Program 2022

Time Agenda  
Start
7:30 pm
Welcome by moderator Katharina Stemberger
  Short film about this year's theme "Political Restistance" with statements from
Oskar Deutsch - President of the Jewish Community of Vienna
Michael Häupl - President of the Documentation Centre of Austrian Resistance
Christa Bauer - Executive Secretary of Mauthausen Committee Austria
Matthias Spadinger - Chairman of Verein Gedenkdienst
  Willi Mernyi Welcome words by Willi Mernyi - Chairmain of the Mauthausen Committee Austria
  Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen Speech by Federal President Dr. Alexander Van der Bellen
  Vienna Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lahav Shani

Sergei Rachmaninow Prélude cis-Moll (orchestration: Leopold Stokowski)

  Soprano Chen Reiss Richard Strauss "Morgen" für Singstimme und Orchester op. 27 TrV 170 Nr. 4
  Vienna Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lahav Shani Sergei Rachmaninow Symphonie Nr. 2 e-Moll op. 27, 3. Satz (Adagio)
  Erika Freeman Speech by contemporary witness Dr. Erika Freeman
  Daniel Kehlmann Video by Daniel Kehlmann
  Vienna Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lahav Shani Krzysztof Penderecki "Ciaccona"
  Soprano Chen Reiss Sergei Rachmaninow "Vocalise"
  Vienna Sypmhony Orchestra conducted by Lahav Shani Antonín Dvořák Symphonie Nr. 9 e-Moll op. 95 "Aus der neuen Welt", 4. Satz (Allegro con fuoco)
End
approx. 9 pm
  Once again, the conclusion of this year’s Festival of Joy will be celebrated with the "Ode to Joy" from Ludwig van Beethoven’s 9th symphony.