CHICAGO: The 20th Anniversary Chicago performance of Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert will once again take place at Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. Nir Kabaretti will conduct The Strauss Symphony of America, featuring the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra. Viennese soprano Hege Gustava Tjonn, tenor Martin Piskorski, along with members of the Europaballett St.Polten (Austria) and the International Champion Ballroom Dancers are also featured in this annual champagne toast to the New Year.
This holiday season, music lovers will be enchanted by the spirited romance of operetta, the glamour of ballroom dance, and the delicate beauty of ballet. Inspired by Vienna’s beloved New Year’s Concert, this annual celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with a full orchestra for a rich cultural experience.
Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert delivers a new show every year with a fresh cast and a program that is timeless. Strauss waltzes, including the Blue Danube, polkas from Vienna’s golden age, and energetic overtures from the Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus and Gypsy Princess bring together the best of Vienna’s most beautiful music.
To purchase tickets for Salute to Vienna in Chicago, visit www.cso.org or call 312-294-3000.
For more information, visit www.salutetovienna.com/chicago or call 416-323-1403.
Press photos are available at www.salutetovienna.com/press-chicago.
Attila Glatz Concert Productions produces, promotes, and manages classical, jazz, folk, country, movie, and video game music performances worldwide. The company’s signature presentation is the beloved Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert, presented annually in more than 20 cities across North America during the holiday season. Salute to Vienna was re-created at Vienna’s Konzerthaus for PBS featuring more than 130 performers. This concert has aired across North America on public television more than 1,000 times.