2012 - Highlights

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Duration: 2 hours

From the Musikverein in Vienna, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra perform the annual celebratory concert of waltzes, polkas and marches, conducted by Mariss Jansons for the second time. Highlights from the complete concert includes works by members of the Strauss family, Tchaikovsky and Joseph Hellmesburger Jr.

To accompany some of the pieces there are performances by the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper and an appearance by the Vienna Boys' Choir. During the concert some of the featured landmarks include the Vienna City Hall, Palais Coburg and the Achensee Steam Railway.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.


Petroc Trelawny
Jonathan Haswell
Mariss Jansons
Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Vienna Boys' Choir


BBC Radio 3 coverage

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The concert at the Musikverein Large Hall is also broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

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