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Live from Musikverein in Vienna, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra perform the climax of the annual celebratory concert of waltzes, polkas and marches, conducted by Mariss Jansons.

Live from Musikverein in Vienna, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra perform the climax of the annual celebratory concert of waltzes, polkas and marches, conducted by Mariss Jansons for the second time.

As well as popular works by members of the Strauss family, we hear from Tchaikovsky, Joseph Hellmesburger Jr and Hans Christian Lumbye.

To accompany some of the pieces there are performances by the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper, and an appearance of the Vienna Boys' Choir.

Presenter Petroc Trelawny sets the scene from Vienna.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Last on

New Year's Day 2012 11:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Petroc Trelawny
Conductor Mariss Jansons
Producer Jonathan Haswell

Broadcast

  • New Year's Day 2012 11:15

BBC Radio 3 coverage

BBC Radio 3 coverage

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

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