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Vienna Philharmonic | Zubin Mehta - New Year's Concert 2015 / WFMT: New Release Of the Week

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Since 1939, the Vienna Philharmonic's New Year's Concert has become a tradition and the world's most famous classical music event. In 2015, for the fifth time, Zubin Mehta returned to the podium for this extraordinary event. Mehta and the Vienna Philharmonic share a long history together. In 1961, he conducted his first concert with the orchestra, and in 2001, after forty years of artistic collaboration as the orchestra's longest-serving conductor, he was awarded an Honorary Membership.

Vienna Philharmonic under the direction of Zubin Mehta - New Year's Concert 2015 on Sony Classical is the WFMT: Chicago - New Release Of the Week. Featured tracks are:

J Strauss, Jr: Accelerationen Waltz, Op 234 (9:22); Electro-magnetische Polka, Op 110 (3:00)

E Strauss: Mit Dampf Polka, Op 70 (2:25)