New Years concert 2013

New Year’s Concert 2013

This DVD is the latest release of one of the world’s most famous classical music events: the New Year’s Concert 2013 with the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of celebrated conductor, Franz Welser-Möst.

The selections are as follows:

In Confidence – Polka-mazur, Op. 15

Steyrische Tänze, Op. 165

Strauss, J, I:
Erinnerung an Ernst oder Der Carneval in Venedig, Op. 126

Strauss, J, II:
Kuss-Walzer, Op. 400
Aus den Bergen Walzer (From the Mountains), Op. 292
Melodien-Quadrille nach Verdi, Op. 112
Wo die Zitronen blühen, Op. 364

Strauss, Josef:
Die Souberette, Polka schnell, Op. 109
Theater Quadrille, Op. 213
Sphärenklänge, Op. 235
Die Spinnerin, Polka francaise, Op. 192
Hesperus’ Path, Waltz, Op. 279

Leichte Kavallerie Overture

Don Carlos: Ballet Music, Act III: Prestissimo
Lohengrin: Prelude to Act 3

Performed by the Wiener Philharmoniker, conducted by Franz Welser-Möst

The annual New Year’s Day Concert in the amazing Vienna Musikverein concert hall has been a tradition for more than 50 years;

The program traditionally consists of waltzes and polkas by the Strauss family, Johann father and son as well as Josef and Eduard Strauss. As is tradition, the concert always includes the famous Strauss waltz titled “The Blue Danube” and also the “Radetzky March”.

Here is one highlight of the music of the 2013 Vienna New Year’s Concert: A selection by Franz von Suppé:


And next, here is the traditional music by Johann Strauss I: “Radetzky March”, op.228

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