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Watch: 2021 New Year’s concert live from Vienna

The 2021 Vienna Philharmonic New Year’s Concert takes place on January 1, 2021, under the baton of Riccardo Muti in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna.

After 1993, 1997, 2000, 2004, and 2018, this year’s concert will mark the 6th time that Riccardo Muti, whose close musical partnership with the Vienna Philharmonic has now extended nearly 50 years, conducts this prestigious concert event.

The 2021 New Year’s Concert was broadcast in over 90 countries and followed by millions of television viewers around the world.

The 2021 New Year’s Concert took take place without an audience.


Franz von Suppè, Johann Strauß Jr., Josef Strauß, Carl Zeller, Carl Millöcker, Karl Komzák, Johann Strauß Sr.

Riccardo Muti

Over the course of his extraordinary career, Riccardo Muti has conducted the most important orchestras in the world: from the Berlin Philharmonic to the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, from the New York Philharmonic to the Orchestre National de France, as well as the Vienna Philharmonic, an orchestra to which he is linked by particularly close and important ties, and with which he has appeared in Vienna, Salzburg and around the world since 1971. In September 2010, Riccardo Muti became Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Source: Vienna Philharmonic