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Sun 31 Dec at 20:00 and 16:30

Die Residenz: Max-Joseph-Saal, Munich

New Year's Eve concert
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Programme to include:
Works by Mozart
Residenz Solisten
Sun 31 Dec at 16:00 and 19:00

Konzerthalle Bamberg: Joseph Keilberth Saal, Bamberg

Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Jakub Hrůša, Conductor
Nicola Proksch, Soprano
Markéta Cukrová, Alto
Steve Davislim, Tenor
Jan Martiník, Bass
Choir of Bamberg Symphony Orchestra
Rolf Beck, Conductor
Dec 30, 31 mat

Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall, Hong Kong

A Viennese New Year
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Liszt, Fantasy on Hungarian folk melodies S 123
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: overture
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Strauss I, Radetzky March, Op.228
David Angus, Conductor
Chiyan Wong, Piano
Dec 28, 31, eve, 2018 Jan 03, 06, 07, 13, 14

ZKO Haus, Zürich

Opera Box: «La vie parisienne» von Jacques Offenbach
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Offenbach, La Vie Parisienne
Andres Joho, Conductor
Paul Suter, Director
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Ensemble bekannter Solisten
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

L'Auditorium de Lyon, Lyon

Bernstein, Freed
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Programme to include:
Bernstein, West Side Story (extracts)
Bernstein, Candide (extracts)
Freed, Singin' in the Rain (extracts)
Orchestre National de Lyon
David Charles Abell, Conductor
Deborah Myers, Vocals
Rebecca Trehearn, Vocals
Damian Humbley, Tenor
Adrian Der Gregorian, Vocals
Fabrice Oudin, Director
Sun 31 Dec at 16:00 and 19:30

Kurhaus Bad Hamm, Hamm

„Freut Euch des Lebens!“
Suppe, Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): overture
Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron: Als flotter Geist … Ja, das Alles auf Ehr
Strauss II, Orpheus-Quadrille, Op.236
Beethoven, Aria 'Mit Mädeln sich vertragen', WoO 96
Nicolai, Die Lustigen Weiber von Windsor: Ouvertüre
Mozart, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), K620: Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja
Hellmesberger, Danse diabolique
Rossini, La danza
Lehár, Merry Widow, The: Ballsirenen Waltzes
Lehár, Die lustige Witwe: Da geh ich ins Maxim
Strauss II, Freuet euch des Lebens (Joy of Living), Waltz for Orchestra, Op.340, RV340
Strauss I, Cacucha Gallop, Op.97
Sebastian Seitz, Baritone
Johannes Klumpp, Conductor, Presenter
Dec 29, 30, 31

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Dvořák, Stravinsky, Strauss, Bernstein, Shostakovich
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Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op.92
Stravinsky, Apollo (Apollon musagète) (Pas de deux)
Strauss R., Orchestral Songs
Bernstein, On the Town: Three Dance Episodes
Bernstein, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: Take Care of This House
Shostakovich, The Golden Age: suite, Op.22a
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Joyce DiDonato, Mezzo-soprano
Sun 31 Dec at 11:00

Rudolfinum: Dvořák Hall, Prague

Special New Year's Eve Dress Rehearsal
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Rimsky-Korsakov, Russian Easter Festival Overture, Op.36
Grieg, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.16
Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin and orchestra, Op.28
Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy, Op.25
Ravel, Boléro
Ivo Kahánek, Piano
Jiří Vodička, Violin
Rafael Payare, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 11:00

Cuvilliés-Theatre, Munich

Festive New Year's Eve matinee
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Mozart, Ein musikalischer Spaß, K522
Haydn, Symphony no. 6 in D major "Le Matin"
Brahms, Hungarian dances
Rossini, String Serenade Nr.3
Strauss I, Fast polkas
Residenz Solisten
Sun 31 Dec at 11:00
Benjamin Appl sings Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin
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Schubert, Die schöne Müllerin (W. Müller), D.795
Benjamin Appl, Baritone
James Baillieu, Piano
Sun 31 Dec at 12:00
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

