Invitation to the Waltz

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“Invitation to the Waltz” is an instrumental concert that includes the most famous waltzes and polkas from the international repertoire, performed by the Orchestra of the Theatre of Operetta and Musical “Ion Dacian”. The concert is an invitation to enter the charming world of waltz and polka, in the company some of the best-known composers of the genre: Johann Strauss-son, Johann Strauss-father, Josef Strauss, Iosif Ivanovici, Jacques Offenbach and Johannes Brahms.

Of these, Johann Strauss-son is considered the father of the Viennese waltz, on which enriched him considerably and made him famous, through the more than 500 waltzes, polkas and quadrilles composed, which he promoted with the help of his own orchestra. The concert also includes a selection of Polkas known from the international repertoire, such as “Tritsch Tratsch Polka”, “Pizzicato Polca” or polka “Ohne Sorgen.”

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Premiere date: December 20th, 2007

Johann Strauss-son
The overture of the operetta “Bat”
Viennese Blood Waltz
Polka “Ohne Sorgen”
Southern Roses Waltz
Pinched Polka
Waltz “Stories from the Viennese Forest”
The Blue Danube Waltz
The Imperial Waltz
Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
Josef Strauss
Annen Polka

Iosif Ivanovici
The Danube Waltz
Jacques Offenbach
Barcarola from the opera “Hoffman’s Tales”
Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance no.5
Johann Strauss-father
Radetzky’s march