JazzFest.Wien 2019: Highlights!
Gilberto Gil is one of Brasil’s most renowned and beloved singer/songwriter. His New Year’s Eve concert at the Copacabana drew in a crowd of more than 2,5 million fans. In summer he will be playing at the Vienna State Opera for the first time.→
Last year Canadian pianist, composer, singer and rapper Chilly Gonzales released the last part of his superb “Solo Piano” triology which he will present at the Jazz Fest Wien in PianoVision.→
Cuban legend Omara Portuondo rose to fame with the Buena Vista Social Club and will perform at the Vienna State Opera as part of her farewell tour.→
With his current opus “Lean On Me”, José James praises the great soul singer Bill Withers. With great feeling, he creates sublime versions of “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean On Me”.→
Vocal genius Bobby McFerrin will present his „Gimme5“ program: Circlesongs with 5 singers plus local a capella singers.→
The British singer/songwriter combines progressive pop with traditional jazz sounds. He loves improvisation as much as melodies and rhythms. At the Vienna State Opera he will present his new album with a new band.→
JazzFest.Wien 2019 Program
Vienna State Opera
Wien Energie-Welt Spittelau
Porgy & Bess
Globe Wien (at Marx Halle)
Altes Rathaus/Bank Austria Salon
Rathausplatz – admission free!
Summerstage – admission free!
MuTh – The Vienna Boys’ Choir Concert Hall