Let the mission begin!

By January 22, 2018 January 29th, 2018 Uncategorized
Credit: Mato Johannik

„Mission Possible“ –  Philharmonic Five release album debut

On January 12, 2018, Sony Classical released the compilation „Mission Possible“, Philharmonic Five’s debut album, combining treasures of classic with film music and pop.

Watch PH5 play in the Mozart house of Salzburger Festspiele 2017:


“[…] Big entertainment from a small ensemble. With passion and virtuosity, Philharmonic Five ignited a firework of chamber music with noticeable symphonic undercurrents.” (Bjørn Woll)

PH5 playing an excerpt from ‘Harry Potters’ enchanting „Hedwig’s Theme“:


MISSION POSSIBLE: track listing

01           Williams: Hedwig’s Theme (Harry Potter)
02           Shostakovich: Waltz (jazz suite No. 2)
03           Prokofiev: Romeo & Juliet (Excerpts)
04           Kovac / Corea / Anon.: Song to the Pharaoh Kings / Greensleeves
05           Dvořák: Slavonic Dance Op. 72 No. 2
06           Dvořák: Scherzo (Piano Quintet op. 81)
07           Kovac / Halévy / neufeld: Éléazar, Mazel tov!
08           Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (Overture)
09           Bizet: Flower Song (Carmen)
10           Debussy: Clair de lune
11           Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre
12           Schifrin: Mission Impossible


Philharmonic Five are:

Tibor Kovac, violin (Vienna Philharmonic – Vorgeiger)
Ekaterina Frolova, violin (Vienna Philharmonic – first violin)
Gerhard Marschner, viola (Vienna Philharmonic – solo viola)
Peter Somodari, cello (Vienna Philharmonic – solo cello)
Christopher Hinterhuber, piano (soloist, professor)