|Franz Welser-Möst conducting the Vienna Philharmonic at the Musikverein|
In Cleveland, the program will air on January 1 at 11 a.m. on WCPN 90.3 FM, at 4 p.m. on WCLV 104.9 FM, and at 8 p.m. on WVIZ/PBS.
PBS’s broadcast of the performance, hosted by news veteran Paula Zahn, includes some of the Strauss family’s most famous melodies, along with works by Liszt and Beethoven. In addition, the concert will feature a performance of Johann Strauss II’s “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” waltz, accompanied by a ballet.
The program also features video footage of locations such as Liszt’s living room, the Winter Riding School in the Hofburg Palace, home of the Lipizzaner Stallions, the former Lobkovitz Palace, and now the Austrian Theatre Museum, and Laudon Castle in the Vienna Woods.
The performance will be released globally on compact disc and DVD in January 2011.
For more information about the program, please visit the Vienna Philharmonic's website.