2017 New Year's Concert

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2017 New Year's Concert

Label:

Sony

Catalogue No:

88985376152

Discs:

2

Release date:

9th Jan 2017

Barcode:

0889853761524

Length:

1 hour 43 minutes

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2017 New Year's Concert


Lehár:

Wiener Frauen: Nechledil Marsch

Nicolai, C O:

Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Mondchor ('O süßer Mond')

Wiener Sängerknaben

Strauss, E:

Mit Vergnügen! (With Pleasure), Op. 228

encore

Strauss, J, I:

Indianer-Galopp (Indian Galop), Op. 111

Radetsky March, Op. 228

encore

Strauss, J, II:

Es gibt nur a Kaiserstadt, 's gibt nur a Wien, Polka, Op. 291

Mephisto's Hollenrufe, Waltz, Op. 101

So ängstlich sind wir nicht! - Polka, Op. 413

Pepita-Polka, Op. 138

Rotunde-Quadrille, Op. 360

Die Extravaganten, Op. 205

Auf zum Tanze! Polka schnell, Op. 436

Tausendundeine Nacht, Op. 346: Walzer nach Motiven der Operette

Tik-Tak Polka, Op. 365

An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

encore

Strauss, Josef:

Winterlust, Op. 121

Die Nasswalderin, polka Op. 267

Suppe:

Pique Dame Overture

Waldteufel:

Les Patineurs - Valse, Op. 183

Ziehrer:

Hereinspaziert


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As a brand name, the Vienna New Year’s Concert can trace back its origins to 31 December 1939. In other words, the concert initially took place on the last day of the year. By 1941, however, it was being held on 1 January, when the Vienna Philharmonic established a tradition that continues to flourish to this day.

The list of names of leading conductors who have led the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Concerts reads like a veritable Who’s Who of great maestros: including Herbert von Karajan, Lorin Maazel, Claudio Abbado, Carlos Kleiber, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Seiji Ozawa, Mariss Jansons, and Franz Welser-Möst.

It is not least thanks to this illustrious succession of great conductors that the Vienna New Year’s Concert remains unique, ushering in the New Year in a way that has often been imitated but never equaled. Its universal popularity is undoubtedly due to the direct – or deferred – live broadcast from the flower-filled Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein. The first broadcast went out on Eurovision in 1959, the first colour relay in 1967. Now the concert is shown in countries throughout almost the entire world.

It continues to be works by members of the Strauss family – Johann Strauss Father and Son as well as Eduard and Josef Strauss – that are central to this media event. Old favourites from their output are heard alongside others that have never been recorded or are only rarely heard; all of them programmed around two fixed points in the concert: the Blue Danube Waltz and the Radetzky March.

Gustavo Dudamel's skillful conducting and dedication to music drew international attention while he was just in his twenties and continues to attract diverse audiences throughout the world.

Dudamel began violin lessons at the age of 10 in Venezuela's El Sistema music programme and then began studying conducting in 1995 with Rodolfo Saglimbeni. In 1999 he was named music director of the programe's Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra, studying with El Sistema's founder, José Antonio Abreu. Just five years later, Dudamel won the inaugural Bamberger Symphoniker Gustav Mahler Competition, and became a highly sought-after orchestral and opera conductor, working with such ensembles as the Chicago Symphony, the New York Philharmonic, the City of Birmingham Symphony, the Israel Philharmonic, and the Dresden Staatskapelle. In 2007, he became music director of the Gothenburg Symphony, with which he remained until 2012. That same year, Dudamel was the first conductor under the age of 30 in many years to be appointed to a major orchestra when he was named music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic beginning with the 2009-2010 season. Dudamel's position with the LA Philharmonic was extended through its 100th anniversary season.

Franz Lehár: Nechledil March

Nechledil March

Èmile Waldteufel: Les Patineurs, Walzer, Op. 183

Les Patineurs, Walzer, Op. 183

Johann Strauss, Jr.: 's gibt nur a Kaiserstadt, 's gibt nur a Wien, Polka, Op. 291

's gibt nur a Kaiserstadt, 's gibt nur a Wien, Polka, Op. 291

Josef Strauss: Winterlust, Polka schnell, Op. 121

Winterlust, Polka schnell, Op. 121

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Mephistos Höllenrufe, Walzer, Op. 101

Mephistos Höllenrufe, Walzer, Op. 101

Johann Strauss, Jr.: So ängstlich sind wir nicht! Polka schnell, Op. 413

So ängstlich sind wir nicht! Polka schnell, Op. 413

Franz von Suppé: Pique Dame: Overture

Pique Dame: Overture

Carl Michael Ziehrer: Hereinspaziert! Walzer, Op. 518

Hereinspaziert! Walzer, Op. 518

Otto Nicolai: Mondaufgang

Mondaufgang

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Pepita-Polka, Op. 138

Pepita-Polka, Op. 138

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Rotunde-Quadrille, Op. 360

Rotunde-Quadrille, Op. 360

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Die Extravaganten, Walzer, Op. 205

Die Extravaganten, Walzer, Op. 205

Johann Strauss, Sr.: Indianer Galopp, Op. 111

Indianer Galopp, Op. 111

Josef Strauss: Die Nasswalderin, Polka Mazur, Op. 267

Die Nasswalderin, Polka Mazur, Op. 267

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Auf zum Tanze! Polka schnell, Op. 436

Auf zum Tanze! Polka schnell, Op. 436

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Tausend und eine Nacht, Walzer, Op. 346

Tausend und eine Nacht, Walzer, Op. 346

Johann Strauss, Jr.: Tik-Tak Polka, Polka schnell, Op. 365

Tik-Tak Polka, Polka schnell, Op. 365

Eduard Strauss: Mit Vergnügen, Polka schnell, Op. 228

Mit Vergnügen, Polka schnell, Op. 228

Neujahrsgruß / New Year's Address / Allocution du Nouvel An

Neujahrsgruß / New Year's Address / Allocution du Nouvel An

Johann Strauss, Jr.: An der schönen blauen Donau, Walzer, Op. 314

An der schönen blauen Donau, Walzer, Op. 314

Johann Strauss, Sr.: Radetzky-Marsch, Op. 228

Radetzky-Marsch, Op. 228

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