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Venue: Staatsoper, Vienna

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Address1010 Vienna
Austria
Capacity1709
ContainsGustav Mahler-Saal
Google maps48° 12' 11.945" N 16° 22' 9.119" E
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ViennaAriadne auf Naxos

Strauss R.: Ariadne auf Naxos
Bertrand de Billy; Sven-Eric Bechtolf; Vienna State Opera; Rolf Glittenberg; Marianne Glittenberg; Lise Davidsen; Erin Morley

ViennaLa traviataNew production

Verdi: La traviata
Giacomo Sagripanti; Simon Stone; Vienna State Opera; Robert Cousins; Alice Babidge; Pretty Yende; Frédéric Antoun

ViennaDon Pasquale

Donizetti: Don Pasquale
Evelino Pidò; Irina Brook; Vienna State Opera; Nöelle Ginefri-Corbel; Sylvie Martin-Hyszka; Michele Pertusi; Rosa Feola

ViennaManon

Massenet: Manon
Evelino Pidò; Andrei Serban; Vienna State Opera; Peter Pabst; Louise Alder; Michael Fabiano

ViennaRigoletto

Verdi: Rigoletto
Paolo Carignani; Pierre Audi; Vienna State Opera; Christof Hetzer; Quinn Kelsey; Nina Minasyan

ViennaMadama ButterflyNew production

Puccini: Madama Butterfly
Joana Mallwitz; Anthony Minghella; Vienna State Opera; Michael Levine; Han Feng; Hui He; Roberto Alagna

ViennaParsifalNew production

Wagner: Parsifal
Philippe Jordan; Kirill Serebrennikov; Vienna State Opera; Ludovic Tézier; Wolfgang Koch

ViennaTurandot

Puccini: Turandot
Giampaolo Bisanti; Marco Arturo Marelli; Vienna State Opera; Dagmar Niefind-Marelli; Anna Pirozzi; Fabio Sartori
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Tosca aeterna: Anna Netrebko commands attention in Vienna

Anna Netrebko (Tosca) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
The Russian diva makes her Vienna role debut in Margarethe Wallmann's classic 1958 production. 
****1
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Mahler, live: Martin Schläpfer takes the helm in Vienna

Olga Esina and Marcos Menha in Live © Wiener Staatsballett | Ashley Taylor
Considering the very abrupt transition to dance-on-film that most companies are contending with today, Mahler, live chooses to examine the beginnings of this genre. 
***11
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Double vision in Wiener Staatsoper's Entführung

Christian Nickel (Bassa Selim) and Lisette Oropesa (Konstanze) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Actors double up with singers in Hans Neuenfels' innovative production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail in Vienna. 
*****
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Konwitschny’s controversial Don Carlos a must-see in Vienna

Malin Byström (Elisabeth de Valois) and Jonas Kaufmann (Don Carlos) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
A five-hour operatic marathon as the full, five-act French version of Verdi's epic Don Carlos returns to the Staatsoper after a seven-year hiatus. 
*****
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An engaging revival of Simon Boccanegra at the Wiener Staatsoper

Najmiddin Mavlyanov (Gabriele), Plácido Domingo (Boccanegra) and Hibla Gerzmava (Amelia) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
Tragic love, deceit, retribution... and Plácido Domingo. Despite its darkness, the Wiener Staatsoper's revival of Simon Boccanegra makes for an enjoyable evening. 
****1
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Puccini is Calaf in Wiener Staatsoper's Turandot

Roberto Alagna (Puccini/Calaf) © Wiener Staatsoper | Michael Pöhn
A pleasurable evening of surprises in Marco Arturo Marelli’s Turandot.
****1
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Hero or villain? Don Giovanni at the Wiener Staatsoper

Ludovic Tézier (Don Giovanni) and Andrea Carroll (Zerlina) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
The Don is dark and light, the production somewhere in between, with strong singing and musical direction but stodgy staging. 
****1
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Defiant Domingo's Macbeth wins them over at the Staatsoper

Plácido Domingo (Macbeth) © Michael Pöhn | Wiener Staatsoper GmbH
At 78, Domingo rages against the ravages of time, and – certainly in this production – shows the next generation a thing or two about stagecraft.
***11
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