What you need to know about this programme:
Strauss Symphony of Canada featuring the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
András Deák, conductor (Budapest)
Monika Rebholz, soprano (Vienna)
Alexander Kaimbacher, tenor (Vienna)
Featuring dancers from National Ballet of Hungary & International Champion Ballroom Dancers
Waltz into 2020 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, now a Canadian Tradition! This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming with energy, merriment, and romance. It is a glorious re-creation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has welcomed the New Year for more than 80 years in Vienna and all over the world.
Led by a witty and charming conductor who is an expert in Viennese music, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with European singers, ballroom dancers, and ballet. Backed by the Strauss Symphony of Canada, featuring Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the performance is rich with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Celebrate the start of the New Year with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, delighting audiences in Calgary for 23 years.
Produced by Attila Glatz Concert Productions in partnership with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra
Artists subject to change without notice
J. STRAUSS: “On The Beautiful Blue Danube”
*Repertoire to be announced. Artists are subject to change without notice.