Closing 2015 with the New York Philharmonic’s “La Vie Parisienne”
To ring in the new year, Susan Graham joins Alan Gilbert and special guests at the New York Philharmonic’s annual New Year’s Eve concert on December 31. “La Vie Parisienne” features Jacques Offenbach’s “Ah! que j’aime les militaires” from The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein and “Ah! quel dîner” from La Périchole. Susan also performs “C’est ça la vie, c’est ça l’amour” from the Moisés Simons operetta Toi c’est moi, as well as Edith Piaf and Louiguy’s “La Vie en rose”.
The evening’s program also includes Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals, featuring narrator Nathan Lane and pianists Inon Barnatan and Makato Ozone. Find tickets here.
“La Vie Parisienne” will be telecast nationally on December 31 by PBS’s Live From Lincoln Center, beginning on New York City’s WNET at 8pm ET. Check your local listings for more information.