Synopsis by Mark Deming
Riccardo Muti leads the Wiener Philharmoniker for this special concert recorded at Vienna's beautiful Musikverein concert hall, which celebrated the dawn of the new millennium on Dec. 31, 1999. Selections include a number of classic waltzes and polkas by Johann Strauss, Josef Strauss, Eduard Strauss, and Franz Von Suppe. The DVD edition of this video features the option of either 5.1 Surround Sound or PCM Stereo, and allows the viewer to chose between viewing the waltz or the ballet version of Josef Strauss' Marien-Klange, Op. 214.
classical-music, concert, holiday, millennium, New-Year