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"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.
"A Salute To Vienna" was taped live on April 25, 2013, at the glittering Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria and is filled with enchanting moments, including the wonderful performance by Frederica von Stade of "Vilja Song" from "The Merry Widow." Other highlights include the rousing Strauss "Thunder and Lightning Polka," the delightful voices of The Vienna Boys' Choir, and the entire cast performing the finale, "Champagne Is King" from "Die Fledermaus," topping off an enthralling evening.
Above: Celebrate the musical heritage of Vienna in this lavish music and dance gala concert from the historic Konzerthaus in Vienna, Austria. 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, dancers from the Association of the Vienna State Opera Ballet, the Symphony Orchestra of the Volksoper Vienna and an international cast of top singing stars. (check your local listings atpbs.org/tvschedules)