Celebrate the New Year with YourClassical MPR

Celebrate New Years Eve with YourClassical MPR.Unsplash/Myriam Ziles

December 20, 2022

Vienna New Year’s Day Special

Streaming live New Year’s Day at noon, conductor Franz Welser-Most and his famous Vienna Philharmonic say goodbye to 2022.

Playlist
  • Eduard Strauss: Wer tanzt mit? (Who’s Dancing?) - Polka Schnell (Fast Polka)

  • Josef Strauss: Heldengedichte (Heroic Poems) - Waltz

  • Josef Strauss: II. Zigeunerbaron-Quadrille

  • Carl Michael Ziehrer: In lauschiger Nacht (In a Cozy Night) - Waltz

  • Johann Strauss: II. Frisch heran! (Fresh In!) - Polka Schnell (Fast Polka)

  • Franz von Suppè: Overture from Isabella

  • Josef Strauss: Perlen der Liebe (Pearls of Love) - Waltz

  • Josef Strauss: Angelica-Polka - Polka française (French Polka)

  • Eduard Strauss: Auf und davon (Up and Away) - Polka Schnell (Fast Polka)

  • Josef Strauss: Heiterer Muth (Cheerful Courage) - Polka française (French Polka)

  • Josef Strauss: For ever - Polka Schnell (Fast Polka)

  • Josef Strauss: Zeisserln - Waltz

  • Josef Hellmesberger Jr.: Bells-Polka and Gallop from Excelsior

  • Josef Strauss: Allegro fantastique from Orchesterfantasie (Orchestral Fantasy)

  • Josef Strauss: Aquarellen (Watercolors) - Waltz

New Year’s Celebration with the Minnesota Orchestra

Streaming live New Year’s Day at 2 p.m., conductor Mei-Ann Chen — filling in for the originally scheduled Marin Alsop, who is ill with the flu — takes the podium to ring in the new year with the orchestra and soloist Awadagin Pratt in this live broadcast from Orchestra Hall.

Playlist
  • Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candide

  • Jessie Montgomery: Rounds for Piano and String Orchestra *

  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade