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Wien Musikverein | Großer Saal

Instrumentation

  • Rebecca Nelsen, soprano
  • Alfred Eschwé, Conductor

Programmes

Franz von Suppé
Overture to the Operetta «Pique Dame»
Charles Gounod
«Je veux vivre» Juliet's aria from the Opera «Romeo et Juliette»
Dmitri Schostakowitsch
Polka from the Ballett-Suite «The Bolt» No.5 op. 27a
Johann Strauss
Leichtes Blut, Polka schnell op. 319
Anton Rubinstein
Melodie F-Dur op. 3/1 (Arr.: Vincent d'Indy)
Giuseppe Verdi
«E strano... Ah, forse è lui» Violetta's aria from the Opera «La Traviata»
Georges Bizet
Carmen Suite No. 1, Les Toréadors
- interval -
Julius Fucik
Florentine march op. 214
Franz Lehár
«Es lebt eine Vilja» Hanna Glawari's song from the Operetta «Die Lustige Witwe»
Josef Strauß
Delirien, Waltz op. 212
Josef Strauß
Buchstaben Polka op. 252 (Arr.: Max Schönherr)
Johann Strauss
Künstler-Quadrille op. 201
Johann Strauß Vater
Seufzer Galop op. 9
Franz Lehár
«Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiß» Giuditta's song from the Operetta «Giuditta»
Franz Lehár
Gold und Silber, Waltz op. 79

The Tonkunstler Orchestra begins the New Year with what has now become a much-loved tradition: a bouquet of gorgeous melodies from operas and operettas, popular orchestral classics and highlights of the symphonic repertoire – carefully and tastefully chosen in an entertaining mix offering both fresh encounters and old acquaintances. The Tonkunstler Orchestra will perform the New Year’s Concert to get 2016 off to a wonderful sounding start ... Happy New Year!

Alexander Borodin

Polovtsian Dances from the Opera «Prince Igor»

Movements

  • Introduzione. Andantino - Allegro vivo - Allegro

  • Presto

Duration

8 Min.