Perhaps the most popular ballet in the world, Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" has been given a compelling new interpretation by Rudolf Nureyev.
Russian stage director Kirill Serebrennikov’s fearlessness, which one can almost physically feel in his productions, fascinates some as much as it confuses others.
Expectations had been running high for the Vienna State Opera’s first-ever staging of Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena”, and they were even surpassed thanks to this dream team of vocal giants. Anna Netrebko sparkles in her role debut alongside Elīna Garanča.
In bringing the work back to the Wiener Staatsoper for its first new production since World War II – inventively directed by Adrian Noble, former Artistic Director of Britain’s Royal Shakespeare Company
"For his new production at the Vienna State Opera, the director Herbert Fritsch has created a colourful slapstick party" (Der Standard) and assembled a gifted and dedicated ensemble of excellent vocal quality and marvelous acting skills.
In Laurent Pelly’s dream-like staging of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, one of the most important bel canto works of all time, a top vocal cast shines at the Wiener Staatsoper
«Anna Netrebko as Tosca in Vienna: fan-tastic!» (Kurier)