New Year's concert: Die Fledermaus

Johann Strauss's classic operetta at the Elbphilharmonie: Enjoy the acclaimed 2019 performance again. Video available until 6 Jan 2021.

It was of the highlights of the last few years: »Die Fledermaus« by Johann Strauss II opened at the Elbphilharmonie to resounding applause on 1 January 2019. This premiere of the cult operetta about the champagne ball at Prince Orlofsky's couldn't have been more festive: the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, a line-up of choice singer/actors and the NDR Chor together with star conductor Manfred Honeck ensured a brilliant mood on New Year's Eve. »Once again world-class entertainment!«, to quote one review.

All the better, then, that Strauss's feel-good piece can be enjoyed again this New Year's Eve as a stream. »Come dine with me!«, invites baritone and bon viveur Dr. Falke – »When the polka sounds like fun! Believe me, my friend, that makes you young. The music sweeps you away in the ballroom a-glitter, with the sweetest of sirens at a divine dinner!«.

Click here to read more about Strauss's cult operetta, the story of its composition and what makes it a classic.

Performers

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

NDR Chor

Bo Skovhus Gabriel von Eisenstein

Astrid Kessler Rosalinde

Adrian Angelico Prinz Orlofsky

Dovlet Nurgeldiyev Alfred

Michael Nagy Dr. Falke

Kresimir Spicer Dr. Blind

Katharina Konradi Adele

Markus Butter Gefängnisdirektor Frank

Caroline Peters Frosch

Theresa Dlouhy Ida

Dirigent Manfred Honeck

Renate Martin costume

Rena Donsbach Mitarbeit Kostüm

Heiko Hentschel Regie-Assistenz

Michael Sturminger  text and stage direction

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