Wiener Philharmoniker Vienna New Year's Concert 2020

Wiener Philharmoniker Vienna New Year's Concert 2020

The 2020 Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert took place on January 1, 2020, under the baton of Andris Nelsons in the Musikverein in Vienna. Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. Since 2010, Andris Nelsons has been a musical partner of the Vienna Philharmonic. The New Year's Concert 2020 represented Nelsons' first time to conduct this prestigious international concert event.
The 2020 New Year's Concert was broadcast in over 90 countries and followed by as many as 40 million television viewers around the world.

Andris Nelsons

Born in Riga in 1978 into a family of musicians, Andris Nelsons began his career as a trumpeter in the Latvian National Opera Orchestra before studying conducting. He was Music Director of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra from 2008-2015, Principal Conductor of the Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie in Herford, Germany 2006-2009 and Music Director of the Latvian National Opera 2003-2007.

Program

Carl Michael Ziehrer
Overture to "Die Landstreicher (The Vagabonds)"
Josef Strauss
Liebesgrüße (Greetings of Love) Waltz, op. 56
Liechtenstein March, op. 36
Johann Strauss Jr.
Blumenfest (Flower Festival) Polka. op. 111
Wo die Citronen blüh'n (Where the Lemons Blossom), Waltz, op. 364
Eduard Strauss
Knall und Fall (Without Delay), Fast Polka, op. 132

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Franz von Suppé
Light Cavalry Overture
Josef Strauss
Cupido, Polka française, op. 81
Johann Strauss Jr.
Seid umschlungen, Millionen (Be Embraced, You Millions), Waltz, op. 443
Eduard Strauss
Eisblume (Ice Flower), Polka mazurka, op. 55 (Arr. W. Dörner)
Josef Hellmesberger, Jr.
Gavotte
Hans Christian Lumbye
Postillon Galop, op. 16/2 (Arr. W. Dörner)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Twelve Contredanses, WoO 14 (Excerpts)
Johann Strauss Jr.
Freuet euch des Lebens (Enjoy Life), Waltz, op.340
Tritsch-Tratsch, Fast Polka, op. 214
Josef Strauss
Dynamiden, Waltz, op. 173

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Wiener Philharmoniker Vienna New Year's Concert 2020
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