Riccardo Muti leads the Vienna Philharmonic for its annual visit to Japan with an eclectic programme including two works by Italian composer Nino Rota.
Visitors to Tokyo should note that in view of the Japanese enthusiasm for the Viennese orchestra, ticket sales are always brisk.
16 September 2008
Haydn: Symphony No.67 in F major, Hob.I:67
Bruckner: Symphony No.2 in C minor
18 September 2008
Verdi: Overture, Giovanna d'Arco
Verdi: Ballet 'Le Quatro Stagioni', I vespri siciliani
Nino Rota: Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
Nino Rota: Film Score Il Gattopardo Excerpts
Ian Bousfield, Trombone
23 September 2008
Rossini: Overture, Semiramide
Stravinsky: From Ballet Le baiser de la fée
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E minor, op.64
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