Whether you're hosting a party or nursing a hang-over ring in the new year with a live concert airing on PBS' Great Performances, Tuesday, January 1st at 2:30 p.m. ET (check local listings) with an encore performance that evening at 8 p.m.
Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews returns for the fourth time to host the festive annual New Year's celebration with the Vienna Philharmonic, under the direction of Franz Welser-Möst from Vienna's Musikverein. This is Welser-Möst's second time at the podium of this much cherished event; the last was 2011.
From Vienna: The New Year's Celebration 2013, featuring the infectious melodies of the Strauss Family and contemporaries, will air live on Great Performances, Tuesday, January 1 at 2:30 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings) with an encore performance that evening at 8 p.m.
Sandi Berg is also a freelance journalist and writes about television for several magazines including Written By (Writer's Guild of America), Life After 50 and Whole Life Times Magazine.