New Year’s Day From Vienna 2016

The Vienna Philharmonic as seen in ÒFrom Vienna: The New YearÕs Celebration 2015Ó on ÒGreat Performances.Ó 
Photo credit: Richard Schuster

The Vienna Philharmonic presents its ever popular annual New Year’s Day concert from the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna. You’ll hear your favorite waltzes, polkas and more — a festive way to start off the New Year. This year’s concert will be conducted by Mariss Jansons. View the program below or click here. Presented by NPR Music and hosted by WBUR’s Lisa Mullins. New Year’s Day at 11am.

New Year’s Day From Vienna 2016 – Program

Robert Stolz

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Schatz-Walzer. op. 418
Violetta. Polka francaise, op. 404
Vergnügungszug. Polka (schnell), op. 281

Carl Michael Ziehrer
Weaner Madl’n. Walzer op. 388

Eduard Strauss
Mit Extrapost. Galopp, op. 259

— Pause —

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Ouvertüre zu Eine Nacht in Venedig (Wiener Fassung)

Eduard Strauss
Ausser Rand und Band. Polka schnell, op. 168

Josef Strauss
Sphärenklänge. Walzer, op. 235

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Sängerslust. Polka francaise, op. 328

Josef Strauss
Auf Ferienreisen. Polka schnell, op. 133

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Fürstin Ninetta – Entr’acte zwischen 2. und 3. Akt

Èmile Waldteufel
Espana. Walzer, op. 236

Josef Hellmesberger sen.

Johann Strauss, sen.
Seufzer-Galopp, op. 9

Josef Strauss
Die Libelle. Polka mazur, op. 204

Johann Strauss, Jr.
Kaiser-Walzer, op. 437
Auf der Jagd. Polka schnell, op. 373

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.


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

Dudamel on Q

Classical 90.5 will broadcast the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, live on Monday starting at 8pm (EST). Watch Q’s Jian Ghomeshi interview with Dudamel, and listen to Q on our sister station WFPL Monday through Thursday at 2pm.