New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic
The New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
For the sixth time, the Vienna Boys Choir has been invited to participate in the prestigious event; Mariss Jansons conducts
The choir will sing two polkas by the brothers Strauss. "Sängerlust" (Singer's Joy), a French polka by Johann Strauss II, has a classic text by satirist Josef Weyl. The fast polka "Auf Ferienreisen" (On Holiday) by Josef Strauss has not been sung before; the performance of the new choral version is a world premiere.