Grafenegg – Festival Opening Concert

René Pape is the bass soloist in Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, on August 19 at the Grafenegg Festival. The concert, which opens the annual Festival season, also features two world premiere works by Christian Jost, and Beethoven’s Overture to Collin’s tragedy “Coriolan,” Op. 62. Colleagues joining Mr. Pape for this performance include Camilla Nylund, Elena Zhidkova, and Klaus Florian Vogt, with the Tonkunstler Orchestra and Wiener Singverein led by Yutaka Sado.