New Year from Vienna

Saturday 9 January 2010 at 7.00pm

Symphony Hall, Birmingham +44 (0)121-780 3333

Barry Wordsworth  conductor
Elizabeth Atherton  soprano

Strauss: Die Fledermaus – Overture & Czardas • Tritsch-Tratsch Polka • Perpetuum mobile • Champagne Polka • Emperor Waltz • Egyptian March • Voices of Spring • Cuckoo Polka • Pizzicato-Polka • Thunder and
Lightning Polka • The Blue Danube

Lehár: Gold & Silver Waltz • The Merry Widow – Vilja Song

Suppé: Overture, Morning, Noon & Night in Vienna

Kalman: Gräfin Mariza – Czardas

Tap your toes into 2010 with the CBSO’s effervescent New Year celebrations in traditional Viennese style, featuring much-loved waltzes, arias and polkas. A concert to put a smile on your face and tunes in your heart!

Review by David Hart, Birmingham Post:

…”Other highlights among the succession of familiar waltzes and polkas – and a couple of overtures, including a dramatically charged Morning, Noon and Night of Suppé – were a beautifully paced and deliciously crafted Emperor Waltz (arguably the greatest of them all), and an extremely tight Pizzicato Polka.” …

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