Next Episode of New Year's Day Concert is
A classical music concert from a venue around the world to bring in the new year.
Petroc Trelawny is our host for the traditional classic start to the year where the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra are joined in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein by the exuberant and exhilarating Venezuelan conductor, Gustavo Dudamel. Dudamel is the youngest ever conductor to lead the orchestra in their annual celebration of the music of the Strauss family and their contemporaries and he brings his individual and exciting style to the proceedings. As well as a mix of the finest galops, polkas and waltzes, the concert ends, as always, with the beloved By the Beautiful Blue Danube and the stirring Radetzky March. There is also the customary appearance by the Vienna State Ballet - this year performing both on location and live inside the Musikverein - and also a performance by the Choir of the Society of the Friends of Music, consistently ranked among the best concert choirs in the world.
A chance to enjoy highlights from the live concert in which virtuoso Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in their traditional start to the New Year. Petroc Trelawny is on hand to guide us through their finest galops, polkas and waltzes composed by the Strauss family and their contemporaries. Viewers can enjoy performances not only from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra but also by dancers from the Vienna State Ballet and the world-renowned Choir of the Society of the Friends of Music, consistently ranked among the best concert choirs in the world. As is traditional, the concert comes to a close with the beloved By the Beautiful Blue Danube, and concludes with the stirring crowd-pleaser, the Radetzky March.
Petroc Trelawny hosts live from Vienna for this hugely popular concert of polkas, marches and waltzes composed by the Strauss family and their contemporaries. The Vienna Philharmonic are under the baton of Riccardo Muti, whose close ties with the orchestra extend over several decades, and who is conducting this glittering event for the fifth time. To mark 100 years since the death of the great Austrian architect Otto Wagner, soloists from the Vienna State Ballet perform at two of his most celebrated buildings, the Eckartsau Castle and the Court Pavillion at Hietzing Station. The concert concludes with all the traditional favourites including By the Beautiful Blue Danube and the ever-popular Radetzky March.
Another chance to take your place in the best seats in the house for the New Year's Day Concert from Vienna 2018. Petroc Trelawny is on hand to guide the viewer through the sparkling polkas, marches and waltzescomposed by the Strauss family and their contemporaries, including all the traditional favourites.
Italian conductor Riccardo Muti takes up the baton of this hugely popular concert for the fifth time, in the spectacular setting of Vienna's Musikverein. Soloists from the Vienna State Ballet perform at Eckartsau Castle and the Court Pavillion at Hietzing Station to mark 100 years since the death of the great Austrian architect Otto Wagner.
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