Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert
About Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert
This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming with energy, merriment, and romance. It is a glorious recreation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has welcomed the New Year for more than 80 years in Vienna and all over the world.
Led by a witty and charming conductor who is an expert in Viennese music, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with European singers, ballroom dancers, and ballet. Backed by the Strauss Symphony of America, the performance is rich with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Celebrate the start of the New Year with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, delighting audiences in Philadelphia for 19 years.
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Alastair Willis, conductor (London)
Peggy Steiner, soprano (Dresden)
Michael Heim, tenor (Vienna)
Featuring dancers from
Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine &
International Champion Ballroom Dancers
Produced by Attila Glatz Concert Productions
Artists subject to change without notice
2.5 hours including intermission