Edit: Please note time change to 11am
The Vienna Philharmonic knows how to ring in the new year: with a sold out concert. Luckily, you can hear it live on Classical 90.5 at 11am. Let the black-eyed peas and collard greens cook while you listen to great waltzes from the Strauss’, and selections from operas by Franz von Suppé and Giuseppe Verdi.
Josef Strauss: The Soubrette, Fast Polka, op. 109
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Kiss Waltz, op. 400
Josef Strauss: Theater Quadrille, op. 213
Johann Strauss, Jr.: From the Mountains, Waltz, op. 292
Franz von Suppé: Overture to the Operetta “Light Cavalry”
Josef Strauss: Music of the Spheres, Waltz, op. 235
Josef Strauss: The Spinstress, Polka française, op. 192
Richard Wagner: Prelude to Act III of the Romantic Opera “Lohengrin”, WWV 75
Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr.: In Confidence, Polka mazur, op. 15
Josef Strauss: Hesperus’ Paths, Waltz, op. 279
Josef Strauss: The Runners, Fast Polka, op. 237
Joseph Lanner: Styrian Dances, op. 165
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Melodies Quadrille, op.112
Giuseppe Verdi: Prestissimo from the Ballet Music in Act III of the Opera “Don Carlo”
Johann Strauss, Jr.: Where the Lemon Trees Bloom, Waltz, op. 364
Johann Strauss, Sr.: Memories of Ernst or The Carnival of Venice, Fantasy, op. 126
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NPR host Korva Coleman hosts a special Christmas program with the Morehouse and Spelman Glee Clubs on Christmas Day at 10am, featuring the best performances from the last several years. It’s a joyous celebration of the schools’ tradition of singing excellence, with their trademark mixture of spirituals and carols.