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Is there anything more fitting for New Year’s Eve than Johann Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus? The champagne-infused lulu of an operetta is one of the most popular works around this time of year and is an annual tradition for many an opera house. Above, soprano June Anderson sings the work’s famous Czardas at the Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve gala from 1990, under the baton of Zarin Mehta.