From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration (1998) (#2306)
Continuing its holiday tradition, GREAT PERFORMANCES returns to the stately splendor of Vienna's Musikverein for the 23rd annual broadcast of the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Day celebration, hosted by Walter Cronkite. Zubin Mehta will lead the renowned orchestra in a selection of buoyant Strauss Family waltzes, including the "Dynamiden," by Joseph Strauss, and timeless favorite, the "Blue Danube," by his brother, Johann. Also featured are festive ballets danced by the Vienna State Opera Ballet, with choreography by Christian Tichy and costumes by Christof Cremer. [86 minutes]
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