Landhaus: theater, Saanen

Let's Fall in Love
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Howard, Fly me to the Moon
Berlin, Puttin' on the Ritz
Porter, Let's Do It
Young, When I Fall in Love
Puccini, Edgar: Questo amor
Domino, Something's wrong
Ellington, In a Sentimental Mood
Carmichael, Georgia on My Mind
Kern, All the things you are
Gershwin, Girl Crazy: Embraceable You
Rodgers, My Funny Valentine
Hupfeld, Casablanca: As Time Goes By
Arlen, Film music from Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow
Caroline Haffner, Piano
Stephen Lancaster, Baritone
Sun 31 Dec at 14:00
Strauss Gala with Orchestra of St John's
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Strauss II, Kaiser-Walzer ‘Emperor Waltz’ Op. 437
Strauss II, Fata Morgana Op. 330
Strauss II, Albion-Polka Op. 102
Strauss II, Mein Herr Marquis’ from Die Fledermaus
Strauss II, Furioso-Polka Op. 260
Strauss II, Wiener Blut Op. 354
Strauss II, Wine, Woman and Song Op. 333
Strauss II, Unter Donner und Blitz Op. 324
Strauss II, Blumenfest-Polka Op. 111
Strauss II, Tales from the Vienna Woods Op. 325
Strauss II, Champagner-Polka Op. 211
Strauss II, Frühlingsstimmen Op. 410
Strauss II, The Blue Danube Op. 314
Lehár, Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss’ from Giuditta
Lehár, ‘Vilja Song’ from The Merry Widow
Orchestra of St John's
John Lubbock, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 17:00

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Silvesterkonzert «Wann darf ich klatschen?»
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Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): Overture
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Mozart, Oboe Concerto in C major, K314
Massenet, Thaïs: Méditation
Kreisler, Three Old Viennese Dances: Liebesleid
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Rachel Harnisch, Soprano
Albrecht Mayer, Oboe
Daniel Hope, Violin
Sebastian Knauer, Piano
Willi Zimmermann, Violin
Zurich Chamber Orchestra
Sun 31 Dec at 18:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

New Year's Concert
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Paganini, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.6
Liszt, Mephisto Waltz no. 1, "Der Tanz in der Dorfschenke", S 514
Offenbach, Orphée aux Enfers (Orpheus in the Underworld): Galop infernal
Ray Chen, Violin
Łukasz Borowicz, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:00

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Konzert zum Jahreswechsel
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Philippe Jordan, Conductor
Emily Magee, Soprano
Anke Vondung, Mezzo-soprano
Andreas Schager, Tenor
Dimitry Ivashchenko, Bass
Wiener Singakademie
Heinz Ferlesch, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:00

Tonhalle: Mendelssohn Saal, Düsseldorf

Silvesterkonzert
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Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Das Neue Orchester
Chorus Musicus Köln
Christoph Spering, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:30

Pikes Peak Center for the Performing Arts, Colorado Springs

New Year’s Eve
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Works by Bernstein
Works by Gershwin
Works by Sondheim
Works by Lloyd Webber
Colorado Springs Philharmonic
Thomas Wilson, Conductor
Maples, Amy, Soprano
Leubrier, Eapen, Tenor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:30
Gstaad New Year Music Festival

St Josef Kirche, Gstaad

Gospel and Christmas songs
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Beatrice Villiger, Soprano
Stephen Lancaster, Baritone
Gospel Academy choir Geneva
Sun 31 Dec at 19:30

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

ABBA on New Year's Eve
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Works by ABBA
Michael England, Conductor
West End International Cast
Sun 31 Dec at 20:00

Lincoln Center: David Geffen Hall, New York City

New Year's Eve: Bernstein on Broadway
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Works by Bernstein
Bramwell Tovey, Conductor
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic
Sun 31 Dec at 22:00
Suntory Hall Silvester Concert 2017: Symphonie-Orchester der Volksoper Wien
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Rossini, William Tell: overture
Suppe, Boccaccio: Florenz hat schöne Frauen
Ponchielli, La Gioconda: La danza delle ore (the dance of the hours)
Strauss, Jockey Polka, Op.278
Strauss II, Eine Nacht in Venedig, "Gondellied"
Mancusi, Passeggiata per Roma
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus (excerpts)
Guido Mancusi, Conductor
Adriana Kučerová, Soprano
Mehrzad Montazeri, Tenor
Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper
Ballet ensemble of the Vienna Volksoper
Sun 31 Dec at 15:00 and 20:00

