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Vienna State Opera

Diverse program of the Vienna State Opera

The repertoire of the Vienna State Opera ranges from the Baroque to the 20th century, with a focus on the 19th century. There are 7 premieres in the 2014/15 season:

"Idomeneo" by W.A. Mozart (with Michael Schade, October 2014), "Khovanshchina" by Modest Mussorgski (with Elisabeth Kulman, November 2014), "Rigoletto" by Giuseppe Verdi (with Simon Keenlyside, December 2014), "Elektra" by Richard Strauss (with Nina Stemme, March 2015), "Don Pasquale" by Gaetano Donizetti (with Juan Diego Flórez, April 2015), "The Tempest" by Thomas Adés (with Adrian Eröd, June 2015), "Undine" by Albert Lortzing (version for children, April 2015).

The repertoire includes "Anna Bolena" by Gaetano Donizetti (with Anna Netrebko), "La Bohéme" by Giacomo Puccini (with Dmytro Popov), "La Juive" by Jaques P. Halévy (with Neil Shicoff), "Nabucco" by G. Verdi (with Plácido Domingo), "Werther" by Jules Massenet (with Angela Gheorghiu), “Der Ring des Nibelungen" (Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung).

Opera live on the Square

In April, May, June and September, around 150 opera and ballet performances will be screened live on Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz in front of the opera building on a 50 m² screen - it's classical enjoyment for free!

Livestreaming from the Vienna State Opera

Selected opera and ballet performances are streamed live during the respective primetime by means of the latest technology.

What's more, you can take a tour to catch a glimpse of what goes on backstage at the magnificent opera house.

Discover Vienna's Ringstrasse - on a virtual walk ...

Vienna State Opera (Wiener Staatsoper)

Opernring 2, 1010 Wien
  • Accessibility

    • Side entrance
      • 2 Steps (Swinging doors 87 cm wide )
        Side entrance on right under the arcades on Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz. From side entrance, access to elevator via inclined elevator (stairlift) in lobby.
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • Parking spaces for people with disabilities
        Operngasse, Opernring intersection
    • Elevator available
      • 95 cm wide and 140 cm low , Door 80 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • 22 Wheelchair spaces available (4 in the stalls/orchestra, 18 seats in the gallery as needed)
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      Tours in ten languages, prior notification for wheelchair users necessary (Tel. +43 1 514 44–2606). Language display.

    • Comments

      Portable ramps available for steps inside building.
      To reserve wheelchair and companion seats for performances, tel. +43 1 514 44-2653 (Mo-Fri, 9.00 am – 4.00 pm)

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