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First photos of the world premiere of The Last Conspiracy

We are eagerly awaiting the world premiere of The Last Conspiracy by Moritz Eggert, directed by Lotte de Beer. We already have the first photos of the production!

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14. March 2023

A quick interview with composer Moritz Eggert

Hardly anyone is more suited to writing a contemporary operetta than Moritz Eggert. On the occasion of the world premiere of Die letzte Verschwörung (The Last Conspiracy), we asked him for a quick interview!

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21. February 2023

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A dance feast in three acts: The press on the premiere of Promethean Fire

The press on the premiere of „Promethean Fire“: „A dance feast in three acts: between hope and despair, classical and modern with music from Bach to Ligeti. “ (ORF 2)

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14. February 2023

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Promethean Fire: The Vienna State Ballet is showing a new production!

With the premiere of Promethean Fire at the Volksoper, the Vienna State Ballet presents two outstanding artists of American modern dance for the first time: Paul Taylor and Mark Morris. Ballet Director Martin Schläpfer responds with two miniatures: subtle movement studies that glow in delicate colours.

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9. February 2023

Orpheus in the Underworld

Dreary marriages, screwed-up gods and a party-addicted underworld. Orpheus in the Underworld celebrates its premiere on 21 January 2023.

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18. January 2023

Julian Rachlin conducts Le nozze di Figaro

Marco Arturo Marelli's production of Mozart and Da Ponte's Le nozze di Figaro finally returns to the repertoire, for the first time in Italian language. Mozart's masterpiece will be conducted by none other than Julian Rachlin.

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18. January 2023

Vouchers for Volksoper performances

Volksoper Wien vouchers are the ideal gift! The recipient can attend performances of our repertoire according to their own wishes!

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24. November 2022

New production with an outstanding cast: La bohème

For the new production of La bohème, the Volksoper Wien presents Harry Kupfer's long legendary production, which he staged at our house in 1984 and which was praised above all for its phenomenal direction of the characters. To bring this to life requires an outstanding ensemble, and this is certainly available in the new production.

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14. October 2022

Volksoper with new façade and energy-saving LED exterior lighting

For the start of Lotte de Beers first season as artistic director, the Volksoper presents itself with a renewed façade in the colour pink cyclam 5 and, since 1 September, also with new energy-saving LED exterior lighting.

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2. September 2022

Our opening weekend

The first weekend in September is all about new beginnings. You can experience the magic of this new beginning in a varied and concentrated way on our opening weekend with a premiere, a revival, a late-night concert and an all-cardboard operetta concert.

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23. August 2022

Season opening: Premiere "Die Dubarry"

Season opening with new Artistic Director Lotte de Beer – Annette Dasch and Harald Schmidt kick-off rehearsals

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30. June 2022

The Season 2022/23

New artists, new works , but also the beloved and familiar: In her first season at the Volksoper Wien, Lotte de Beer is building bridges between the known and the unknown, tradition and renewal, nostalgia and utopia.

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20. April 2022

Lotte de Beer to become new artistic director

The Dutch opera director Lotte de Beer, Artistic Director of the Dutch ensemble Operafront, is to become the new Director of Volksoper Wien from 1 September 2022.

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11. December 2020

Omer Meir Wellber to become new musical director

As of the start of Lotte de Beer’s period as Director, Omer Meir Wellber is to be Music Director at Volksoper Wien from 1 September 2022. In addition to directing new productions and repertoire performances, for five seasons he will be chiefly responsible for the musical life of the Volksoper and for the development of the ensemble, the orchestra and the chorus. From as early as spring 2021 he will be involved in the preparations for the new directorship.

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9. December 2020