Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle is hosting the traditional New Year concert at the Federal Foreign Office this Tuesday (8 January).
This New Year concert is being held for the ninth time in the Weltsaal at the Federal Foreign Office and is being put on in cooperation with the musicians of the Deutsches Symphonie‑Orchester Berlin and the broadcaster Deutsche Welle. Five hundred guests from Germany and abroad have been invited.
The programme this year includes pieces by Richard Wagner, Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Camille Saint‑Saëns and Enrique Crespo. The concert will be recorded by Deutsche Welle and made available for download from the following websites on 15 January: