New Year's Day Concert


Live From Vienna, New Year's Day 201920190101

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

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

Petroc Trelawny presents the New Year's Day Concert, live from the Musikverein in Vienna.

Radio 3 presents coverage of the traditional New Year's Concert from Vienna