "El barbero de Sevilla"
Leonard Bernstein: "Maria" song from the musical "West Side Story"
Leonard Bernstein: Divertimento für Orchester, Waltz
Luigi Arditi: "Il Bacio" ("Kiss Waltz")
Giuseppe Verdi: "Ballabile" Ballet music from the second act of the opera "Aida"
Giacomo Puccini: "E lucevan le stelle" Aria of Cavaradossi from the Opera "Tosca"
Giuseppe Verdi: "Parigi, o cara, noi lasceremo" Scene and duet by Alfredo & Violetta from the opera "La Traviata"
Edward Elgar: Pomp and Circumstance, Op. 39/1