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Season 32, Episode 8 From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2005

First Aired: January 1, 2005

“From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2005” presents Lorin Maazel conducting the Vienna Philharmonic in music mostly by Johann Strauss. Included: “Tales from the Vienna Woods,” “On the Beautiful Blue Danube,” “One Heart, One Mind” (danced by Vladmir Malakhov and members of the Opera Ballet), “Fata Morgana” (polka), “1001 Nights,” “Russian March Fantasy” and “Pictures from the North Sea.” Host Walter Cronkite guides viewers through the Austrian capital's palaces.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: PBS's signature performing-arts series showcases dance, drama, comedy and music ranging from orchestral and operatic to Broadway and the blues. The Lanford Wilson drama `The Rimers of Eldritch' was its first presentation and `Brideshead Revisited' was perh… (more)

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