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No.she043December 7, 2023

Kewpie Special
Suntory Hall New Year Concert 2024
Symphonie-Orchester der Volksoper Wien

Suntory Hall is pleased to present the highly popular New Year Concert 2024 featuring the Symphonie-Orchester der Volksoper Wien (Symphony Orchestra of the Volksoper Vienna =SOVOP) on January 1 - 3, 2024.
For over 30 years, Suntory Hall has celebrated the end of the year and the beginning of another year with the orchestra, singers and dancers of the celebrated Volksoper Wien, who entertain us with selections of popular operettas and familiar Viennese waltzes and polkas. We are happy to host this festive event again for New Year 2024.

Making her first appearance in the Silvester and New Year concerts is the brilliant coloratura soprano Beate Ritter, who charmed audiences at the Volksoper company’s visit in 2016. She will be joined by tenor Mehrzad Montazeri, who makes a welcome return, and together they will sing some exquisite duets. The concert will be led by the multi-talented conductor Guido Mancusi, who last appeared in these concerts in 2018. A former choirboy of the Vienna Boys’ Choir, Mancusi is also a composer, and he will present some of his works including the Shinkansen Polka, inspired by his experiences in Japan, alongside masterpieces by the Strauss family, Lehár, and Kálmán. They will be joined on the stage by the graceful dancers of the Ballet Ensemble SOVOP Wien.
We hope you will celebrate New Year at Suntory Hall with the elegant tunes of polkas and waltzes.

Kewpie Special
Suntory Hall New Year Concert 2024
Symphonie-Orchester der Volksoper Wien

Monday, January 1, 2024 14:00 (Doors open 13:00)
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 14:00 (Doors open 13:00)
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 14:00 (Doors open 13:00)
Suntory Hall, Main Hall
13:20- Pre-Concert on each day
Suntory Hall, Blue Rose (Small Hall)

Soprano: Beate Ritter
Tenor: Mehrzad Montazeri
Conductor: Guido Mancusi
Symphonie-Orchester der Volksoper Wien
Ballett Ensemble SOVOP Wien

Suppé: Die schöne Galathée, Overture
Johann Strauss Jr.: Seid umschlungen Millionen, Op. 443
Eduard Strauss: Wo man lacht und lebt, Polka schnell, Op. 108
Josef Strauss: Stiefmütterchen, Polka-mazurka, Op. 183
Johann Strauss Jr.: “Wer uns getraut” from Der Zigeunerbaron
Mancusi: Stil & Eleganz Waltz
Johann Strauss Jr.: Wo uns're Fahne weht! March, Op. 473
Josef Strauss: Eingesendet, Op. 240
Johann Strauss Jr.: “Treu sein, das liegt mir nicht” from Eine Nacht in Venedig
Mancusi: Shinkansen Polka
Lehár: “Niemand liebt dich so wie ich” from Paganini
Johann Strauss Jr.: An der schönen, blauen Donau Waltz, Op. 314
and more

S ¥14,000 A ¥12,000 B ¥10,000

Presented by Suntory Hall
Supported by Kewpie Corporation

Performances in other cities:
Friday, January 5
festival hall (Osaka)
Saturday, January 6
Hirakata Performing & Visual Arts Center, Main Hall (Hirakata City)
Sunday, January 7
Mie Center For the Arts, Main Hall (Tsu City)
Monday, January 8
Kani City Cultural Creation Center ala, Main theater (Kani City)

More details can be found at the following:

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Public Relations, Suntory Hall