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St Matthew Passion at the Konzerthaus

St Matthew Passion at the Konzerthaus

A Lenten lament: St Matthew Pas­sion at the Konz­erthaus Bach is music for the soul, and when excel­lent musi­cians are per­form­ing it, it can­not fail to be beau­ti­ful. Thanks to the con­sid­er­able strengths of the many involved, there is real­ly no bet­ter way to spend a week­end

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Staged Messiah at Theater an der Wien

Staged Messiah at Theater an der Wien

Blur­ring lines between speech, dance, and musi­cal forms; a staged Mes­si­ah at The­ater an der Wien The Step­ford wife, the doubt­ing priest, the guilt-rid­­den adul­ter­ess, the fam­i­ly black sheep and the out­st­ed, sui­ci­dal CEO:  sta­ples in tele­vi­sion dra­mas but sur­pris­ing finds in Han­del ora­to­rio. READ MORE

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Harnoncourt offers a richly varied Le nozze di Figaro in Vienna

Harnoncourt offers a richly varied Le nozze di Figaro in Vienna

Harnon­court offers a rich­ly var­ied Le nozze di Figaro in Vien­na It often takes time to adjust to Niko­laus Harnoncourt’s tem­pi, but this con­cert per­for­mance of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro enabled the audi­ence to dis­cov­er new colours in a well known score.  READ MORE  

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Domingo makes Verdi's I due Foscari a must-see at TAW

Domingo makes Verdi's I due Foscari a must-see at TAW

Domin­go makes Verdi’s I due Fos­cari a must-see at The­ater an der Wien If you are going to see Verdi’s I due Fos­cari, this pro­duc­tion is like­ly the way to do it. Although this pro­duc­tion is by no means unflawed, there are sev­er­al rea­sons that it is a must-see for opera

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The airport as limbo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at TAW

The airport as limbo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at TAW

The air­port as lim­bo: Schubert’s Lazarus and more at The­ater an der Wien Schubert’s unfin­ished ora­to­rio Lazarus joined with oth­er inter­est­ing works by both Schu­bert and Charles Ives in a staged per­for­mance at the The­ater an der Wien, direct­ed by Claus Guth. Strong­ly cast, the musi­cal jux­ta­po­si­tion works bet­ter than the ora­to­rio

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Blood, mud, Mozart: Michieletto's Idomeneo at TAW

Blood, mud, Mozart: Michieletto's Idomeneo at TAW

Blood, mud, Mozart: Michieletto’s Idome­neo at The­ater an der Wien Come for the singing, enjoy the music and bring your sun­glass­es: this psy­cho­log­i­cal­ly charged Idome­neo at the The­ater an der Wien is not to be missed. Read full review…

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A Harlot's Progress debut at Theater an der Wien

A Harlot's Progress debut at Theater an der Wien

Iain Bell’s A Harlot’s Progress enjoys a strong debut at The­ater an der Wien British com­pos­er Iain Bell’s new opera A Harlot’s Progress enjoyed a very suc­cess­ful world pre­mière at the The­ater an der Wien this month. The opera, based on a series of paint­ings by William Hog­a­rth (who also paint­ed A

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