Volksoper Vienna – Schedule, Program & Tickets

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Fr 18:30
Das Gespenst von Canterville

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Sir Simon is tired after centuries of haunting and would prefer to retire. New castle dwellers, a realtor and his three children, feed; the snotty twins Leon and Noel play all sorts of tricks on the ghost. Only the eldest daughter, Virginia, has a heart for the house spirit who is condemned to spook by a curse ... But can she save Sir Simon?
Even over one hundred years after its first performance in 1915, this parade of hits from the Silver Age of operetta still has great appeal. Director and libretto editor Peter Lund grants a new lease of life to the bittersweet love story set on the brink of the First World War...
With the "Magic Flute" Mozart created a piece of world theater. No other work in opera literature is that simple and complex at the same time. The work, which premiered on 30 September 1791 at the Theater auf der Wieden under the direction of the composer, combines magic, singspiel and grand opera to create the most enigmatic yet immediately touching piece of art ever written.
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Nowhere else is "Die Fledermaus" as at home as at the Vienna Volksoper. First performed in Vienna in 1874, Johann Strauss' masterpiece is regarded as the highlight of the golden operetta era.
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Even over one hundred years after its first performance in 1915, this parade of hits from the Silver Age of operetta still has great appeal. Director and libretto editor Peter Lund grants a new lease of life to the bittersweet love story set on the brink of the First World War...
Musical by Mitch Leigh
In German language
Sir Simon is tired after centuries of haunting and would prefer to retire. New castle dwellers, a realtor and his three children, feed; the snotty twins Leon and Noel play all sorts of tricks on the ghost. Only the eldest daughter, Virginia, has a heart for the house spirit who is condemned to spook by a curse ... But can she save Sir Simon?
Actually, Prince Fridolin XXIV is a normal regent: spoiled, pleasure-seeking and lavish. But the good spirit Robin has set his mind on bringing Fridolin on the path of virtue for the benefit of his country Krokodyne. Unexpectedly, he gets help from the witch calabash who wants to overthrow the prince.
Musical by Mitch Leigh
In German language
With the "Magic Flute" Mozart created a piece of world theater. No other work in opera literature is that simple and complex at the same time. The work, which premiered on 30 September 1791 at the Theater auf der Wieden under the direction of the composer, combines magic, singspiel and grand opera to create the most enigmatic yet immediately touching piece of art ever written.
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Sir Simon is tired after centuries of haunting and would prefer to retire. New castle dwellers, a realtor and his three children, feed; the snotty twins Leon and Noel play all sorts of tricks on the ghost. Only the eldest daughter, Virginia, has a heart for the house spirit who is condemned to spook by a curse ... But can she save Sir Simon?
Actually, Prince Fridolin XXIV is a normal regent: spoiled, pleasure-seeking and lavish. But the good spirit Robin has set his mind on bringing Fridolin on the path of virtue for the benefit of his country Krokodyne. Unexpectedly, he gets help from the witch calabash who wants to overthrow the prince.
With the "Magic Flute" Mozart created a piece of world theater. No other work in opera literature is that simple and complex at the same time. The work, which premiered on 30 September 1791 at the Theater auf der Wieden under the direction of the composer, combines magic, singspiel and grand opera to create the most enigmatic yet immediately touching piece of art ever written.
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Even over one hundred years after its first performance in 1915, this parade of hits from the Silver Age of operetta still has great appeal. Director and libretto editor Peter Lund grants a new lease of life to the bittersweet love story set on the brink of the First World War...
Sir Simon is tired after centuries of haunting and would prefer to retire. New castle dwellers, a realtor and his three children, feed; the snotty twins Leon and Noel play all sorts of tricks on the ghost. Only the eldest daughter, Virginia, has a heart for the house spirit who is condemned to spook by a curse ... But can she save Sir Simon?