Great Performances • Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night 2012

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Airs Friday, August 31 • 9:30 p.m.

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads the world-renowned Vienna Philharmonic under the stars in the magnificent gardens of Austria's Imperial Schonbrunn Palace. Dancers of the Vienna Ballet join the orchestra in celebration of the world of the dance in music by Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky and Richard Strauss. The concert also features performances of Debussy's "La Mer" and the Austrian favorite, "Wiener Blut (Viennese Blood)" by the waltz king himself, Johann Strauss.