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Vienna Philharmonic - 2020 New Year's Concert is the KUSC: Album of the Week

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There are few concerts in the world that are awaited with as much excitement as the New Year's Concert from Vienna. Under the direction of Andris Nelsons, the Vienna Philharmonic ushers in the New Year with a concert in the magnificent Golden Hall of the Vienna Musikverein. The concert is relayed to over ninety countries all round the world, reaching an audience of more than fifty million.

The 2020 New Year's Concert was the first time Latvian conductor Andris Nelsons participated. Nelsons first worked with the Vienna Philharmonic in October 2010 and who has been a regular and invariably welcome guest since then, not only at the orchestra's subscription concerts in the Vienna Musikverein and at the Salzburg Festival but also on tours of Asia, the United States and Europe. So far he has appeared more than sixty times on the podium of the Vienna Philharmonic.

The Vienna Philharmonic - 2020 New Year's Concert is the KUSC: Los Angeles 'Album of the Week'