New Year's Concert Vienna 1987
Herbert von Karajan, Music Director of the Philharmonic from 1956 until his death in 1989, is one of the pre-eminent musical figures of the century. This film series documents many of his most definitive performances, featured here are soprano Kathleen Battle, the Vienna Philharmonic and the Ballet of the Vienna State Opera performing pieces by Johann Strauss (Father & Son) and Josef Strauss. Track highlights include: "Annen-Polka," "Beliebte Annen-Polka," "Unter Donner Und Blitz (Op. 324 Fast Polka)," "Radetzky-Marsch (Op. 28)" and more!