The New Year’s Concert with Elim Chan
Dmitri Chostakovich, Festive overture, op. 96
Dmitri Chostakovich, Ballet Suite No. 1
Johann Strauss Jr., Annen Polka op. 117
Johann Strauss Jr., Perpetuum mobile; Musical Joke, op. 257
Dmitri Chostakovich, Ballet Suite No. 3
Johann Strauss Jr., Die Fledermaus (ouverture)
Dmitri Chostakovich, Gadfly Suite, op. 97a
Dmitri Chostakovich, Michurin Suite, op. 78a
Dmitri Chostakovich, Unity, op. 95 "Song of the Great Rivers"
Josef Strauss, Eingesendet Polka schnell, op. 240
Dmitri Chostakovich, Tahiti Trot, op. 16 "Tea for Two"
Johann Strauss Jr., Frühlingsstimmen, op. 410
Johann Strauss Jr., Thunder & Lightning Polka
Johann Strauss, Radetsky March
The Turbulent 30s
Before diving into a frenzy of this new year, the red plush seats of the Center for Fine Arts beckon. The New Year gets off to a promising start with a performance by the breakthrough talent Elim Chan, who made her successful debut last season with the Belgian National Orchestra. Viennese waltzes, wild polka and catchy film scores provide unexpected encounters and musical fireworks at the beginning of 2019.
Born in Hong Kong, Elim Chan became the first female winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in December 2014 as a result of which she held the position of A