From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2001
First Aired: January 1, 2001
“From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2001.” Nikolaus Harnoncourt leads the Vienna Philharmonic in the holiday perennial featuring music of Johann Strauss. Included: “Radetzky March,” Overture to “A Night in Venice,” the “Harlequin Polka,” and “Blue Danube Waltz.” Also: a tribute to composer Joseph Lanner (1801-43). Walter Cronkite is the TV host.
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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)