Only some more hours to go .... until the New Year is here!
Our apartment is sold out and we hope that our guests will have a wonderful New Year's Eve and a relaxing and joyful New Year's Day!
There is one more information about Vienna and New Year you shouldn't leave out ....
We have the most extraordinary and unique New Year's Concert, taking place every year here in Vienna. The "Wiener Philharmoniker" is definitely the best orchestra for waltz music in the world!
Place: the best venue for classic concerts again in the world: The "Wiener Musikvereinssaal"
Date: 1st January 11am
Since 1941 this concert takes place every year and is broadcasted in 70 countries of the world.
Traditionally the concert is directed by different conductors, here is a list of some of them:
Herbert von Karajan (1987) - Claudio Abbado (1988 und 1991)
Carlos Kleiber (1989 und 1992) - Zubin Mehta (1990, 1995, 1998, 2007)
Riccardo Muti (1993, 1997, 2000, und 2004) - Lorin Maazel (1994, 1996, 1999 und 2005)
Seiji Ozawa (2002) -Nikolaus Harnoncourt (2001, 2003)
Mariss Jansons (2006)- Georges Prêtre (2008, 2010)
This year it will be Franz Welser-Möst
Ahhh, by the way, only until recently this orchestra was a boy group, but now they have girls there too ... well, some things take longer in this world ...English: http://www.wienerphilharmoniker.at/upload/files/njk_verlosungsinfo_10-11_en_v01.pdf