A Tempo: New Year's Concerts Past and Present
A Tempo this week revisits its 2017 interview with Christoph Wagner-Trenkwitz, Chief Dramaturg of the Vienna State Opera and author of the 2017 book "A Sound Tradition," celebrating the then-175th anniversary of the Philharmonic. The book explores the Philharmonic's history, including its annual New Year's Day Concert. Host Rachel Katz also speaks with Daniel Spalding, Music Director of the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey, about making the difficult decision to postpone its New Year's Concert because of rising Covid cases. Listen Saturday (1/1) at 7 pm.