Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert Returns to Lincoln Center on New Year's Day
Salute to Vienna returns for the 19th year to the Lincoln Center this New Year's Day at 2:30 p.m., featuring the Philly POPS Orchestra as the Strauss Symphony of America, conducted by Hungarian conductor András Deák.A star-studded European cast will usher in the New Year with an entertaining, easy-to-listen-to concert of lilting Strauss waltzes - including the Blue Danube Waltz and operetta favorites from Die Fledermaus and The Merry Widow. Viennese soprano Sera Gösch, fresh from her run at the Vienna Volksoper, and Viennese tenor Michael Heim, will perform alongside members of the exquisite Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine and International Champion Ballroom Dancers.
An enchanting way to celebrate the New Year with the entire family. Salute to Vienna celebrates 20 years of New Year's tradition, rounding off the holiday season with entertaining concerts in 23 North American cities. More than 40,000 concert-goers will party like it's 1899 between December 28 and January 4, when Salute to Vienna will kick off 2015 in the 80-year old tradition of Vienna's world famous "Neujahrskonzert". With these critically acclaimed concerts, audiences will be transported to Vienna-the famous "City of Dreams". This concert is a musical confection that delights the ears, eyes, and soul, leaving audiences feeling joyful and filled with energy and optimism, ready to take on the year - and world - that lies ahead. Discover the timeless pleasure of Vienna's most beautiful music for the first time this year, or continue the tradition with 2015's fresh new cast and concert. Tickets range from $75 to $150 and are available online at lincolncenter.org, at the Lincoln Center Box Office or by calling (212) 721-6500.