The “Vienna Imperial Philharmonics” (abbr. as “VIP”), is one of Austria’s finest film music and classical orchestras, situated in the heart of Europe. Renowned musicians of famous Viennese and international ensembles, including the Vienna Philharmonics, make VIP one of the finest orchestras Vienna has to offer.

Vienna isn't called the "capital of music" for nothing. It is no coincidence that a great, if not the greatest, film music composer was Viennese: Erich Wolgang Korngold.

This ensemble wants to travel the world to provide folks with stunning music and perform the finest pieces that the movie music field has to offer. Currently the “VIP” is performing in Vienna their next destination being the beautiful country of Russia. Performing 13 concerts in 13 cities internationally, the “Vienna Imperial Philharmonics” is renowned for their class and style. Offering popular movie music and also famous Viennese classical music (upon request), they surely meet everyone’s taste and capture audiences, both, young and old.

The “Vienna Imperial Philharmonics” offers a wide range of film music classics, such as Forrest Gump, Jurassic Park, The Lion King, E.T., the Sound of Music and many more. Furthermore, traditional classical music, such as Mozart and Strauss, among others, can additionally be found in their large repertoire-upon request.

Allow this Viennese orchestra to make you experience various great movies in a different way! Also, let the traditional classical music guide you back in time, into the European Historic Imperial Times …

Breathtaking music in stunning settings is awaiting you!



Mag. Karl Korak

Born in Austria.

Since 1979 engagement as musician in the Viennese Theater company "Vereinigte Bühnen Wien".
Since 1990 Director of music conservatory lower Austria Since 1986 Art Director of "Vienna Mozart Orchestra".
Busy concert activity at home and abroad, all over the world in different Orchestras and Chambermusic formations as a clarinet player and as conductor as well.
Expert in Film and Musical Genre. Career experience in this Genres for 30 years in the best musical Show Orchestra of Europe.

Education: University of music in Vienna: Diploma for concert performance with Distinction.
Diploma for instrumental pedagogics with distinction.
Studies for orchestra conducting Magister Artium in Music Ethnology Publications: "Das einzigartige Buch vom Edlertrio" (Austrian Music Ethology) Annual Book for Austrian Music Ethology: "Das Edler Trio" A contribution to history of popular Music in Austria in the second half of the 20th century.
Foreign Studies: 1976 foreign year in Eastman school of music New York with focus on orchestra conducting.

Our Demo


The demo shows members of the orchestra and demonstrates a piece of popular film music. Whoever knows the famous movie Forrest Gump might recognize the music in the video.

The “Vienna Imperial Philharmonics” can be booked for large, but also intimate events, for concert halls, venues, gala concerts and benefit concerts, among others.

If you are interested in the “VIP” orchestra or have any questions regarding the ensemble, reservations/bookings or other inquiries, please feel free to contact us!