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Samuel Youn (Hagen) and Martin Winkler (Alberich) © Herwig Prammer
Vienna

Hagen: Part 1 of a “Second Generation” Ring at the Theater an der Wien

By , 17 December 2017
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Marcel Beekman (Mime) and Daniel Brenna (Siegfried) © Herwig Prammer
Vienna

Constantin Trinks’ cut and paste Siegfried is far from idyllic at the Theater an der Wien

By , 09 December 2017
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Bo Skovhus (Claudius) and Andrè Schuen (Hamlet) © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

“Es gibt keinen Ausweg”: a dark, clever Hamlet at Theater an der Wien

By , 18 September 2016
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Anne Sofie von Otter, John Tomlinson, Christine Rice, Amanda Echalaz & David Adam Moore © Monika Rittershaus | Salzburger Festspiele
Salzburg

The Exterminating Angel: A Salzburg world première in a surreal atmosphere

By , 28 July 2016
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Cornelius Meister © Marco Borggreve
Vienna

Dvořák’s Spectre's Bride proves an eerily good time at the Konzerthaus

By , 03 June 2016
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Cornelius Meister © Marco Borggreve
Vienna

Shock of the new: Cornelius Meister and the Vienna RSO on new days, new seasons, new compositions

By , 09 April 2016
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Vladimir Fedoseyev © Anja Köhler
Vienna

A devilishly good time: The RSO and Fedeyosev blaze through Schnittke and Shostakovich at the Musikverein

By , 27 January 2016
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Gieorgij Puchalski (John) and Agneta Eichenholz (Ellen) © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

Forceful Peter Grimes a must-see at Theater an der Wien

By , 14 December 2015
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Bo Skovhus (Cortez) and cast © Salzburger Festspiele | Monika Rittershaus
Salzburg

Rihm's Conquest of Mexico: glorious philosophy in music at the Salzburg Festival

By , 26 July 2015
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Angelika Kirchschlager (Suzanne) © Herwig Prammer
Vienna

A tangled knot: Milhaud’s La mère coupable at Theater an der Wien

By , 12 May 2015
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Plácido Domingo (Francesco Foscari), Roberto Tagliavini (Jacopo Loredano), Arnold Schoenberg Chor © Herwig Prammer
Vienna

Domingo makes Verdi's I due Foscari a must-see at Theater an der Wien

By , 18 January 2014
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Anna Prohaska (Anne Trulove), Bo Skovhus (Nick Shadow), Toby Spence (Tom Rakewell) & Manfred Hemm (T ©  Herwig Prammer
Vienna

A very progressive Rake at the Theater an der Wien

By , 24 September 2013
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Dmitry Belosselsky (Attila) and George Petean (Ezio)  ©  Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

These are not your father's Huns: Konwitschny's bold new Attila at Theater an der Wien

By , 10 July 2013
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ORF RSO Wien  ©  ORF/Thomas Ramstorfer
Vienna

Joyful dissonance from Anthony Marwood and David Robertson with the RSO Wien

By , 10 June 2013
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Marina Prudenskaya  ©  Matthias Baus
Vienna

Philipp Stölzl's Il Trovatore has successful Wiener Festwochen test-run before travelling to Berlin

By , 03 June 2013
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Arnold Schoenberg Chor  ©  Brinkhoff/Mögenburg
Vienna

Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict at the Theater an der Wien

By , 24 April 2013
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Cornelius Meister  ©  Rosa Frank
Vienna

Cornelius Meister's Sibelius at the Vienna Musikverein doesn't quite take flight

By , 01 March 2013
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Vienna

Meister, Mozart and Martinů with the RSO Wien

By , 12 December 2012
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Gianni Schicchi  ©  Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Il trittico scores a hat-trick at the Theater an der Wien

By , 18 October 2012
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©  Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

Rarely produced Rossini at the Theater an der Wien

By , 17 August 2012
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Vienna

Weinberger's Wallenstein in first Viennese performance since 1937

By , 15 June 2012
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Irina Lungu and Claire Egan (right)  ©  Ruth Walz
Vienna

Wiener Festwochen's new Traviata: The wood and the trees

By , 27 May 2012
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Elisabeth Leonskaja  ©  F.Mouries
Vienna

RSO Wien ends season with Elisabeth Leonskaja

By , 27 April 2012
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Cornelius Meister  ©  Rosa Frank
Vienna

