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Galakonzert Freunde der Wiener Staatsoper, Foto:

Gala Concert, celebrating 45 years of the Friends of the Wiener Staatsoper
A festival of music, with eminent guests from the international opera scene

The Friends of the Wiener Staatsoper celebrate their 45th anniversary in the company of major international figures from the world of opera.

The Friends is a community formed from the ranks of the opera-going public. They arrange discussions with notable artists on opera matters , and they organise series of events such as “Salon Opéra” and “Musical meets Opera”. However, the Friends’ “core repertoire” consists of arranging operatic tours around the globe.

Programme:
Selected arias and duets with piano accompaniment — and much more besides

Tickets: Band A €90/ B €60/ C €40; box seats: € 150

Tickets can only be ordered direct from the organiser:
FREUNDE der Wiener Staatsoper
Tel.: +43/ 1/ 512 01 71 (note: until 17th August only a standby service is available )
verein@opernfreunde.at

  1. September 2020

    Aquarium, or The Last Chance (in German)
    Musical for an actor

    Violin sonatas from Beethoven to Billy Joel

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 2

    Aquarium, or The Last Chance (in German)
    Musical for an actor

    Monika Ballwein celebrates The Beatles
    A fresh take on Beatles classics

    • Aufgeschoben ist nicht aufgehoben
  2. October 2020

    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

    Joe Hofbauer Big Band: In the Mood in the MuTh
    Big Band Hits from Henry Mancini to Ray Charles

    • Aufgeschoben ist nicht aufgehoben

    Tribute to Beethoven no. 1
    Bartolomeys in the MuTh

    • Bartolomeys

    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

    Acis-Ensemble
    Music for clarinet, viola & piano

    Five Seasons
    Choral music from Mendelssohn to Gershwin

    Friday Afternoons
    Concert by the Vienna Boys' Choir

  3. November 2020

    Three times three – Masterpieces for piano trio
    Altenburger, Demenga and students from the mdw play Mozart, Shostakovich and Brahms

    • Christian Altenburger – Masters and Students

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 1
    The Vienna Boys' Choir in the MuTh

    • Singin´in the MuTh

    Schubadour – Songwriting made easy
    A family concert with The Erlkings

    • Family in the MuTh

    Das Zauberwort (The Magic Word – in German)
    A Singspiel by Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, based on the fairy tale “Caliph Stork”.

    Das Zauberwort (The Magic Word – in German)
    A Singspiel by Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, based on the fairy tale “Caliph Stork”.

    • Kinderoper

    Preuss-Niemeyer & Steude
    Beethoven’s Violin Sonatas nos. 1 and 10

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 1

    Das Zauberwort (The Magic Word – in German)
    A Singspiel by Josef Gabriel Rheinberger, based on the fairy tale “Caliph Stork”.

    • Kinderoper

    Ö1 Musiksalon – Der Erfinder (The Inventor – in German)
    2020 concert series, in collaboration with the OeNB

    MaesTRIO
    Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum das Klavier
  4. December 2020

    Tribute to Beethoven no. 2
    Bartolomeys in the MuTh

    • Bartolomeys

    A Winter’s Journey
    Jazz reinterpretations of classic art songs part 2/ mathias rüegg & Lia Pale in the MuTh

    • mathias rüegg & Lia Pale

    In men, who feel love
    Spotlight on the violin 2 / Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 2

    Amahl and the night visitors
    One-act Christmas opera by Gian-Carlo Menotti

    • Family in the MuTh
  5. January 2021

    The Brave Little Tailor (Das tapfere Schneiderlein)
    Children’s opera, based on a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm / A Wiener Taschenoper production

    • Kinderoper

    The Brave Little Tailor (Das tapfere Schneiderlein)
    Children’s opera, based on a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm / A Wiener Taschenoper production

    • Kinderoper

    Soundscapes no. 1
    Piano Trios from Haydn to Korngold / TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

    • TrioVanBeethoven

    Where did the Love Songs go?
    Flip Philipp & Bertl Mayer present Jazz Classics

    • G’mischter Satz

    Carnival at MuTh
    Altenburger, Zimper, Wagner and students from the mdw play Mozart, Penderecki and Saint-Saens

    • Christian Altenburger – Masters and Students

    What did you say?
    “Lost in Translation” for string quartet and four dancers

    • Family in the MuTh

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 2
    The Vienna Boys' Choir in the MuTh

    • Singin´in the MuTh
  6. February 2021

    The “Presse” Musiksalon
    Moderator and host: Dr Wilhelm Sinkovicz

    In rehab with Lehar
    An evening of therapeutic cabaret

    • G’mischter Satz

    Laughter is good for you – Humour in music
    Wissen Sie schon...(Did you know)? Sprinzl in the MuTh

    • Wissen Sie schon…?

    Virtuosity required: Greetings from Bottesini
    Spotlight on the clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Klarinette

    Adele Neuhauser & Edi Nulz
    Autobiographic reading with chamber/punk/jazz accompaniment

    • Aufgeschoben ist nicht aufgehoben
  7. March 2021

    Shabbat Shalom
    Sabbath tales and songs / Timna Brauer in the MuTh

    • Timna Brauer

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 3
    The Vienna Boys' Choir in the MuTh

    • Singin´in the MuTh
  8. April 2021

    Tales from Leopoldstadt
    A musical stroll / Host: Christoph Wagner-Trenkwitz

    • G’mischter Satz

    Schubert Lieder: old meets new
    The Erlkings in the MuTh

    • The Erlkings

    Jimmy’s Soloists play Beethoven
    Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum das Klavier

    The Steudes — a family concert
    Works written for up to four violins

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 1

    Zirkus Furioso
    A musical circus, for children of every age - and grown-ups too!

    Pictures at an Exhibition
    Dance theatre for children, after Modest Mussorgsky /A production of Wiener Taschenoper and the Natalia Sats-Theatre, Moscow

    • Kinderoper
  9. May 2021

    Magnificent serenades for strings
    Altenburger, Latzko and students from the mdw play Elgar, Schubert and Dvorák

    • Christian Altenburger – Masters and Students

    Europe united
    Spotlight on the violin 2/ Johannes Fleischmann & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 2

    Singin‘ in the MuTh 4
    Singin‘ in the MuTh

    • Singin´in the MuTh

    Soundscapes no. 3
    Symphonic masterpieces in Piano Trio form / TrioVanBeethoven in the MuTh

    • TrioVanBeethoven

    Masterpieces for clarinet and bassoon
    Spotlight on the clarinet / Daniel Ottensamer in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Klarinette

    Butcaru & Steude
    Works by Bartók, Enescu, Szymanovski and Brahms

    • Im Zentrum die Geige 1

    Passion and courage
    Spotlight on the clarinet / Matthias Schorn in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum die Klarinette
  10. June 2021

    Piano virtuosos – duos for four hands
    Spotlight on the piano / Jimmy Chiang & Friends in the MuTh

    • Im Zentrum das Klavier