Philharmonia Chorus Vienna - Welcome!

Philharmonia Chorus Vienna

Die Zauberflöte

St. Margarethen 2019


Easter Festival Baden-Baden 2018

Der Mieter

Der Mieter/The Tenant
World Premiere, Oper Frankfurt 2017

I due Foscari

I due Foscari 2017
Salzburg Festival 2017


Rigoletto 2017
St. Margarethen 2017


Faust 2016
Salzburg Festival 2016

Der Liebestrank

Liebestrank 2016
St. Margarethen 2016


Mefistofele 2016
Festival Baden-Baden 2016

Philharmonia Chorus Vienna - Welcome!

Philharmonia Chorus Vienna

Vienna Philharmonia Chorus


The Vienna Philharmonia Chorus is a professional opera and concert chorus that performs all over the world. Founded in 2002 at the initiative of Gerard Mortier, it was originally known as the Ruhr Triennale Chorus and/or the Baden-Baden Festival Chorus, being associated with those two festivals.

Since 2006 the renamed "Vienna Philharmonia Chorus" has been performing as an independent choral society, working with renowned conductors including Claudio Abbado, Marc Minkowski, Kent Nagano, Thomas Hengelbrock, Zubin Mehta, Christian Thielemann and Riccardo Muti and making regular guest appearances in major international opera productions.

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Current Performances & Events


Carmen, St. Margarethen 2023

carmen 2023

For this limitless love, Georges Bizet created an equally boundless score featuring a wealth of grandiose melodies: Habanera, Flower and Toreador Song, Seguidilla, the Smuggler's March – all these sonorous masterpieces will find their own echoes in the both wild and gentle landscape of the quarry St. Margarethen, who thus becomes a parable for the most fascinating figure of the opera stage.

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Wednesday Opera in the Quarry, St. Margarethen


I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Salzburg Festival 2023


Vincenzo Bellini had already made a name for himself far beyond Italy’s borders when the Teatro La Fenice engaged him in January 1830 to produce a new opera for the current carnival season — within just a few weeks. With I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Bellini entered into his artistic prime, demonstrating that he had now found his true personal style.

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Saturday Felsenreitschule, Salzburg

Latest Reviews

Haydn Jahreszeiten

„Komm, holder Lenz“ gab uns einen starken Vorgeschmack dessen, wozu der Philharmonia Chor Wien im weiteren Verlauf des Abends noch im Stande sein würde. Natürlich ist an dieser Stelle die fabelhafte Leistung von Walter Zeh zu erwähnen, der die Einstudierung der Chorstücke übernahm.



Daniele Rustioni inspires the Philharmonia Chorus Vienna to a fast-paced and strong performance.



The Philharmonia Chorus Vienna joined the spectacular show singing and playing.



The Philharmonia Chorus Vienna intonates impressively the famous chorus of the opera, the prisoners’ chorus ...