Berliner Philharmoniker LIVE: The New Year’s Eve Concert

Berliner Philharmoniker LIVE: The New Year’s Eve Concert - Conducted by Sir Simon Rattle with mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato

Celebrate the end of 2017 with the Berliner Philharmoniker’s glittering New Year’s Eve Gala Concert broadcast live from Berlin and conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, with star guest Joyce DiDonato. The internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano will perform Richard Strauss’s lavishly beautiful orchestral songs with the concert programme also including works by Dvořák, Stravinsky, Bernstein and Shostakovich. The cinema broadcast features exclusive interviews and programme insights.

Total running time – approx. 120 mins (NO INTERVAL)


Concert Programme 

Opening Programme Introduction (approx. 30 mins)

Antonín Dvořák Carnival Overture, op. 92 (approx. 9 mins)

Igor Stravinsky Pas de deux from Apollon musagète (approx. 4 mins)

Richard Strauss Orchestral Songs (approx. 30 mins)

Leonard Bernstein 3 Dance Episodes from On the Town (approx. 10 mins)

Leonard Bernstein Take Care of this House (approx. 4 mins)

Dmitri Shostakovitch Suite from The Golden Age, op. 22a (approx. 17 mins)


“A mezzo-soprano with light, luminous high notes, miraculous agility and strong articulation”

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Joyce DiDonato


“An effortless combination of glamour, charisma, intelligence, grace and remarkable talent”

The New York Times on Joyce DiDonato


  • Tickets from: £13.00 - £14.00
  • Running Time: 120 mins
  • Showing Times: Sunday 31 December at 4.00pm
  • First showing: 31/12/2017
  • Last showing: 31/12/2017