Begin the new year with a Vienna Philharmonic concert celebration

Ring in the New Year with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of conductor Christian Thielemann at the Musikverein on Jan. 1 at 8 p.m.

Hosted by Hugh Bonneville (“Downton Abbey”), this 90-minute program features Strauss family waltzes accompanied by the dancing of the Vienna City Ballet. The show includes a celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Vienna State Opera on the city’s famed Ringstrasse.

The Vienna Philharmonic’s traditional New Year’s program is the largest worldwide event in classical music, reaching radio and television audiences in more than 80 countries.

Music Selections

Johann Strauss Jr. – “The Gypsy Baron,” Overture
Josef Strauss – “The Dancer,” French Polka
Johann Strauss Jr. – “Artists’ Life,” Waltz
Johann Strauss Jr. – “The Bayadere,” Quick Polka
Johann Strauss Jr. – “Eva Waltz”
Eduard Strauss – “Opern-Soiree”
Johann Strauss Jr. – “Csárdás from Knight Pasman”
Johann Strauss Jr. – “Egyptian March”
Joseph Hellmesberger Jr. – “Entr’act Waltz”
Johann Strauss Jr. – “In Praise of Women”
Josef Strauss – “Music of the Spheres,” Waltz

Encores

Johann Strauss Jr. – “On the Double!,” Quick Polka
Johann Strauss Jr. – “On the Beautiful Blue Danube,” Waltz
Johann Strauss Sr. – “Radetzky March”

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