John Williams to Conduct the Vienna Philharmonic on January 18 & 19, 2020

As announced by the Vienna Philharmonic:

Dear friends of music,

“A Tribute to John Williams” – under this title, the concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra which was scheduled for last year will take place on 18th and 19th of January 2020 at the Wiener Musikverein. We are pleased to announce the commitment of John Williams to perform selected highlights from his rich musical output with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

As a ticket purchaser of the cancelled concert from last November, we wanted to inform you, exclusively before the official release date on October 22, 2019, that the concerts will take place.

As a member of the previous season, we would like to offer you the opportunity to buy tickets as soon as the sale for the members launches, even if you have not renewed your membership for this season. This possibility is not associated with any obligation and of course free of charge.

Start of presale:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 9.00h (members of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde)
Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 09.00h (start of the general presale)

Concert tickets can be purchased at or in person / by telephone at the Konzertkassa of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde.

The two concert dates are:

We would be happy to welcome you to one of the two concerts at the Musikverein.

Ihre Konzertkassa / Your Box-Office
Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien
Bösendorferstraße 12
1010 Wien
Tel. +43 1 505 81 90
Fax. +43 1 505 81 90 94


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