Brahms rarities with the RSO Wien and Wiener Singakademie

By , 29 March 2012
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Hilary Hahn,  ©  Peter Miller
Vienna

Hilary Hahn excels in rare Schoenberg programme

By , 17 February 2012
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Olga Mykytenko (Iolanta), Saimir Pirgu (Godefroy de Vaudémont), Ensemble & Arnold Schoenberg Chor, © Armin Bardel
Vienna

Iolanta and Francesca da Rimini strongly sung in Vienna

By , 29 January 2012
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Anu Tali,  ©  Kadri Tali
Vienna

Elgar and Estonia rub shoulders in Vienna

By , 26 January 2012
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Ladislav Elgr (Bes), Otto Katzameier (Gogol) & Sebastian Schaffer (Nikolka),  ©  Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Lera Auerbach's Gogol: a world premiere at the Theater an der Wien

By , 15 November 2011
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©  Ruth Walz
Vienna

Luc Bondy's dark Festwochen Rigoletto in Vienna

By , 29 May 2011
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©  Armin Bardel
Vienna

The Theater an der Wien’s subtle Dialogues des Carmélites

By , 21 April 2011
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Karnéus (Claire Zachanassian), Hinterhauser (Panther), Hausmann (Gatte VII), Milhofer (Boby, Butler) © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Viel Aufwand, Witz und Liebe zum Detail: Keith Warners Alte Dame besucht das Theater an der Wien

By , 20 March 2018
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Marlis Petersen (Maria Stuarda) © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

Stolz und Holz: Maria Stuarda am Theater an der Wien

By , 23 January 2018
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Andrew Owens (Mads), Maria Bengtsson (Solveig), Mia Jochum (Klein Helga) und Arnold Schoenberg Chor © Werner Kmetitsch | Theater an der Wien
Vienna

Peer Gynt im Theater an der Wien: Peter Konwitschny und die Konsumtrolle

By , 22 February 2017
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Cornelius Meister © Marco Borggreve
Vienna

Ein klägliches Lied: Ernst Krenek und Gustav Mahler im Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 02 December 2016
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El Juez © Herwig Prammer
Vienna

Erschreckender Stoff in gefälliger Musik: El Juez am Theater an der Wien

By , 02 July 2016
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ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien © Thomas Ramstorfer
Vienna

Astrophysikalischer Impressionismus: Tondichtungen und Doppelsterne im Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 12 May 2016
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Andrey Boreyko © Richard de Stoutz
Vienna

Wiener Moderne und neurussischer Geist: das RSO Wien unter Andrey Boreyko im Wiener Konzerthaus

By , 14 April 2016
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ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien © Thomas Ramstorfer | ORF
Vienna

Österreichs kompositorische Überväter: Friedrich Cerha zum 90. Geburtstag

By , 03 March 2016
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Cornelius Meister © Marco Borggreve
Vienna

Ein schwieriges Verhältnis: Ein Uraufführungsabend mit dem RSO Wien unter Cornelius Meister

By , 09 November 2015
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ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester © Thomas Ramstorfer | ORF
Vienna

Irisierend bis irritierend: Pierre Boulez' Pli selon pli beim Eröffnungskonzert von Wien Modern

By , 05 November 2015
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Angela Denoke (Königin der Erdgeister) © Herwig Prammer | Theater an der Wien
Vienna

Erdgeister und menschliche Abgründe: Hans Heiling im Theater an der Wien

By , 13 September 2015
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Nicolas Testé (Nourabad), Diana Damrau (Leila), Dmitry Korchak (Nadir) & der Arnold Schoenberg Chor © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

Perlenfischer - The Challenge im Theater an der Wien

By , 28 November 2014
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Nikolay Efremov (Fürst Kurljatew) und Asmik Grigorian (Nastasja) © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna

Eine bezaubernde Tschaikowski-Rarität zur Saisoneröffnung: Charodeyka im Theater an der Wien

By , 19 September 2014
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Marlis Petersen (Violetta Valéry), Arturo Chacón Cruz (Alfredo Germont), Arnold Schoenberg Chor © Werner Kmetitsch
Vienna

La traviata im Theater an der Wien - ein Triumph für Marlis Petersen und Peter Konwitschny

By , 11 July 2014
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