New Year’s Day from Vienna 2015

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Now in its 74th season, this Vienna Philharmonic tradition presents waltzes, polkas, marches and other favorites from the Strauss family and others. Zubin Mehta will conduct to a sold-out crowd at the Musikverein in Vienna, and to you here on Classical 90.5 and wuol.org, New Year’s Day at 11am. Here’s the program:

Program

Franz von Suppé
Ouv. Ein Morgen, ein Mittag, ein Abend in Wien

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Märchen aus dem Orient. Walzer, op. 444

Josef Strauss
Wiener Leben. Polka francaise, op. 218

Eduard Strauss
Wo man lacht und lebt. Polka schnell, op. 108

Josef Strauss
Dorfschwalben aus Österreich. Walzer, op. 164

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Vom Donaustrande. Polka schnell, op. 356

— Pause —

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Perpetuum mobile. Musikalischer Scherz, op. 257
Accelerationen. Walzer, op.234
Elektro-magnetische Polka, op. 110

Eduard Strauss
Mit Dampf. Polka schnell, op. 70

Johann Strauss, Jr.
An der Elbe. Walzer, op. 477

Hans Christian Lumbye
Champagner-Galopp, op. 14

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Studenten-Polka. Polka francaise, op. 263

Johann Strauss, sen.
Freiheits-Marsch, op. 226

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Annen-Polka, op. 117
Wein, Weib und Gesang. Walzer, op. 333

Eduard Strauss
Mit Chic. Polka schnell, op. 221

Rose Ensemble, Bourbon Baroque and Live from Vienna

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The Rose Ensemble presents ¡Vamos a Belén! tonight at 8pm, on Kentucky Center Stage Bourbon Baroque performs Handel’s Messiah and other holiday works, and we’re live from Vienna on New Year’s Day. View the complete schedule here and enjoy the music!

Christmas and New Year’s Day Specials

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The Rose Ensemble presents ¡Vamos a Belén! tonight at 8pm, on Kentucky Center Stage Bourbon Baroque (pictured) performs Handel’s Messiah and other holiday works, and we’re live from Vienna on New Year’s Day. View the complete schedule here and enjoy the music!

New Year’s Day from Vienna

Photo: Richard Schuster

Edit: Please note time change to 11am

The Vienna Philharmonic knows how to ring in the new year: with a sold out concert. Luckily, you can hear it live on Classical 90.5 at 11am.  Let the black-eyed peas and collard greens cook while you listen to great waltzes from the Strauss’, and selections from operas by Franz von Suppé and Giuseppe Verdi.

Program:

Josef Strauss: The Soubrette, Fast Polka, op. 109
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Kiss Waltz, op. 400
Josef Strauss: Theater Quadrille, op. 213
Johann Strauss, Jr.: From the Mountains, Waltz, op. 292
Franz von Suppé: Overture to the Operetta “Light Cavalry”

Josef Strauss: Music of the Spheres, Waltz, op. 235
Josef Strauss: The Spinstress, Polka française, op. 192
Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act III of the Romantic Opera “Lohengrin”, WWV 75
Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr.: In Confidence, Polka mazur, op. 15
Josef Strauss: Hesperus’ Paths, Waltz, op. 279
Josef Strauss: The Runners, Fast Polka, op. 237
Joseph Lanner: Styrian Dances, op. 165
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Melodies Quadrille, op.112
Giuseppe Verdi: Prestissimo from the Ballet Music in Act III of the Opera “Don Carlo”
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Where the Lemon Trees Bloom, Waltz, op. 364
Johann Strauss, Sr.: Memories of Ernst or The Carnival of Venice, Fantasy, op. 126