Summer Night Concert 2013
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Wagner: Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Act I Prelude (11:51)
Verdi: La forza del destino: Overture (8:23)
Vienna Philharmonic / Lorin Maazel
The Summer Night Concert 2013 with the Vienna Philharmonic features music of Verdi and Wagner in celebration of their 200th anniversaries. This annual open-air event has been held since 2008 on the park grounds of the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. This year’s concert was conducted by Lorin Maazel, who has a long-standing association with the Vienna Philharmonic, having conducted their celebrated New Year’s Eve Concert eleven times.