Musik & Theater
MuTh

Chamber music

Acis-Ensemble
Music for clarinet, viola & piano

The appeal of this concert — apart from the obvious talents of the musicians and composers — lies in the unique timbre of...

Butcaru & Steude
Works by Bartók, Enescu, Szymanovski and Brahms

This concert marks the return to MuTh of the Romanian pianist Catalina Butcaru, who considers her playing as a form of poetry...

Carnival at MuTh
Altenburger, Zimper, Wagner and students from the mdw play Mozart, Penderecki and Saint-Saens

Christian Altenburger brings along some dependable companions to join him for an exciting evening at MuTh, exploring tonal co...

Clarinet border crossings
Spotlight on the Clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh/ Crossing the boundaries between classical and jazz

In the first of the concerts he has devised especially for MuTh, Daniel Ottensamer, principal clarinettist at the Vienna Phil...

Crazy Cinema and Fairground Attractions
Spotlight on the Clarinet/ Matthias Schorn in the MuTh/Silent films with live music from Matthias Schorn & Friends

Piano-playing dogs, contortionists who could twist their bodies to the point of pain, and local news reports “in life-size,...

Europe united
Spotlight on the violin 2/ Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

In his fourth and final concert in the present cycle, Johannes Fleischmann focuses on music’s power to unify. His guests to...

Fifty Shades of Amade
The Florian Willeitner String Experience in praise of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

There’s so much more to Mozart than the pistachio-flavoured chocolate treat that bears his name! Rolando Villazon invited t...

Happy Birthday, André Previn
Franz Bartolomey in conversation with Dr. Wilhelm Sinkovicz (in German)

On 6th April André Previn would have been 92 years old. As a pianist, conductor, composer, arranger, jazz musician and autho...

In men, who feel love
Spotlight on the violin 2 / Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

“In men, who feel love” – the title of the famous duet from The Magic Flute perfectly describes the mood of the pieces ...

Jimmy’s Soloists play Beethoven
Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

In this second concert of his MuTh cycle, Jimmy Chiang appears not only as a pianist but also as a conductor, in a programme ...

MaesTRIO
Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

Three maestros. And three enthralling pieces of music. This evening’s musicians are not only professional instrumentalists;...

Magnificent serenades for strings
Altenburger, Latzko and students from the mdw play Elgar, Schubert and Dvorák

Béla Bartók’s “Divertimento for Strings” was a high point in the 2019/20 season of “Christian Altenburger in the Mu...

Masterpieces for clarinet and bassoon
Spotlight on the clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

The combination of bassoon and clarinet has a charm all of its own! Daniel Ottensamer and his colleague Sophie Dervaux explor...

Minetti Quartet: Haydn, Bartók and Dvořák
Milestones of the String Quartet literature / Rescheduled due to coronavirus

In 1799, Haydn and Beethoven received identical commissions: to compose six string quartets for Prince Lobkowitz. Whereas Bee...

Minetti Quartett: How do you do?
Masterpieces by Haydn, Schumann and Kurtág

The Minetti Quartet open this evening’s concert with a very deliberate choice: the Haydn string quartet commonly known by i...

Ö1 Musiksalon– Metamorphoses
2020 concert series, in collaboration with the OeNB

The renowned Acies Quartet (prima la musica 2003, Gradum ad parnassum 2006, Mozart-Prize 2007, Ö1 Artist of the Year 2007) b...

Passion and courage
Spotlight on the clarinet / Matthias Schorn in the MuTh

Matthias Schorn (clarinet) and Christoph Gigler (tuba), together with students from the Music and Arts University of the City...

Piano virtuosos – duos for four hands
Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

Playing as equals: Jimmy Chiang performs with his former teacher of piano, Prof Krassimira Jordan. Together they embark on a ...

Preuss-Niemeyer & Steude
Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas nos. 1 and 10

Volkhard Steude and German pianist Almut Preuss-Niemeyer have enjoyed a lengthy collaboration in the field of chamber music. ...

Soundscapes no. 1
Piano Trios from Haydn to Korngold / TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

Haydn composed around forty piano trios, and is considered the father of this musical form. In this evening’s concert, his ...

Soundscapes no. 2
Delightful French neo-classicism and Vienna classics - TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

Befitting his station as the “Father of the piano trio”, this excursion from Vienna to Paris and back begins with Haydn. ...

Soundscapes no. 3
Symphonic masterpieces in Piano Trio form / TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

Haydn produced a great wealth of ideas for the piano trio, and so he serves as a kind of navigational aid in this particular ...

String quintets by Schubert and Vaughan Williams
Spotlight on the violin 2 / Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

In contrast to Franz Schubert’s “Trout Quintet” — which is undoubtedly one of the concert-going public’s favourite ...

String quintets!
Franz Bartolomey and his musical companions play Mozart and Dvorák

For many musical cognoscenti, Mozart’s string quintets represent the pinnacle of his chamber music achievements. Mozart com...

The Steudes — a family concert
Works written for up to four violins

A living room concert by family of violinists, suitable for the whole family — and indeed for all those who love classical ...

Three times three – Masterpieces for piano trio
Altenburger, Demenga and students from the mdw play Mozart, Shostakovich and Brahms

Christian Altenburger and his musical companions present masterpieces of piano literature by Mozart, Shostakovich and Brahms....

Tribute to Beethoven no. 1
Bartolomeys in the MuTh

Apart from their personal friendship, what  brings Benjamin Schmid, Ariane Hearing and Matthias Bartolomey together at MuTh ...

Tribute to Beethoven no. 2
Bartolomeys in the MuTh

In this, the third of their concerts given in honour of the virtuoso pianist and multi-faceted composer, Benjamin Schmid, Ari...

Virtuosity required: Greetings from Bottesini
Spotlight on the clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

Giovanni Bottesini, who died in 1821, was considered the “Paganini of the double bass”, and his compositions demand a cor...