Orchester der Vereinigten Bühnen Wien

Musical & Konzertorchester

Its 85 members are comprised of ladies and gentlemen from 15 nations who specialize in classical, jazz and pop music. Its present Musical Director is Koen Schoots rand it ranks as one of Austria’s best orchestras. As a musical and big band orchestra, the Orchester der VBW has met with overwhelming international acclaim.
Founded in 1987 with musicians from the THEATER AN DER WIEN and RAIMUND THEATER as well as the special CATS ensemble, it now plays at the musical houses RAIMUND THEATER and RONACHER every evening.
Aside from its engagements as a musical orchestra, it has performed as a big band and backup orchestra for international jazz greats such as Joe Zawinul and Toots Thielemans; it has produced CD recordings with Sir A. L. Webber, Sylvester Levay, and Jim Steinman, among others, and given orchestral concerts of opera and musical works with soloists Thomas Hampson, Jerry Hadley, Dawn Upshaw, as well as Katja and Arielle Labeque.

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