Vienna Philharmonic news and features

Leonard Bernstein conducts an orchestra with just his eyebrows

When Leonard Bernstein needed only his eyebrows to conduct the Vienna Philharmonic

Russian conductor Valery Gergiev

Russian conductor Valery Gergiev dropped by leading orchestras and festivals over Putin ties

Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Around the world, we’re getting a glimpse of what live music looks like post-lockdown

John Williams describes leading the Vienna Philharmonic as “One of the greatest honours of my life”

John Williams says conducting the Vienna Philharmonic was “one of the greatest honours of my life”

John Williams conducts the Imperial March

John Williams conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in sensational ‘Imperial March’

Strauss waltzes

The 10 most bizarre Viennese waltzes and polkas

German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

When were women first allowed to join the orchestra?

Summer Night Vienna Philharmonic

The Vienna Philharmonic's Summer Night concert really is the most beautiful way to spend an evening