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Performer: Erwin Ortner

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PöllauAve Maria

© Werner Kmetitsch
Palestrina, Pärt, Penderecki, Bruckner, des Prez, Mendelssohn
Erwin Ortner; Arnold Schoenberg Choir

ViennaLa vestaleNew production

Spontini: La vestale
Bertrand de Billy; Johannes Erath; Theater an der Wien; Katrin Connan; Jorge Jara; Michael Spyres; Sébastien Guèze

ViennaFidelioNew production

Beethoven: Fidelio
Manfred Honeck; Christoph Waltz; Theater an der Wien; Frank Barkow; Judith Holste; Nicole Chevalier; Joseph Kaiser

ViennaRusalkaNew production

Dvořák: Rusalka
David Afkham; Amélie Niermeyer; Theater an der Wien; Christian Schmidt; Kirsten Dephoff; Maria Bengtsson; Ladislav Elgr

ViennaLa clemenza di TitoNew production

Mozart: La clemenza di Tito
Stefan Gottfried; Sam Brown; Theater an der Wien; Alex Lowde; Joseph Kaiser; Nicole Chevalier
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Make feminism, not love: The Maid of Orleans at TAW

Lena Belkina (Johanna) © Werner Kmetitsch
It is all very easy on the eyes, although pondering what it is all supposed to mean is a recipe for a migraine.
***11
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All the world’s a stage: The Fairy Queen in Vienna

Anna Prohaska © Monika Rittershaus
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.
****1
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A dark, clever Hamlet at Theater an der Wien

Bo Skovhus (Claudius) and Andrè Schuen (Hamlet) © Monika Rittershaus
Anno Schreier's successful new opera Hamlet is the first of a series of three Shakespeare-inspired offerings from Theater an der Wien this season. 
****1
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Peter Grimes a must-see in Vienna

Gieorgij Puchalski (John) and Agneta Eichenholz (Ellen) © Monika Rittershaus
Though certainly not the most heartwarming of tales this Christmas season, this is a production one shouldn’t miss.
****1
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James MacMillan conducts Britten, Vaughan Williams and his own music at Grafenegg

The position of Composer in Residence at the Grafenegg festival may as well be called Composer-Conductor in Residence, as the appointments of Tan Dun, HK Gruber, and now James MacMillan have established a tradition whereby the lucky candidates are not only required to be intimately involved with the programming and preparation of their music, but also to stand in front of an orchestra and lead the
****1
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