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Johann Strauss, Joseph Strauss and Viktor Herbert, to rend the air at the Imperial Christmas Gala 2017 in Bucharest

The glamouros Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna returns to Bucharest next week for the most-expected Christmas performance, to be hosted at Sala Palatului on December 23, at 8 p.m.

Under the aegis of the Imperial Christmas Gala 2017, soprano Simona Eisinger, baritone Phillipe Spiegel and conductor Maestro Vinicius Kattah invite the audience for a live performance of the most enchanting waltzes that have resounded in the Schoenbrunn Palace in Vienna for years.

The concert program includes: „The Bat“ – Johann Strauss; Frühlingsstimmen, Waltz op. 410 – Johann Strauss; „Heja in den Bergen“ din „The Gipsy Princess“ – Emmerich Kalman; „Gern hab ich die Frau´n geküsst“ din „Paganini“ – Franz Lehar; Hereinspaziert, Waltz op. 466 – Carl Michael Ziehrer; Tritsch Tratsch, Polka schnell op. 214 – Johann Strauss; „Lippen schweigen“ – Franz Lehar; Royal Sec – Viktor Herbert.

After a 15-minute break, spectators will also be able to listen to: Kaiserwalzer, Waltz op. 437 – Johann Strauss; „Als flotter Geist“ din „The Gipsy Baron“ – Johann Strauss; Csárdás „Fledermaus“ – Johann Strauss; „Meine Lippen sie küssen so heiß“ – Franz Lehar; Pizzicato Polka – Johann and Joseph Strauss; „Wiener Blut“ Duetto – Johann Strauss; „An der schönen, blauen Donau“, Waltz op. 314 – Johann Strauss.

Jockey Polka op. 278 – Johann Strauss and Radetzky March – Johann Strauss Father are in store for the encore.

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The Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna is a renowned and internationally acclaimed Viennese chamber orchestra that translates the glamorous era of imperial Vienna into music. In addition to a high level of musical quality, this orchestra sets itself apart by interpreting music with a unified sound, a delightful stage presence and impeccable appearance. The orchestra performs regularly at the Orangery of Schoenbrunn Palace. However, the rest of the world has the opportunity to enjoy the orchestra’s enchanting performance as well. On selected occasions, the Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna is performing internationally now, both in Europe and overseas. During previous concert tours, the orchestra was enthusiastically received in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Japan, Italy, Romania, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, China, Switzerland and Croatia. Concert tours to Russia, Australia, Dubai and South America are currently being planned.

The orchestra’s repertoire focuses on the works of W.A. Mozart, the Strauss family and other composers of that era. The Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra attaches great importance to Viennese-style interpretation of the pieces it plays. The orchestra excels in interpreting the works of classical Viennese composers and Viennese music with a subtle and individual touch, always adding that “Viennese” note. The orchestra has a longstanding tradition of working with operetta singers and ballet dancers.

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