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The Vienna State Opera's subscription service offers 45 live broadcasts a year for a monthly fee. The intention is to foster in your home a sense of the live occasion, as distinct from the mere provision of a video library.
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Hérold: La Fille mal gardée
Vienna State Ballet; Simon Hewett
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Philippe Jordan
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore
Pavel Baleff; Otto Schenk; Vienna State Opera; Jürgen Rose; Aida Garifullina; Jinxu Xiahou; Pietro Spagnoli
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Vienna stages an all-star new production of Verdi's classic, with sublime singing in Daniele Abbado's Spanish Civil War setting.
In spite of some good singing, the Volksoper's update of Werner Richard Heymann's 1931 movie doesn't quite catch fire.
At the Theater an der Wien, director Mariame Clément and novelist Lucy Wadham have crafted innovative material that brings the old-fashioned lyrics to life in a coherent and contemporary dramatic setting.
Die tote Stadt at the Vienna State Opera features strong playing and singing but little drama.
To those unfamiliar with Victor Ullman’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis, oder Die Tod-Verweigerung, the story of the work’s inception is almost as gripping as the libretto itself.