Concerts in Maribor and Palermo – Feb. 16th resp. Feb. 24th and 25th

On February 16th, the Maribor Symphony is hosting Johannes Wildner; the programme comprises Rossini’s Wilhelm Tell Overture, the Concerto for orchestra and string quartet by Daniel Schnyder, Slovenian composer, and Sibelius’ Second Symphony. 
On February 24th and 25th, Wildner returns to the rostrum of the Orchestra Sinfonia Siciliana in Palermo to conduct Haydn’s Symphony No. 86 and Beethoven’s “The Creatures of Prometheus” op. 43.

Concerts: Johannes Wildner conducting works by Beethoven and Mahler – Jan. 19th, 20th, 27th, 18th, and 29th

On the heels of his Far-East tour, Johannes Wildner returns to the Sonderjylland Symphony to perform the little-known Aladdin-Ouverture of Danish composer Emil Hornemann, Dvorak’s violin concerto with Josef Spacek on the violin, and Beethovens Seventh Symphony in Flensburg and Sonderburg.
The Hof Symphony has specifically requested Johannes Wildner to conduct three concerts near the end of the month, in Kronach. The offerings include Reger’s Variations on Mozart, Mozart’s flute concert in G major, and Mahler’s First Symphony.



East Asia Tour: Vienna Johann Strauss Orchester under Johannes Wildner – 26 Dec 2016 - 14 Jan 2017

The Vienna Johann Strauss Orchester will be criss-crossing China and Japan under the direction of Johannes Wildner while performing a total of fifteen concerts. Stations of this tour include Changsha, Dalian, Beijing, Tokyo, and Osaka, among others. Claudia Goebl, a young Austrian soprano, will join the orchestra as soloist for some of the concerts before meeting up with the Strauss-Ensemble of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra for their tour of Japan.



Anniversary: Johannes Wildner to return to the rostrum of the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen – Dec. 12th, 13th and 14th

Twenty years after the orchestras of Recklinghausen and Gelsenkirchen merged to form the Neue Philharmonie Westfalen, there will be a reunion with NPHW’s first musical director and Conductor Laureate, Johannes Wildner, who held the reins for ten years, from 1997 through 2007.
To honour the occasion, the public selected works from Maestro Wildner’s large and varied repertoire. The result of this election will be published soon.
Performances are scheduled for December 12th at the Musiktheater im Revier (Gelsenkirchen), December 13th at the Ruhrfestspielhaus Recklinghausen, and December 14th at the Konzertaula Kamen.



Concert: Johannes Wildner to conduct the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn – Oct. 30th

On October 30th, Johannes Wildner is conducting the Beethoven Orchestra in a programme that includes Mendelssohn’s “Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage”, Walter Braunfels’s “Schottische Fantasie” for viola and orchestra with Nils Mönkemeyer as soloist, and Schumann’s Second Symphony; the concert forms part of the series “Klassik um 11” (“Classical music at 11”).







16 Feb. 2017

Slovene National Theatre Orchestra
Gioacchino Rossini: William Tell Overture
Daniel Schnyder: Concerto for orchestra and string quartet, "Impetus"
Jean Sibelius: Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 43


24/25 Feb. 2017
Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana
Palermo/Teatro Politeama

Josef Haydn: Symphony no. 86, D-Major
Ludwig van Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus, op. 43


2 April 2017

Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra

Alban Berg: Violin concerto (Albena Danailova, Violin)
Franz Schubert: Mass in e flat major  


21 April 2017
Youth project:  Steir. Musikschulwerk, Musikschule Kindberg
500 Years Reformation: Mendelssohn and Reformation
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Concerto for violin and orchestra, e-minor, op.64 (Sarah Pillhofer, Violin)

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Sinfonie no. 5 in d-minor,  op. 107 MWV N 15
Lecture: Dieter Röschel


6 May 2017

Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra

Johannes Brahms:  Variations on a theme by Haydn, op. 56a
Joseph Haydn:  Cello Concerto No.1, C-major , Hob VIIb:1 (Cello: Liwei Qin)
Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. , c minor, op. 67


15 -17 May 2017
BBC-Concert Orchestra

Walter Braunfels, vol. 4.