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Vienna Philharmonic - Carnegie Hall concert will broadcast on WQXR & WFMT Radio

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The venerable Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, celebrating its 175th anniversary this season, returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage for three concerts, each featuring a work by Schubert, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst February 24-26.

On Friday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m., the orchestra will perform the overture to Schubert's melodrama Die Zauberharfe, Strauss's tone poem Ein Heldenleben, and the U.S. premiere of Time Recycling composed by René Staar, longtime violinist with the orchestra. The second program, on Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m., features Austrian pianist Rudolf Buchbinder in Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, Schubert's Symphony No. 8 "Unfinished," and Bartók's The Miraculous Mandarin Suite; and on Sunday, February 26 at 2:00 p.m., the Vienna Philharmonic will perform Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 and Schubert's Symphony No. 9 in C Major, "Great." This final concert will be broadcast live on Classical 105.9 FM WQXR, and streamed on and as part of the Carnegie Hall Live series. It will be heard later on radio stations across the country through the WFMT Radio Network.