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New Year's with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Sun 1/1/17 @ 6am

Dec 19, 2016

Credit Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Blogs

Ring in the New Year with the Pittsburgh SO and a concert of Strauss waltzes and polkas in the style of the Vienna New Year’s concert.

Audience favorite Hélène Grimaud returns to perform with the Pittsburgh Symphony in Maurice Ravel’s dazzling Piano Concerto in G. Manfred Honeck rounds out the program with musical gems from the waltz and polka tradition — including Franz von Suppe’s Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna Overture; Johann Strauss Jr.’s Emperor Waltz; some short pieces by Victor Herbert and much more.

PROGRAM LISTINGS:

Ravel: Piano Concerto (with Helene Grimaud)
Suppe: Morning, Noon and Night in Vienna Overture
Johann Strauss Jr: Emperor Waltz
Lehar: Gold and Silver Waltz
Plus short pieces by Victor Herbert and Leroy Anderson
Manfred Honeck, conductor