Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2011 HD (Franz Welser-Möst)

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Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert 2011 HD
Conductor: Franz Welser-Möst

New Year's Concert 2011 Vienna Philharmonic (playlist)

Franz Welser-Möst
 Franz Welser-Möst

Franz Welser-Möst conducts the Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert for the first time.
On January 1, 2011, Franz Welser-Möst takes up the baton for the annual Vienna Philharmonic New Year's Concert, which in terms of its international coverage represents the largest classical music event in the world.

Franz Welser-Möst, following in the footsteps of Clemens Krauss, Josef Krips, Willi Boskovsky, Herbert von Karajan and Nikolaus Harnoncourt, becomes the sixth Austrian conductor to stand at the helm of the
Vienna Philharmonic on the first day of the New Year.
In June 2010, Franz Welser-Möst also
conducted the second major annual
Franz Welser-Möst
Franz Welser-Möst (Photo credit: Nestlé)
concert event of the Vienna Philharmonic,
the Summer Night Concert Schönbrunn.

In addition to compositions from the rich repertoire of the Strauss family
and its contemporaries, the 2011 program includes the Mephisto Waltz No. 1, by Franz Liszt. This composer is being honored on the occasion of his 200th birthday which occurs in 2011.