Salute to Vienna
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Airs Thursday, August 24th at 8p, Friday, August 25th at 1a and Saturday, August 27th at 2:30p on WVIA-TV
"A Salute To Vienna" is one of the most lavish song and dance gala concert specials ever produced for public television featuring the superstars of Viennese operetta. The visually spectacular special is hosted by world-famous mezzo soprano Frederica von Stade and Academy Award-winning actor and Vienna native Maximilian Schell.
Special guests include The Vienna Boys’ Choir;Russell Watson, Great Britain’s largest-selling, classical-crossover tenor; dancers from the Association of the Vienna State Opera Ballet; theSymphony Orchestra of the Volksoper Vienna under the direction of internationally known Strauss conductor Peter Guth; an international cast of top singing stars including sopranos Daniela Fally, Iva Milhanovic and Alexandra Reinprecht; tenors Dmitry Korchak and Tilmann Unger; baritoneDaniel Serafin, as well as many leading stars from the acclaimed Budapest Operetta Theater.
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