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Austrian orchestra wows Jaipur audience

The world famous Swarovski Orchestra from Austria wowed a discerning audience by performing instrumentals at Jaipur's well known Birla Auditorium

india Updated: Jan 21, 2006 23:46 IST

The world famous Swarovski Orchestra from Austria wowed a discerning audience by performing instrumentals at Jaipur's well known Birla Auditorium.

It was a rare opportunity for music lovers of the Pink City and they enjoyed it completly.

"It was a unique occassion for us to witness this because we seldom get to see such good orchestration here in Jaipur, that too coming from Austria.It was remarkable."

Audience got an opportunity to hear the classic and modern music of Europe and orchestra also played the national anthem Jan Gan Man in a perfect way on their various wind instruments.

Orchestra also played latest film tunes on their wind instruments which is difficult but their performance was remarkable."We did our best.It is little hard to play music of a different culture but i hope that people like it.",said Siemen, one of the performers.

Artists of the orchestra seemed completly satisfied from their performance and reaction of the audience.Talking to reporters, another artist Frisk Vas said:"I like the people that attended the concert and i like their hospitality.I think they liked the music very much.They were listening to it."

The music wattens was founded in 1900 in Austria and now it is a leading orchestra in the whole Europe.

There were 80 world class artists in the orchestra.They also played the music from the renaissance, baroque classical and romantic periods covering almost five centuries of music.

First Published: Jan 21, 2006 23:46 IST