Musikverein, Vienna - The famous main concert hall in the Musikverein is considered to be the best concert hall in world by many. Every year, on the morning of January 1, the New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic is followed worldwide by more than a billion people. (Photo: Maximilian Just)
The New Year Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic takes place each year in the morning of January 1 in Vienna, Austria. As far as I can think back - each New Year's Day I've listen to this concert which gives me such a wonderful start, "waltzing" into the new year!
The New Year's Concert - It has long been a Philharmonic tradition at the New Year to present a program consisting of the lively and at the same time nostalgic music from the vast repertoire of the family of Johann Strauss and its contemporaries. These concerts not only delight the audiences in the Musikverein in Vienna, but also enjoy great international popularity through the worldwide television broadcast, which now reaches over 90 countries.
The Vienna Philharmonic Gold coin has been first minted by the Austrian Mint in Vienna in 1989 being the first and the only regularly issued bullion gold coin to be denominated in Euros. The Austrian Mint is one of the oldest institutions in the world that has been continuously producing coinage and currency for over 800 years and one of them is the Gold Philharmonic coin. The Vienna Philharmonic Gold coin is also the only European legal tender produced on a large scale....