Schloss Charlottenburg, Orangerie, Berlin

Silvestergala im Schloss – Feuerwerk der Klassik
Works by Vivaldi
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Bach
Works by Grieg
Works by Tchaikovsky
Works by Strauss I
Works by Brahms
Works by Dvořák
Works by Lehár
Berliner Residenz Orchester
Dec 29, 30, 31

Gewandhaus, Großer Saal, Leipzig

Beethoven
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
MDR Rundfunkchor Leipzig
Leipzig Gewandhaus Choir
Leipzig Gewandhaus Children's Choir
Genia Kühmeier, Soprano
Gerhild Romberger, Alto
Klaus Florian Vogt, Tenor
John Relyea, Bass-baritone
Dec 30, 31

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Vladimir Jurowski
Schoenberg, A Survivor from Warsaw, for narrator, male chorus and orchestra, Op.46
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Christina Landshamer, Soprano
Maria Gortsevskaya, Contralto
Torsten Kerl, Tenor
Dietrich Henschel, Baritone
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Benjamin Goodson, Conductor
Dec 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Le Nouvel An de Tugan Sokhiev
Programme to be announced
Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Dec 30, 31

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Silvesterkonzert des NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchesters
Programme to be announced
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
Dec 29, 30, 31, 2018 Jan 01

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

The 9th of Beethoven
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Cinzia Forte, Soprano
Stefanie Irányi, Contralto
Carlo Allemano, Tenor
Sebastian Holecek, Baritone
Elio Boncompagni, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 11:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Silvesterkonzert des Philharmonischen Staatsorchester Hamburg
Ives, The Unanswered Question
Alain, Fantaisie no. 2 for organ
Alain, Litanies
Bach, O Ewigkeit, du Donnerwort - Cantata, BWV60
Mozart, Missa in C, "Coronation", K317
Evgeniya Sotnikova, Soprano
Ida Aldrian, Mezzo-soprano
Robin Tritschler, Tenor
Tareq Nazmi, Bass
Christoph Schoener, Organ
Hamburg Philharmonic
Choir St Michaelis
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 15:00

Leeds Town Hall, Leeds

Viennese Whirl at Leeds Town Hall
Strauss II, Der Zigeunerbaron (The Gypsy Baron): overture
Strauss I, Furioso Galopp nach Liszt’s Motiven, Op.114
Strauss II, Wiener Blut: Grüß dich Gott, du liebes Nesterl
Strauss II, Russian March, Op.426
Strauss, Sphärenklänge, Op.235
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus, Op.56: czardas
Strauss II, Eljen a Magyar, (Hail to Hungary) polka schnell, Op.332
Strauss II, Bandit's Gallop, Op.378
Strauss II, Persian March, Op.289
Strauss II, Emperor Waltz (Kaiser Walzer), Op.437
Strauss II, Neue Pizzicato Polka, Op.449
Strauss II, Ritter Pázmán: Csárdás
Zeller, Der Vogelhändler (The Bird Seller)
Zeller, Der Vogelhändler (The Bird Seller): Als geblüht der Kirschenbaum
Zeller, Der Vogelhändler (The Bird Seller): Schnell, kommt zu nur alle
Strauss II, An der schönen blauen Donau (The Blue Danube), Op.314
Orchestra of Opera North
Justin Brown, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 16:00

Municipal House: Smetana Hall, Prague

Smetana, Dvořák, Strauss Sohn, Tschaikowsky, Suppe, Fučík, Verdi, Mozart
Smetana, Má vlast: Vltava (The Moldau)
Dvořák, Symphony no. 9 in E minor, "From the New World," Op.95
Strauss II, Roses from the South (Rosen aus dem Süden) waltz medley, Op.388
Strauss II, Off to the Hunt, Polka Schnell, Op.373
Tchaikovsky, Schwanensee: Danse Napolitaine
Suppe, Leichte Kavallerie (Light Cavalry): overture
Fučík, Entry of the Gladiators, Op.68
Verdi, Il trovatore
Mozart, Don Giovanni
Sun 31 Dec at 16:00

