Experience the magic of Vienna in its heyday with classic pieces of the era played by Emma Johnson and Friends, highlighted by the stories behind the music and photos and paintings of the time.

Vienna in the 19th century was an extraordinary city, a hotbed of musical creativity which nurtured Beethoven, Brahms, Strauss and Schubert. But germinating under the apparently harmless mania for wine, women and song were the seeds of social discontent that would trigger the First World War.

"Such an enjoyment of music making with technically superb, charismatic playing......Emma Johnson's Strauss arrangements are as frothy as a glass of bubbly!" Gramophone Magazine

"I heard nothing but praise from the audience for your performance and selection of music..." Gemma Okell, director Blackheath Concert Halls

Click below to hear the group play Perpetuum Mobile by Johann Strauss II:
 The concert includes music by Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms and Lehar, as well as the Strauss family: Radetzky March, Champagne Polka, Fruhlingsstimmen Walzer, Kaiser Walzer, The Blue Danube, Perpetuum Mobile....