New Years Day From Vienna

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Airs Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 10 am. This year's New Year’s Day concert from Vienna promises to be epoch making. The program from the Muzikverein will be conducted by LA Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel. Dudamel is the first Latin-born and the youngest conductor in the 75 year history of the tradition. The 2017 New Year’s concert features the first appearance of the Vienna Singverein, the Muzikverein’s 230 strong concert choir and works from five composers, in addition to the traditional Strauss family.

Airs Wednesday, January 1 at 10 a.m. Get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne!  The Vienna Philharmonic presents its annual salute to the waltz on New Year's Day 2014.  The orchestra has invited Daniel Barenboim to welcome 2014 by conducting the annual  New Year's year's concert, honoring his 25 years of musical collaboration with the orchestra, and his efforts to bring peace to the world through music.  Hear the hit tunes of the Strauss family and others  – polkas, gallops and waltzes, live from the Musikverein, on New Year's Day from Vienna! Hosted by Laura Carlo.