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Performer: Volksoper Wien

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ViennaCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Anja Bihlmaier; Guy Joosten; Volksoper Wien; Johannes Leiacker; Karin Seydtle; Štěpánka Pučálková; Vincent Schirrmacher

ViennaGräfin Mariza

Kálmán: Gräfin Mariza (Countess Mariza)
Karsten Januschke; Thomas Enzinger; Volksoper Wien; Toto; Caroline Melzer; Juliette Khalil

ViennaLa traviata

Verdi: La traviata
Wolfram-Maria Märtig; Hans Gratzer; Volksoper Wien; Barbara Naujok; Anja-Nina Bahrmann; Rebecca Nelsen

ViennaDas Gespenst von CantervilleNew production

Lange: Das Gespenst von Canterville (The Canterville Ghost)
Gerrit Prießnitz; Philipp M. Krenn; Volksoper Wien; Walter Schütze; Morten Frank Larsen; Martin Winkler

ViennaDie Fledermaus

Strauss II: Die Fledermaus
Alfred Eschwé; Heinz Zednik; Volksoper Wien; Pantelis Dessyllas; Doris Engl; Carsten Süss; Ursula Pfitzner
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Brigadoon charms in Austrian premiere at the Volksoper

Brigadoon © Barbara Palffy | Volksoper Wien
Movement was so effectively utilised in this production, with elements of ballet, modern and Scottish folk melded in true Agnes de Mille fashion.
****1
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Verdi’s family drama: Die Räuber at the Volksoper

Boaz Daniel (Francesco) and Sofia Soloviy (Amalia) © Barbara Pálffy | Volksoper Wien
In the city of Freud there is nothing like a bit of family drama to put one in the mood for a great season of opera!
***11
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The Congress dances in Vienna

Boris Eder (Alexander), Robert Meyer (Metternich, seated) © Barbara Pálffy | Volksoper Wien
In spite of some good singing, the Volksoper's update of Werner Richard Heymann's 1931 movie doesn't quite catch fire.

An uncluttered Figaro at the Volksoper

Günter Haumer (Count Almaviva), David Steffens (Figaro) and Melba Ramos (Countess Almaviva) © Barbara Pálffy | Volksoper Wien
Movable walls, some adorned with Baroque frescoes, partition the stage in ways that remind the viewer of the easy proximity of the masters and servants' quarters in Almaviva's estate.
***11
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Death, Devil and naked facts in the Volksoper's Hoffman

Beate Ritter (Olympia), Mirko Roschkowski (Hoffmann) © Barbara Pálffy | Volksoper Wien
Hoffmann goes Steampunk: Renaud Doucet’s staging for the Volksoper is the exception to the sensible rule that “less is more”.
****1
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