Vienna State Opera
Today, the Vienna State Opera is considered one of the most important opera houses in the world; in particular, it is the house with the largest repertoire. It has been under the direction of Dominique Meyer, along with musical director Franz Welser-Möst, since September 1, 2010.
Viennaconcerts.com offers you tickets for the Vienna State Opera months in advance. Despite the extremely high demand, customers of Viennaconcerts.com can always be sure to have the tickets they want and the best possible service.
The Viennese Opera House is without a doubt one of the leading opera houses of the world and has been through a lot during its “life”. Certainly, lots of the big opera stars have played here. The history has a tragic beginning as the construction of monumental building of the “Ringstraße’” became a calamity for its two architects.
Due to deep foundation, the building resembled a “sunken crate”. Such criticisms finally made Eduard van der Nüll commit suicide and two months after August von Siccardsburge died of a heart attack. Unfortunately they did not live to see the big opening with “Don Giovanni” in 1869. The imposing building is characterized through its “Renaissance elbow style”.
A central tract with a huge loggia leading to the “Ringstraße”, a transversing set of wings, a domed roof over the stairs, an auditorium and a stage. After the war the Opera House was rebuilt with many additions and reopened to “Fidelio”. The new auditorium accommodates 2,200 seats and standing places. Significant details of the building are the loggia, with its allegories in the arcades, the wall paintings, and the imposing staircase with the statues of the seven Free arts, made out of marble. The Schwind Foyer, the Gobelin Hall and the Marble Hall among other things make the Opera House very unique. In addition, the stage area covers a gigantic 1.500 m².
Concerts in Vienna
Vienna Mozart Orchestra
playing concerts in Vienna's famous Concert halls, like State Opera, Musikverein, Golden Hall, Hofburg and KonzerthausInfo/Program/Schedule
Vienna Royal Orchestra
a magnificent musical kaleidoscope of world-famous waltzes, polkas and marchesInfo/Program/Schedule
Vienna Walzer Orchestra
performing Strauss concerts in the Figaro hall of Palffy Palace in the heart of ViennaInfo/Program/Schedule
Concerts in the Mozart House
take place in the oldest concert hall in Vienna where Mozart used to work and playInfo/Program/Schedule
Vienna Hofburg Orchestra
offers its guests an unforgettable Viennese evening in the wonderfull ambience of the Viennese imperial palace.Info/Program/Schedule
Vienna Residence Orchestra
playing concerts of Mozart and Strauss in the beautiful hall of Auersperg Palace in ViennaInfo/Program/Schedule
Salonorchester Alt Wien
performs Strauss concerts in Viennas Kursalon, one of the most beautiful and historical concert venues in ViennaInfo/Program/Schedule