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concert The 2010 Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert With Georges Prêtre

With Georges Prêtre

The 2010 Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert With Georges Prêtre

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One of the most anticipated events of the classical calendar, the Vienna Philharmonic's exquisite New Year's Concert brings the musicians of the prestigious orchestra together under the baton of a different influential conductor each year. Centered around a wide variety of dances in the Viennese style—especially the world-famous waltzes of the Strauss family—every edition brims with stately serenity and a hint of mischief, the perfect way to begin your New Year in music.

In this 2010 edition, the world-class Vienna Philharmonic team up with the acclaimed Georges Prêtre, a favorite collaborator of the divine Maria Callas, for a dynamic program with comic opera panache. After the immortal Overture from Die Fledermaus, the ensemble treat us to a feast of works by Offenbach, Otto Nicolai, Hans Christian Lumbye, and—of course—Johann Strauss, Sr. and Jr.

Photo © Richard Schuster

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Program

  • Johann Strauss II, Die Fledermaus
    • Overture
  • Josef Strauss, Frauenherz, Polka mazur, Op. 166
  • Johann Strauss II, Im Krapfenwald'l (In Krapfen's Woods), Polka française, Op. 336
  • Johann Strauss II, Stürmisch in Lieb' und Tanz (Tempestuous in Love and Dance), Fast Polka, Op. 393
  • Johann Strauss II / Alban Berg, Wein, Weib und Gesang (Wine, Women, and Song), Walz, Op. 333
  • Johann Strauss II, Perpetuum mobile, Musikalischer Scherz, Op. 257
  • Otto Nicolai, Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
    • Overture
  • Johann Strauss II, Wiener Bonbons, Walz, Op. 307
  • Johann Strauss II, Champagner-Polka (Champagne Polka), Musikalischer Scherz, Op. 211
  • Johann Strauss II, Ein Herz, ein Sinn, Polka mazurka, Op. 323
  • Johann Strauss I, Der Carneval in Paris, Galop, Op. 100
  • Jacques Offenbach, Die Rheinnixen
    • Overture
  • Eduard Strauss, Helenen-Quadrille, Op. 14
  • Johann Strauss II, Morgenblätter (Morning Papers), Waltz, Op. 279
  • Hans Christian Lumbye, Champagner-Galopp, Op. 14
  • Johann Strauss II, Auf der Jagd (At the Hunt), Fast Polka, Op. 373
  • Johann Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Waltz, Op. 314
  • Johann Strauss I, Radetzky March, Op. 228

Details

  • Venue: Wiener Musikverein (Vienna, Austria)
  • Production date: 2010
  • Recording date: 01/01/2010
  • Production: © ORF in cooperation with the Vienna Philharmonic. All rights reserved.
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