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The repertoire of the State Opera covers an impressive cross-section of the full spectrum of operatic literature. Four premieres are eagerly awaited in the 2012/13 season: Gluck's Alceste, Strauß' Ariadne auf Naxos, Rossini's La Cenerentola and Wagner's Tristan und Isolde (2013 is Wagner Year: 200th birthday).
Once again there is a packed line-up of stars. Elīna Garanča can be seen in three operas (La clemenza di Tito, Werther, Carmen), Anna Netrebko in Eugen Onegin and Agnes Baltsa in Elektra. Jonas Kaufmann performs as Parsifal, Neil Shicoff appears in Pique Dame and Tosca. Plácido Domingo sings Simon Boccanegra and conducts Roméo et Juliette.
Once a year, the stage and parquet of the State Opera transform into a large dance floor for a single night - for the Vienna Opera Ball.
Over one hundred debutante couples open the ball of balls wearing long evening dresses or tails.
In April, May, June and September, around 150 opera and ballet performances will be screened live on Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz in front of the opera building on a 50 m² screen - it's classical enjoyment for free!
What's more, you can take a tour to catch a glimpse of what goes on backstage at the magnificent opera house. The State Opera Museum gives an insight into the history of this institution and casts all opera lovers under its spell.
Guide dogs permitted
disabled parking spaces available.
Operngasse, Opernring intersection
95 cm wide and 140 cm deep, Doors 80 cm wide.
20 wheelchair spaces available (4 in the stalls/orchestra, 18 seats in the gallery as needed).
Restrooms with access for disabled persons available.
Tours in ten languages, prior notification for wheelchairs necessary (Tel. +43 1 514 44–2606). Language display.
Portable ramps available for steps inside building.
For visitors with wheelchairs or escort, prior notification is necessary (tel. +43 1 514 44-2653 Mon-Fri, 9 am - 4pm).
Sorry, the panoramas are not available on mobile devices.