Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2020

Air date: 06/25/2021

Premieres Friday, June 25 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings), pbs.org/gperf and the PBS Video app

Musical selections:
Prelude and Presentation of the Rose, “Der Rosenkavalier”
Richard Strauss

Love Music from “Tristan and Isolde”
Arr. Leopold Stokowski
Richard Wagner

Barcarole from “The Tales of Hoffmann”
Jacques Offenbach

“Pourquoi me réveiller” from “Werther”
Jules Massenet

Scherzo from “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

“Wenn es Abend wird“ from “Countess Mariza”
Emmerich Kálmán

Suite from “Doctor Zhivago”
Maurice Jarre

Adagio from “Spartacus”
Aram Khachaturian

”Nessun dorma!“ from “Turandot”
Giacomo Puccini

“Vienna, City of My Dreams”
Rudolf Sieczyński

Wiener Blut (Viennese Spirit), Waltz
Johann Strauss II

Short Listing:
Enjoy the orchestra’s performance of selections by Strauss, Puccini and more from Schönbrunn Palace.

Long Listing:
Enjoy the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance of selections by Strauss, Wagner, Offenbach, Puccini and more from the Schönbrunn Palace Gardens under the baton of conductor Valery Gergiev featuring Metropolitan Opera tenor Jonas Kaufmann.

Major Funding for Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2020 Concert broadcast is provided by Rolex. Funding for Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2020 is provided by Lorraine A. Egan and the late Richard T. Egan, Ellen and James S. Marcus, and the Estate of Worthington Mayo-Smith. Funding for Great Performances is provided by The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Arts Fund, Rosalind P. Walter, LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, Seton Melvin Charitable Trust, Kate W. Cassidy Foundation, Jody and John Arnold, The Starr Foundation, The Philip and Janice Levin Foundation, and The Thea Petschek Iervolino Foundation.

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Summer Night Concert 2020. Photo: Terry Linke. © Wiener Philharmoniker

Summer Night Concert 2020. Photo: Terry Linke. © Wiener Philharmoniker

Summer Night Concert 2020. Photo: Terry Linke. © Wiener Philharmoniker

Summer Night Concert 2020. Photo: Max Paraovsky. © Wiener Philharmoniker

Summer Night Concert 2020. Photo: Max Paraovsky. © Wiener Philharmoniker

Conductor Valery Gergiev. Photo by Terry Linke.

Jonas Kaufmann. Photo © Gregor Hohenberg/Sony Classical.