SALUTE TO VIENNA: NEW YEAR'S CONCERT

Tue January 1, 2019 - 8:00 PM
SALUTE TO VIENNA: NEW YEAR'S CONCERT

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Tuesday, January 1 at 7:30PM
Jack Singer Concert Hall

Celebrate the New Year with beauty of Vienna's golden era! Enjoy a brilliant new programme of Strauss waltzes and sweeping melodies from beloved operettas performed by acclaimed European singers, and ballet and ballroom dancers. The first effortless notes of the eternal Blue Danube Waltz will carry you away!

*Repertoire to be announced. Artists are subject to change without notice.

NIR KABARETTI, conductor (Vienna)
STRAUSS SYMPHONY OF CANADA featuring the CALGARY PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
LILLA GALAMBOS, soprano (Vienna)
MARCO DI SAPHIA, baritone (Vienna) Featuring dancers from Kiev Aniko Ballet of Ukraine and Internal Champhion Ballroom Dancers

Programme:
R. STRAUSS: “On The Beautiful Blue Danube”

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The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America. Home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. The hall also welcomes a spectrum of events each season from TED talks and National Geographic speakers, to wedding dinners on the stage and rock stars on tour.

Ideal for: Weddings, performances, meetings, graduation ceremonies, and corporate events
Capacity: 1797 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Formal dinner seating 200 – Cocktail reception 
Lighting & A/V: Fully customizable lighting and A/V options
Stage: Stage measures 86' wide by 38' deep. 
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible Seats

Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix. Suspended high above the stage is a laminated, 185,000-pound (90-ton) spruce-wood acoustical canopy that can be raised or lowered to tune the hall according to the specific needs of each performer.

Over its 32 year life, Jack Singer Concert Hall has undergone many upgrades to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art performance hall, including a new million dollar sound system with state-of-the-art hearing assistance in 2004, a complete replacement of all its analog sound boards in 2014, and the future replacement of all of its seats to be completed by fall 2017.