Celebrate the New Year with an uplifting selection of waltzes, marches, polkas and arias by the King of Waltz, Johann Strauss and his contemporaries! The full symphonic forces of the BSO will be joined by outstanding soprano Soraya Mafi to bring you an afternoon of swirling melodies to carry you away into the glamour and sparkle of Viennese Dance Halls. Pieces include the Fledermaus Overture, waltzes from Der Rosenkavalier, Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Emperor Waltz and, of course, The Blue Danube!

Works and composers

J Strauss II The Blue Danube
J Strauss II Vienna Blood Waltz
J Strauss II Adele's Laughing Song
Lehár Vilja Song
J Strauss II On the Hunt Polka
J Strauss II Voices of Spring
Offenbach Orpheus in the Underworld Overture
J Strauss II Roses from the South
Josef Strauss Chatterbox Polka