A Viennese New Year’s Eve
with the Naples Philharmonic
Andrey Boreyko – Conductor
Strauss, Jr. — Overture to Die Fledermaus
Strauss, Jr. — Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214
Tchaikovsky — Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
Khachaturian — Waltz from Masquerade
Rebikov — Waltz from Christmas Tree Suite
Shostakovich — Tahiti Trot (“Tea for Two” by Vincent Youmans), Op. 16
Strauss, Jr. — Wiener Blut, Op. 354, “Vienna Blood”
Strauss, Jr. — Annen Polka, Op. 117
Strauss, Jr. — Künstlerleben, Op. 316, “Artist’s Life”
Copland — “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo
Bernstein — Selections from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
Strauss, Jr. — Unter Donner und Blitz, Op. 324, “Thunder and Lightning Polka”
Strauss, Jr. — An der schönen blauen Donau, Op. 314, “On the Beautiful Blue Danube”
Ring in your New Year’s Eve with the Naples Philharmonic. Music Director Designate Andrey Boreyko brings Vienna to Naples with a concert and post-performance reception that pays tribute to one of Austria’s most famous holiday traditions. For decades, well-heeled Austrians and an international audience of television viewers have welcomed the New Year with the music of Strauss and other indisputable classics. This year, experience the elegance of a Viennese New Year’s Eve in your own hometown.
An elegant post-concert reception follows.
This performance is generously underwritten by BMO Private Bank.
Music Director Designate: Naples Philharmonic
Music Director: Orchestre National de Belgique
Music Director: Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
Principal Guest Conductor: Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi
Russian conductor Andrey Boreyko is one of the most exciting and dynamic conductors to emerge from Eastern Europe in recent years. He is currently Music Director of the Orchestre National de Belgique and the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker and serves as Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi in San Sebastian. Additionally, he becomes Music Director of Florida’s Naples Philharmonic in 2014-15.
As a guest conductor, Boreyko has worked with many of the world’s most renowned orchestras, including the Berliner Philharmoniker, Münchner Philharmoniker, Staatskapelle Dresden, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Wiener Symphoniker, Filharmonica della Scala, Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and the London Symphony, Czech Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw orchestras, and most recently The Philadelphia Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
Highlights of the coming seasons include engagements with the New York Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic, Toronto, St Louis, Houston Symphony, and London Philharmonic orchestras. Further ahead he will work with WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, San Francisco Symphony and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.