Experience an unforgettable evening and visit one of the 80 Vienna Opera free performances. The open air events take place at the Karajan square in front of the Opera. A giant 50m² LED video wall broadcasts performances live in April, May, June and September. Find a free seat and take a relaxed look into the fascinating world of ballet and music theater! An exciting and entertaining program before the beginning of the broadcast and during the break rounds off the experience. Unlike in the Opera house you can enjoy culinary delights from the Café Oper Wien during the performance. It is also possible to bring your own food and drinks to the venue.
The Vienna Opera free performances are top quality
The Vienna Opera is undoubtedly one of the most important opera houses in the world. The architects August Siccard of Siccardsburg and Eduard van der Nüll built it in 1869. The Opera offers local and international audiences an exciting musical theater of the highest caliber on around 350 days a year. Every evening, there are international stars on stage and at the conductor’s podium. They are accompanied by a unique orchestra in the ditch: the Staatsopernorchester. Its musicians form the orchestra of the world famous Vienna Philharmonic. It is one of the finest orchestras in the world.
While the cheap standing room in the Vienna State Opera is hotly contested every night, you can sit in the open air comfortably. 180 chairs are set up for every live broadcast which starts at 7pm. About half an hour before the performance begins, there is information on the video wall about today’s pice and the cast. If you plan to visit “Oper live am Platz” (German for “opera live on the square”) in April or September make sure to bring proper clothing, as nights are chilly in these months.
Check out an overview of all upcoming opera performances.
More information available at staatsoperlive.com
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