Strauss’s Vienna with the BSO

AT the start of every new year, Bournemouth Symphony Orches­tra heads out on tour with a concert of favourite music from the Viennese tradition.

The 2019 New Year Johann Strauss Gala continues its progress on 11th January at  Torquay andat  Weymouth Pavilion on Saturday 12th January.

The conductor is the Austrian Thomas Rosner, with Welsh soprano Fflur Wyn leading the ever popular songs. The glories of the Vienna dance-halls come to life in a bubbling selection of waltzes, gallops, polkas and marches by Johann Strauss and his contemporaries.

The programme includes Strauss’s overture, Eine Nacht in Venedig as well as his Czardas from Ritter Pasman, Banditen Galopp, Tik-Tak Polka and of course The Blue Danube.There is also music from Lehar, Josef Strauss, Nicolai and Richard Heuberger.

For full details, visit the website, www.bsolive.com