The New Year’s Concert live from Vienna is one of the world’s most famous and spectacular classical music events. It was be broadcast on TV and radio and reaches over 90 countries around the world with more than 40 million viewers. Broadcast on BBC2, New Year’s Day, 10:15am, Highlights broadcast on BBC2, New Year’s Day, 7pm. The annual New Year's Day Concert in Vienna has been a major event for more than eight decades. The resulting recordings with works from the Strauss dynasty and their contemporaries are among the classical market's most important releases. In 2018, Riccardo Muti returns to conduct the New Year's concert for the 5th time! Muti has conducted the world famous Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra more than 500 times, which has created a special relationship and connection with the orchestra, resulting in a fantastic sound.