Vienna’s virtual New Year’s Concert survives lockdown restrictions to bring classical music lovers some joy

//Vienna’s virtual New Year’s Concert survives lockdown restrictions to bring classical music lovers some joy

Vienna’s virtual New Year’s Concert survives lockdown restrictions to bring classical music lovers some joy

While a virus-laden silence has descended over what is normally a busy period of concerts and balls in the Austrian capital, Vienna, the city’s New Year Concert on New Year’s Day provides a saving grace – even if they are playing to an empty hall.Vienna’s concert halls were among the first in Europe to reopen in June, in the wake of the first-wave lockdown, as the city tried to preserve its reputation as one of the world’s pre-eminent centres of classical music.But as the virus took hold again…

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