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Viennese Gala

Thu 8 Jan 2015, 8.00PM Eden Court, Inverness

Join the RSNO to celebrate the New Year in traditional Viennese style with a charming selection of waltzes, polkas, mazurkas and arias – led, of course, by the music of the ‘Waltz King’, Johan Strauss Junior. Let Jean-Claude Picard, the RSNO’s Assistant Conductor, take you on a wonderful journey through a fine collection of traditional Viennese favourites including On the Beautiful Blue Danube, the Emperor Waltz, Pizzicato Polka and many, many more!

Johann Strauss IIOn the Beautiful Blue Danube
Johann Strauss II"Klänge der Heimat", Czárdás from Die Fledermaus
LehárGold and Silver Waltz
Johann Strauss IIUnter Donner und Blitz Polka schnell
Johann II & Josef StraussPizzicato Polka
LehárFredericke: Warum hast du mich wachgeküsst?
Johann Strauss IIRussian March
TchaikovskySwan Lake Suite: Waltz
Johann Strauss IIPerpetuum Mobile
Johann Strauss IIBauern Polka, Polka française
HeubergerIm chambre separée from Der Opernball
Johann Strauss IIEmperor Waltz
LehárMeine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss (Giuditta)
Johann Strauss IIEgyptian March
Saint-SaënsBacchanale from Samson et Dalila

Jean-Claude Picard (Conductor)
Natalya Romaniw


Jean-Claude Picard (Conductor)

Jean-Claude Picard is currently the Assistant Conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, a position he was awarded in May 2013, following a recruitment process that attracted applicants worldwide. As RSNO Assistant Conductor, he will conduct a variety of the orchestra's concerts and will play an active role in engaging audiences and communities throughout Scotland.

Natalya Romaniw  

Welsh soprano Natalya Romaniw was born in Swansea. Natalya’s grandfather, originally from the Ukraine, settled in Wales during the Second World War. Natalya studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under the guidance of John Llewelyn Evans where she was awarded the prestigious Gold Medal in her final year. At the Guildhall she appeared as Arminda La Finta Giardiniera, Tatyana Eugene Onegin, Antonia Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Ellen Orford Peter Grimes, and the title roles of Anna Bolena and Arabella (Opera Scenes), the title role in Almeida’s La Spinalba, Blanche Les Dialogues des Carmelites and the title role in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta.


Tickets: £27.50, £25, £22
Discounts: Concession £25.50, £23, £20; Students and U26s £10; U18s £5; Eden Court Friends discount applies.
Box Office: 01463 234 234
Venue Info: Eden Court