The Orchestra of Opera North: Viennese Whirl

Saturday 31 December 2022

Dates & venues

A winter wonderland with the orchestra of Opera North.

As intoxicating, rich and elaborately layered as the finest Austrian dessert, Opera North’s traditional New Year celebration will whisk you off down the Danube in the company of guest soprano Jennifer France and conductor Christoph Altstaedt (Opera North’s Hansel and Gretel; Don Giovanni).

The Blue Danube, ‘The Radetzky March’ and other Strauss family essentials complement a spirited selection of waltzes, polkas and galops from Vienna and beyond, including ‘Je veux vivre’ from Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette; the wonderfully evocative Copenhagen Steam Railway by ‘Strauss of the North’ Hans Christian Lumbye; Carl Michael Ziehrer’s magical Night Owl Waltz, and many more.

Subscription packages on sale now for the Kirklees Concert Season.
Single tickets for Huddersfield on sale from Tuesday 5 July 2022.
Single tickets for Hull on sale now.

Price
From £15*
Venues
  • Huddersfield Town Hall
  • Hull City Hall

Start time
3pm

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*Prices vary by venue

Programme

Nikolaus von Reznicek Donna Diana Ouvertüre
Eduard Strauss ‘Telephone Polka’
Gian Carlo Menott ‘Hello, Hello from The Telephone’
Hans Christian Lumbye Copenhagen Steam Railway
Emile Waldteufel ‘The Skater’s Waltz’ op. 183
Charles Gounod ‘Je veux vivre’ (from Roméo et Juliette)
Johann Strauss II ‘Orpheus Quadrille’ op. 236

Hans Christian Lumbye ‘Champagne Galop’
Carl Michael Zierer ‘Nightowls’ (walz)
Joseph Hellmesberger junior ‘Heinzelmännchen’
Leroy Anderson ‘The Typewriter’
Leonard Bernstein ‘Glitter and be Gay’ (from Candide)
Johann Strauss II The Blue Danube

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