At the beginning he is describing a clip from Faust that is not included in this film. He's saying Stellario Fagone when he announces the pianist. He sings "Torna a Surriento" and "Dein ist mein ganzes Herz" as a short new year's eve concert. Then he opens a bottle of champagne, does a little countdown and toasts the new year 2013 with Bettina von Schimmelmann. At the end he describes a clip from Carmen that is also not included.