Sommernachtskonzert 2016: Summer Night Concert 2016
- Genre: Classical Artists
- Release Date: 8/12/2016
The Vienna Philharmonic performs it's annual Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn, an open-air concert with free admission, in the unique ambience of the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Semyon Bychkov conducts the Summer Night Concert with Katia and Marielle Labèque as soloists. The 2016 Summer Night Concert focuses entirely on French composers and covers the period between Romanticism and Neoclassicism, providing an overview of the vast stylistic range of French music during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Katia and Marielle Labèque will be the soloists in Poulenc's Double Concerto in D minor FP 61 - this is the first time that this particular work has been played at a Philharmonic concert.