Musik & Theater

Erwin, the natural talent
An opera for children and grown-ups by Mike Svoboda

* abgespielt

Text: Manfred Weiss, based on a theme from Volker Kriegel’s story “Erwin mit der Tröte” (Erwin and the brass horn) A Vienna Volksoper, Vienna Boys’ Choir and MuTh co-production
With: Martina Dorak, Manuela Leonhartsberger, Wolfgang Gratschmaier, Roman Martin, Daniel Ohlenschläger and Thomas Zisterer Vienna Boys’ Choir, Chorus Juventus, and the Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper

Erwin lives on the most beautiful island in the southwesteastern South Seas. He is perfectly happy. Then one day Professor Hoggins, a research scientist, is delighted to hear Erwin’s sensational natural voice. He takes Erwin with him out into the great wide world and makes him a superstar. But is Erwin as happy now as he was on the island?

Following his success last year, Erwin makes a return appearance on the MuTh stage!


Tickets: €30/20/15; box seats €35;Children and young people €16/12/10, box seats €20 With the kind support of the Vienna Volksoper Funding Circle.

  • Conductor: Gerald Wirth
  • Choreography: Florian Hurler
  • Costumes: Caterina Visconti di Modrone
  • Director: Susanne Sommer
  • Set design: Sam Madwar

Zeitgenössische Musik light, die ihr junges Publikum auf Klangwelten jenseits des klassischen Kanons aufmerksam machen kann. Die Regie von Susanne Sommer setzt ganz auf die Spielfreude des 20-köpfigen Ensembles [...] Amüsantes Musikspiel für Kinder ab sechs." (Wiener Zeitung) “Contemporary light music which exposes the young audience to soundworlds that exist outside the classical canon. Susanne Sommer’s direction makes good use of the 20-strong ensemble’s sheer joy in performing [...] an entertaining musical piece for children aged six and over.” (Wiener Zeitung)