Theater an der Wien
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Theater An Der Wien

  • Theater an der Wien

    And it is not just any theatre, but the one that Emanuel Schikaneder, the all-round genius, actor, impresario with a flair for organization but above all librettist of The Magic Flute, had built in 1801 in Vienna in keeping with the spirit of Mozart.

    To coincide with the 250th anniversary of Mozart's birth the Theater an der Wien presents itself as a new opera house from January 2006. As a "stagione" opera house with productions all the year round the Theater an der Wien carves a new and independent niche in the realm of high-quality culture in Vienna. For twelve months of the year, with one premiere every month, opera will be performed under the "stagione", or season, system: that means the cast remains unchanged from the first performance to the last one, which guarantees that the very highest international standards are maintained.

    The theatre's modern, accessible approach to music theatre as demonstrated by the works performed, the overall artistic concept Bespielung and the artistes is further underlined by the building itself, its architecture and the vibrancy of its location. The surroundings and materials, the intimate atmosphere and perfect acoustics in the historical theatre prepare the senses to experience beauty. The Theater an der Wien deliberately enters into a symbiotic relationship with its lively surroundings on the Naschmarkt street market and the young cultural scene centred in the Schleifmühl quarter.

    Programm Spring 2016

    Opera: Otello
    Premiere: Friday, 19. February 2016 - 7:00PM
    Dramma per musica in drei Akten (1816)
    Music by Gioachino Rossini
    Libretto by Francesco Maria Berio

    In Italian with German subtitles

    Musikalische Leitung: Antonello Manacorda
    Inszenierung: Damiano Michieletto
    Mit John Osborn, Nino Machaidze u.a.

    Wiener Symphoniker
    Arnold Schoenberg Chor (Ltg. Erwin Ortner)

    Opera: Agrippina
    Friday, 18. March 2016 7:00PM
    March: 18., 20., 22., 29., 31

    Dramma per musica in drei Akten (1709)
    Music by Georg Friedrich Händel
    Libretto by Vincenzo Grimani

    In Italian with German subtitles

    Musikalische Leitung: Thomas Hengelbrock
    Inszenierung: Robert Carsen

    Mit Patricia Bardon, Danielle de Niese u.a.


    OPER: Capriccio

    Premiere: Monday, 18. April 2016 7:00PM
    April: 18., 21., 23., 25., 29

    Coversation for Musick in one act (1942)
    Music by Richard Strauss
    Libretto by Stefan Zweig, Joseph Gregor, Clemens Krauss, Richard Strauss und Hans Swarowsky

    In German language

    Musikalische Leitung: Bertrand de Billy
    Inszenierung: Tatjana Guerbaca

    Mit Maria Bengtsson, Andre Schuen u.a.
    Wiener Symphoniker

    Oper: El Juez

    Premiere: Saturday, 2. July 2016 at 7:00PM
    July: 5.

    Opera in four acts (2014)

    Music by Christian Kolonovits
    Libretto von Angelika Messner

    In Spanish language with German subtitles

    Musikalische Leitung: David Gimenez
    Inszenierung: Emilio Sagi

    Mit José Carreras, Carlo Colombara, Jose Luis Sola, Sabina Puertolas u.a.

    Prices: at Euro 37.-/65.-/89.-/115.-/127.-/159.- and 184.- incl. fees each

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