Vienna gives late honour to Bernard Haitink

Vienna gives late honour to Bernard Haitink


norman lebrecht

August 28, 2019

The Vienna Philharmonic, which is giving Bernard Haitink’s final concerts at the Salzburg, BBC Proms and Lucerne festivals, today named him an Ehrenmitglied, or honorary member.

Haitink first conducted the orchestra in 1972 and has appeared with them more than 100 times.

Haitink with VPhil chairman Daniel Froschauer/ photo: Terry Linke



  • Gustavo says:

    … ,and the Proms, …

  • Andrew Thorpe says:

    Congratulations to Bernard Haitink.

  • Fritz Curzon says:

    Better than giving an honour to the late…….

  • axl says:

    Vienna Philharmonic, Haitink and the Alpine Symphony in Proms 2012 – I will never forget of that! It was more than 200 % perfect! That performance / concert will live forever!

  • Sue Sonata Form says:

    Wonderful conductor, magnificent orchestra. Win/win.

  • Semra Bahcivan says: