Mar. 03, 2020

Commemorating 150 Years Friendship Japan-Austria, Wiener Philharmoniker (the Vienna Philharmonic) Week in Japan 2019

Suntory Hall invited one of the most acclaimed orchestras in the world, Wiener Philharmoniker (The Vienna Philharmonic) and hosted ‘Wiener Philharmoniker Week in Japan 2019 – 150 Years Friendship Japan-Austria – from November 5th to 15th. To commemorate the 150 Years Friendship of Japan and Austria, the Wienner Philharmoniker (WPh) performed Viennese Waltz or Polka, which is just the same as WPh’s famous New Year Concert broadcast live over 90 countries worldwide, as the opening special programme for this special occasion on the 5th, conducted by Christian Thielemann who conducted the actual New Year Concert 2019 in Vienna.