Timeless music, dazzling costumes, breathtaking dance and singing. Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert returns to the Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center for an unforgettable New Year’s celebration that will enchant and delight audiences of all ages in Chicago.
Join us for a performance brimming with energy, merriment, and romance. It is a glorious re-creation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has welcomed the New Year for more than 80 years in Vienna and all over the world. Led by an expert conductor of music from Vienna’s golden age, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with singers and dancers.
Backed by the Strauss Symphony of America featuring the Chicago Philharmonic, the performance is rich with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Celebrate the start of the New Year with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert.
Strauss Symphony of America
Alastair Willis conductor
Micaëla Oeste soprano
Norman Reinhard tenor
First State Ballet Theatre