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Composer: Heuberger, Richard (1850-1914)

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Year of birth1850
Year of death1914
NationalityUnknown
PeriodRomantic
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Operetta in Baden bei Wien: Richard Heuberger's Der Opernball in the Sommerarena

Der Opernball
Summer in Austria is about fleeing from the oppressive heat of the city and attending cultural events. Every hamlet where a musician of note spent the night, ate a meal or used the toilet seems to have its own little music festival. Located about 25km outside of Vienna, Baden is the closest escape.
***11
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Schwerfällige leichte Muse

Sieglinde Feldhofer (Hortense) und Ivan Oreščanin (Paul Abier) © Werner Kmetitsch | Oper Graz
Die Neuinszenierung von Richard Heubergers Operette ließ Charme, Ironie und Walzerseligkeit vermissen und konnte, trotz einiger guter Momente, über weite Strecken auch musikalisch nicht gänzlich überzeugen.
**111
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