Location: Van Wezel Performing Arts HallImre Kollár, conductor (Budapest), Monika Rebholz, soprano (Vienna), Franz Gürtelschmied, tenor (Vienna)
Featuring Strauss Symphony of America with dancers from Kiev-Aniko Ballet of Ukraine & International Champion Ballroom Dancers
This holiday season, the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance, and the delicate beauty of ballet will waltz you into a triumphant 2018. Inspired by Vienna's beloved New Year's Concert, this charming celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with The Strauss Symphony of America for a rich cultural experience that will leave your toes tapping. Fall in love with a musical program that weaves highlights from Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus, and Gypsy Princess with energetic overtures, Strauss waltzes including the Blue Danube and polkas from Vienna's golden age. A Sarasota tradition for 22 years, experience Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert, a glorious champagne toast to life itself!
Co-produced by Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and Attila Glatz Concert Productions
Artists subject to change without notice