Salute to Vienna celebrates over two decades of New Year’s tradition, rounding off the holiday season with entertaining concerts in 20+ North American cities. More than 60,000 concert-goers will party like it’s 1899 between December 27 and January 3, when Salute to Vienna will kick off 2016 in the 80-year old tradition of Vienna’s world famous “Neujahrskonzert”. With these critically acclaimed concerts, audiences will be transported to Vienna—the famous “City of Dreams”.
This concert is a musical confection that delights the ears, eyes, and soul, leaving audiences feeling joyful and filled with energy and optimism, ready to take on the year – and world – that lies ahead. Discover the timeless pleasure of Vienna’s most beautiful music for the first time this year, or continue the tradition with 2016’s fresh new cast and concert.
Catch a glimpse of the grandeur of this magnificent concert series on public television! A Salute to Vienna was recorded live in the historic Wiener Konzerthaus in April 2013. Co-hosted by Frederica von Stade and Maximilian Schell, the program features more than 130 performers, including The Vienna Boys Choir and special guest Russell Watson. Don't miss the show on public television. Check your local listings.
Photo: Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center. Photo by: Barry Roden
December 24, 2015–January 4, 2016
Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert, at various venues across
Canada and USA