From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration (2003) (#2805)
Continuing a beloved holiday tradition, "Great Performances" travels to the legendary musical capital of Vienna for its annual New Year's Day celebration. With host Walter Cronkite presiding over the festivities, guest conductor Nikolaus Harnoncourt leads the renowned Vienna Philharmonic in delightful Strauss Family waltzes including " On The Beautiful Blue Danube," and rousing favorites like "Radetzky March" fill the splendid Musikverein. Also featured will be performances by the Vienna State Opera Ballet. [86 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
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