Evening Concert

It’s New Year’s Eve with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on FM 90.9 the “Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center” and the “Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival” are pre-empted by “New Year’s Eve with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra”, a program of favorite Strauss family waltzes and polkas.

Sunday December 31: A Holiday Special

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS 17) and Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival (SFE 17) are pre-empted this week

New Year’s Eve with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Ring in the New Year with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and a concert of Strauss waltzes and polkas in the style of the Vienna New Year’s concert!

PROGRAM:   Franz von Suppe’s Overture to Light Cavalry;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Emperor Waltzes, Op. 37;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Hail to Hungary! Polka, Op. 332;

Franz Lehar’s Gold and Silver Waltz, Op. 79;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s At the Double Polka, Op. 348;

Ernest Chausson’s Poeme for Violin and Orchestra;

George Gershwin’s “It Ain’t Necessarily So” from Porgy and Bess for Violin and Orchestra;

Leroy Anderson’s Plink, Plank, Plunk!;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Bandit’s Gallop Polka;

Josef Strauss’ Feuerfest Polka;

Johann Strauss’ Radetzky March;

[Fill: Johann Strauss Jr.’s On the Beautiful Blue Danube; Lorin Maazel, conductor;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s Treasure Waltz; Fritz Reiner, conductor;

Johann Strauss Jr.’s “Auf der Jagd” Polka; Mariss Jansons, conductor;

Josef Strauss’ Dragonfly Polka; Manfred Honeck, conductor];

Manfred Honeck, conductor; Noa Wildschut, violin