Reliving happy Vienna memories of Rudolf Nureyev’s theatrically vital 1964 Swan Lake

AustriaAustria Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Dancers of the Vienna State Ballet, Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera / Alexander Ingram (conductor). Recorded at the Vienna State Opera on 16.3.2014 and reviewed on 11.4.2020. (JPr)

Odile (Olga Esina) & Vladimir Shishov (Prince Siegfried) in Swan Lake

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A significant event at the Vienna State Opera: the world premiere of Olga Neuwirth’s Orlando

AustriaAustria Olga Neuwirth, Orlando (world premiere): Soloists, Vienna State Opera Choral Academy, Vienna State Opera Chorus (chorus directors: Thomas Lang, Stefano Ragusini, Svetolomar Zlatkov), Band (Lucas Niggli [percussion], Stephan Börst [bass guitar], Edmund Köhldorfer [electric guitar], Annemarie Herfurth [synthesister], Martina Stückler [alto saxophone]), Stage Orchestra and Orchestra of the Vienna State Opera, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). Vienna State Opera, Vienna, 8.12.2019. (MB)

Orlando (c) Wiener Staatsoper/Michael Pöhn

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