15th Annual Concert in Ottawa
Christoph Campestrini, conductor
Katarzyna Dondalska, soprano (Berlin–Warsaw)
Lilla Galambos, soprano (Vienna)
Thomas Weinhappel, baritone (Vienna)
Dancers from Europaballett St.Pölten (Austria) & International Champion Ballroom Dancers
Waltz into 2020 with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, now a Canadian Tradition! This dazzling performance evokes a golden age of Viennese music, brimming with energy, merriment, and romance. It is a glorious re-creation of the beloved Neujahrskonzert, the concert that has welcomed the New Year for more than 80 years in Vienna and all over the world.
Led by a witty and charming conductor who is an expert in Viennese music, Salute to Vienna brings the music of Johann Strauss to life with European singers, ballroom dancers, and ballet. Backed by the Strauss Symphony of Canada, featuring the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, the performance is rich with selections from beloved operettas, elegant dances, lively overtures, and the beautiful Blue Danube Waltz. Celebrate the start of the New Year with Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, delighting audiences in Ottawa for 15 years.
VIP ticket holders experience the concert from the best seats in the house, and are invited to a private post-concert event with the artists for autograph signing. Don’t forget your camera!