Laeiszhalle: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Silvesterkonzert der Symphoniker Hamburg
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Claudia Barainsky, Soprano
Ulrike Helzel, Mezzo-soprano
Brenden Gunnell, Tenor
Egils Silins, Baritone
Carl-Philipp-Emanuel-Bach-Chor Hamburg
Stefan Soltesz, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 17:00

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Silvesterkonzert
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Krzysztof Urbański, Conductor
Simona Šaturová, Soprano
Katharina Magiera, Alto
Maximilian Schmitt, Tenor
Georg Zeppenfeld, Bass
Munich Philharmonic Choir
Sun 31 Dec at 18:00

Stadthalle, Reutlingen

Silvestergala
Works by Strauss I
Works by Suppe
Works by Nicolai
Works by Lortzing
Elena Fink, Soprano
Thorsten Büttner, Tenor
Alois Seidlmeier, Conductor
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen
Sun 31 Dec at 19:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Arcangelo
Blow, Begin the Song
Vivaldi, Concerto for bassoon in C major, RV473
Handel, Gloria, HWV deest
Purcell, Welcome to all the Pleasures, Ode for St Cecilia's Day (1683), Z 339
Vivaldi, Concerto in C for Two Trumpets, RV 537
Vivaldi, Gloria in D major for soloists choir and orchestra, RV 589
Peter Whelan, Bassoon
Anna Lucia Richter, Soprano
Neil Brough, Trumpet
Paul Sharp, Trumpet
Ensemble Arcangelo
Jonathan Cohen, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:00

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

New Year's Eve Concert
Wagner, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg: Prelude to Act 1
Bruch, Violin Concerto no. 1 in G minor, Op.26
Rossini, William Tell: overture
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 1 in G minor "Winter Daydreams", Op.13
Andreas Janke, Violin
Michael Sanderling, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:00

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall at the University of Georgia, Athens

New Year's Eve with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra at UGA
Works by Strauss I
Works by Strauss II
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Stephen Mulligan, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 19:00

Berlin State Opera, Unter den Linden, Berlin

Konzert zum Jahreswechsel
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Camilla Nylund, Soprano
Katrin Wundsam, Mezzo-soprano
Simon O'Neill, Tenor
René Pape, Bass
Martin Wright, Choirmaster / chorus director
Staatsopernchor Berlin
Sun 31 Dec at 19:30

Kimmel Center: Verizon Hall, Philadelphia

New Year's Eve
Stéphane Denève, Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra
Sun 31 Dec at 20:00

Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

New Year's Eve Concert
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50
Handel, Various Arias
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 1 in F major, BWV1046
Boston Baroque
Mary Wilson, Soprano
Sun 31 Dec at 20:00

Konzerthaus: Rolf Böhme Saal, Freiburg

Haydn's Creation
Haydn, The Creation (Die Schöpfung), Hob XXI:2
Anett Fritsch, Soprano
Sebastian Kohlhepp, Tenor
Michael Nagy, Baritone
RIAS Kammerchor
Freiburger Barockorchester
René Jacobs, Conductor
Sun 31 Dec at 21:30

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

New Year’s Eve Concert and Ball: Tales from the Viennese Wood
Strauss II, Waltzes and Polkas
Jacek Kaspszyk, Conductor
Nadine Koutcher, Soprano
Sun 31 Dec at 22:00

Druckereihalle im Ackermannshof, Basel

Silvester-Nachtklang – Venezianisches Finale
Kammerorchester Basel
Sun 31 Dec at 22:30

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Janoska Ensemble «Silvester-Gala»
Janoska Ensemble
Thomas Gansch, Trumpet
Daniela Fally, Soprano
Nina Corti, Choreography
RomaFesto
Arpád Janoska, Vocals
Bandy Janoska, Violin
Ferry Janoska, Bandoneon
Christoph Wagner-Trenkwitz, Actor
Nicole Claudia Weber, Director