2019-01-16 – 15:00 h

The WDR Funkhausorchester conducted by Frank Strobel will perform this weekend in Cologne and Wuppertal (Germany), two concerts dedicated to movies and musicals entitled ‘New York – New Year’. The events will be presented and moderated by comedian and musicologist Martin Zingsheim, and the Saturday 19th concert will be live-streamed on the Internet.


The program will be the following:



  • John Kander – “New York, New York” from NEW YORK, NEW YORK
  • Nino Rota – “The Immigrant” from THE GODFATHER part 2
  • Michael Giacchino – Suite from RATATOUILLE
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson – “Domestic Pressures” from THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING *
  • John Williams – “Escapades” from CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (complete or just the 2 first pieces)
  • Bill Conti – “Gonna Fly Now” from ROCKY



  • George Gershwin – Overture from STRIKE UP THE BAND/ MANHATTAN
  • George Gershwin – “He Loves, She Loves” from MANHATTAN (& FUNNY FACE)
  • Alan Menken – Orchestral Suite from THE LITTLE MERMAID
  • John Williams – Themes from JURASSIC PARK
  • John Barry – Love theme from THE SCARLET LETTER
  • John Williams – “Adventures on Earth” from E.T. THE EXTRA TERRESTRIAL


When: Saturday 19th of January 2019 at 20h

Where: WDR Funkhaus Köln (Cologne, Germany)

Tickets: [SOLD OUT] 11-27 € – https://shop.derticketservice.de/wdr-orchester-und-chorkonzerte/details/?evId=1804282

Facebook Event (Jan 19): https://www.facebook.com/events/306745360114388/


When: Sunday 20th of January 2019 at 20h

Where: Historische Stadthalle Wuppertal GmbH (Wuppertal, Germany)

Tickets: 17-32 € – https://www.wuppertal-live.de/?262846

Facebook Event (Jan 20): https://www.facebook.com/events/2131322827141619/


More information: https://www1.wdr.de/orchester-und-chor/funkhausorchester/konzerte/new-york-new-year-128.pdf