Vienna State Opera: September 2018 in focus

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CARMEN 6., 9., 12. September 2018

The Vienna State Opera starts the new season with George Bizet’s Carmen, conducted by Frédéric Chaslin. Clémentine Margaine is cast in the role of Carmen (her debut at the Vienna Opera), Marcelo Álvarez sings Don Jose, Erwin Schrott will appear as Escamillo und Anita Hartig as Micaëla.

Erwin Schrott will come back to the Opera House in October as Conte d’Almaviva in Mozart‘s Le nozze di Figaro, Frédéric Chaslin will contduct this season a number of French and Italian operas: Werther, Manon und Andrea Chénier.


LA TRAVIATA 16., 20., 23. Sept. 2018

Simon Keenlyside, who was recently knighted by the queen of England, is coming this September to the Vienna State Opera as Giorgio Germont in La traviata. The cast includes, among others, Pavol Breslik (Alfredo) and Albina Shagimuratova (Violetta); conducter is Evelino Pidò.


BALLETT September 2018

First ballett in the new season is the much loved Giselle, scheduled for 15., 17., 21., 24., 26., 30. September and 3., 9. und 20.October. In the main roles star Kimin Kim from the Mariinski Theater (on 17. September), Olga Smirnova and Semyon Chudin (on 24.September), Olga Esina will make her role debut on 26.September.

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