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Live from Vienna, New Year's Day 2019

The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Christian Thielemann, perform their traditional, celebratory New Year's Day Concert, live from the Musikverein in Vienna.

Petroc Trelawny presents the annual New Year's Day Concert live from the Musikverein in Vienna. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted this year by Christian Thielemann in a celebratory programme of waltzes, polkas and marches in the Viennese tradition.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
Christian Thielemann, conductor

Part One

Carl Michael Ziehrer: Schönfeld March, op. 422
Josef Strauss: Transactionen (Transactions), Waltz, op. 184
Josef Hellmesberger: Elfenreigen (Dance of the Elves)
Johann Strauss II: Express, Polka schnell, op. 311
Johann Strauss II: Nordseebilder (North Sea Pictures), Waltz, op. 390
Eduard Strauss: Mit Extrapost (By Special Delivery), Polka, op. 259

INTERVAL
Petroc Trelawny talks to the BBC Foreign Correspondent Bethany Bell and the writer Nana Walzer

Part Two

Johann Strauss II: Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron) - overture
Josef Strauss: Die Tänzerin (The Dancer), French polka, op. 227
Johann Strauss II. Künstlerleben, Waltz, op. 316
Johann Strauss II: Die Bajadere (The Bayadere), Polka schnell op. 351
Johann Strauss II: Eva-Walzer (Eva Waltz) from Ritter Pásmán
Johann Strauss II: Csárdás from Ritter Pásmán
Johann Strauss II: Egyptischer Marsch (Egyptian March) op.335
Josef Hellmesberger: Entr’acte-Valse
Johann Strauss II: Lob der Frauen (In Praise of Women), Polka mazur, op. 315
Josef Strauss: Sphärenklänge (Music of the Spheres), Waltz, op. 235

2 hours, 44 minutes

Last on

New Year's Day 2019 10:15

Music Played

  • Carl Michael Ziehrer

    Schönfeld-March, op. 422

    Performer: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Josef Strauss

    Transactions Waltz

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr.

    Elfenreigen (Dance of the Elves)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Express/ Polka schnell op.311

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Nordseebilder Waltz er (North Sea Waltz)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Eduard Strauss

    Mit Extrapost, Polka schnell Op.259

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Franz Lehár

    Vilja Lied (Act 2 The Merry Widow)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Otto Ackermann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Pizzicato Polka

    Composer: Josef Strauss. Performer: Rudolf Buchbinder. Music Arranger: Otto Schulhof.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Emperor Waltz op.437

    Performer: Ernst Ottensamer. Ensemble: Alban Berg Quartett. Music Arranger: Arnold Schoenberg.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Overture Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron)

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Die Tanzerin (The Dancer), polka Francaise, op.227

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Kunsterlleben (Artist's Life), waltz, op.316

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Di Bajadere (The Bayadere), polka schnell op.351

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Eduard Strauss

    Opern-Soiree, Polka Francaise op.162

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Eva-Walzer (Eva Waltz) from Ritter Pasman

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Csardas from the opera Ritter Pasman

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Egytischer Marsch (Egyptian March) op.335

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr.

    Entr'acte Valse Entr'act Waltz

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Lob der Frauen, In Praise of Women, Polka mazur, op.315

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Josef Strauss

    Spharenklange Walzer Music of the Spheres Waltz, op.235

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Im Sturmschritt, (At the Double Quick), polka schnell,op.348

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    An der schonen blauen Donau, On the Beautiful Blue Danube Waltz op.325

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann.
  • Johann Strauss II

    Radetzky-Marsch op.228.

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Christian Thielemann. Music Arranger: Leopold Weninger.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Polonaise in C sharp minor, Op 26 No 1

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • Chopin: The Solo Piano Works: Ashkenazy.
    • London.
    • 1.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in B major, Op 56 No 1

    Performer: Daniil Trifonov.
    • Decca.

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