Live on takt1: The Viennese Opera Ball New York

Author: takt1

This year, the musical programme of the Viennese Opera Ball New York centers on Joseph Haydn, marking the 210th anniversary of his death in 2019.

  • Nadine Sierra | Copyright: © Merri Cyr

    Nadine Sierra © Merri Cyr

  • The Opening Waltz | Copyright: © Viennese Opera Ball

    The Opening Waltz © Viennese Opera Ball

The Viennese Opera Ball in New York is already in its 64th year. This time, the musical programme centers on Joseph Haydn, marking the 210th anniversary of his death in 2019. There will also be music from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss (Junior).

This year, the debutants will enter to the Kaiser Franz Josef March, and the ball will be opened with Johann Strauss's traditional Kaiser-Walzer (Emperor Waltz). Proceeds from the 64th Viennese Opera Ball will benefit the music therapy program at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, in collaboration with the Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research.

All singers will attend as Guests of Honor.

The live stream is on 8 February 2019 at 19:30, all takt1 live streams are available as video on demand after the concerts.

English title Vinzenz Praxmarer Conducts the Divertimento Viennese
Genre Symphonic Music
Recording location Ciprani 42nd Street, New York
Recording date 06.02.2019
Production Company soneMedia
Producer Simeon Klein
Director Simeon Klein
Orchestra / Band Divertimento Viennese
Conductor Vinzenz Praxmarer
Soloist Nadine Sierra
Soloist Lucas Meachem
Soloist Ferruccio Furlanetto
Soloist Javier Camarena
Soloist Rihab Chaieb


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