(New York, NY, February 24, 2022)—Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra today jointly announced that Yannick Nézet-Séguin [pictured] will step in for Valery Gergiev leading the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in three concerts at Carnegie Hall from Friday, February 25 through Sunday, February 27. In addition, pianist Denis Matsuev will not perform with the orchestra on Friday, February 25. The soloist for this program is to be announced. The concert programs for the Vienna Philharmonic’s three performances will remain as planned. Carnegie Hall and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are immensely grateful to Yannick Nézet-Séguin for stepping in for these performances at very short notice.

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Update on Vienna Philharmonic & Valery Gergiev.

Vienna Philharmonic tonight at the Konzerthaus: Franz Welser-Möst replaces Valery Gergiev for “health reasons”. Is he poorly or is it Putin- and Ukraine-related? Will Gergiev make the imminent Vienna Phil tour of Germany & the States where demos have been mooted?