Vienna State Opera’s Parsifal: Vacuous Production but Strong Musical Performances

AustriaAustria Wagner, Parsifal: Soloists, Children of the Vienna State Opera Opera School, Chorus (chorus master: Martin Schebesta) and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera / Semyon Bychkov (conductor). Vienna State Opera, 5.4.2018. (MB)

Parsifal © Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Pöhn

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Two Contrasting Evenings at Vienna’s Volksoper from Borodin and Johann Strauss

AustriaAustria Borodin, Prince Igor, and Johann Strauss II, Die Fledermaus: Soloists, Youth Chorus (chorus master: Lucio Golino), Chorus, and Additional Chorus of the Vienna Volksoper (chorus masters: Thomas Böttcher and Holger Kristen), Vienna State Ballet, Orchestra of the Vienna Volksoper, Vienna State Opera Stage Orchestra, Alfred Eschwé (conductor). Volksoper, Vienna, 25. and 30.6.2017. (MB)

Vienna Volksoper (c) Dimo Dimov

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