Janine Jansen (photo: Marco Borggreve)

New Year’s Eve concert with Lahav Shani instead of Kirill Petrenko

Virtuosic, dance-like, full of dynamism: those are the hallmarks of our 2021 New Year’s Eve concert. We start with the overture to Johann Straußʼ Fledermaus before star violinist Janine Jansen presents Max Bruch’s passionate Violin Concerto No. 1. The second part of the concert is dedicated to the world of ballet. We hear Stravinsky’s Firebird, a fascinating melange of Russian fairy tale and visionary energy, and Ravel’s La Valse, an intoxicatingly explosive vision of the Viennese waltz – which links us back to the beginning of the programme. Lahav Shani, music director of the Israel Philharmonic, stands in for Kirill Petrenko, who is unfortunately indisposed.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Lahav Shani conductor

Janine Jansen violin

Johann Strauß jr.

Die Fledermaus: Overture

Max Bruch

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G minor, op. 26

Janine Jansen violin

Fritz Kreisler

Liebesleid (Love's Sorrow)

Janine Jansen violin

Igor Stravinsky

The Firebird, Suite (version from 1919)

Maurice Ravel

La Valse

Dates and Tickets

Wed 29 Dec 2021, 20:00

Main Auditorium

Thu 30 Dec 2021, 20:00

Main Auditorium

Janine Jansen (photo: Marco Borggreve)

Lahav Shani (photo: Marco Borggreve)

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