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Venue: Theater an der Wien, Vienna

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AddressLinke Wienzeile 6
1060 Vienna
Austria
Google maps48° 11' 57.852" N 16° 21' 51.316" E
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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; Eric Cutler

ViennaIvor Bolton / Beethoven

Beethoven
Vienna Symphony Orchestra; Ivor Bolton

ViennaLa finta giardiniera (konzertant)

Mozart: La finta giardiniera
William Christie; Theater an der Wien; Deborah Cachet; Mariasole Mainini; Moritz Kallenberg; Rory Carver

ViennaSemele (konzertant)

Handel: Semele
Claudio Osele; Theater an der Wien; Arianna Vendittelli; Sonia Prina; Roberta Invernizzi; Le Musiche Nove

ViennaHalkaNew production

Moniuszko: Halka
Łukasz Borowicz; Mariusz Treliński; Theater an der Wien; Boris Kudlička; Dorota Roqueplo; Piotr Beczała; Corinne Winters

ViennaRodrigo (konzertant)

Handel: Rodrigo
Thibault Noally; Theater an der Wien; Vivica Genaux; Emőke Baráth; Julia Lezhneva; Emiliano Gonzalez Toro

ViennaSalomeNew production

Strauss R.: Salome
Leo Hussain; Nikolaus Habjan; Theater an der Wien; Julius Semmelmann; Cedric Mpaka; Marlis Petersen; Michaela Schuster
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A Clemenza to pardon at Theater an der Wien

Nicole Chevalier (Vitellia) © Werner Kmetitsch
Sam Brown's sparse production leaves nothing to focus on but the individual protagonists on stage. 
***11
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Physiology, puppetry and pharmaceuticals at Theater an der Wien

Vincent Wolfsteiner (Hüon), Annette Dasch (Rezia) and Sebastian Mock (Puck) © Werner Kmetitsch
Director Nikolaus Habjan took Oberon’s inherent miscellany and ran with it, straight into a retro-futurism aesthetic.
****1
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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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A psychological drama: Weber's Euryanthe in Vienna

Jacquelyn Wagner (Euryanthe) and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir © Monika Rittershaus
Vienna's Theater an der Wien stage a seldom performed opera by Carl Maria von Weber with an excellent cast, orchestra, and chorus.  
****1
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Strongly cast Guillaume Tell hits its mark at Theater an der Wien

Christoph Pohl (Guillaume Tell) and Anita Rosati (Jemmy) © Moritz Schell
Osborn absolutely lives the part; he negotiated formidable heights, intricate passage work and the sheer volume of notes with style and clarity as well as colour and nuance. 
****1
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Magical musicianship, but drab direction

Mirella Hagen (Morgana) and Rainer Trost (Oronte) © Herwig Prammer
Marlis Petersen's Alcina bloomed for a knockout “Ah! mio cor!” just in time for intermission.
***11
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Hagen: Part 1 of a “Second Generation” Ring at the Theater an der Wien

Samuel Youn (Hagen) and Martin Winkler (Alberich) © Herwig Prammer
Hagen, the first chapter in the Theater an der Wien's reimagining of The Ring, features music from Das Rhinegold and Götterdämmerung woven seamlessly together, telling the story from the perspective of Hagen, son of Nibelung dwarf, Alberich.
***11
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Trinks’ cut and paste Siegfried far from idyllic

Marcel Beekman (Mime) and Daniel Brenna (Siegfried) © Herwig Prammer
Tatjana Gürbaca’s whole scale tampering with Wagner’s Siegfried had so many flashbacks and flashforwards there should have been a warning for photosensitive members of the audience.  
**111
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