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Vienna State Opera

Famous Wagnerian Tenor Dies At 84

AP | Posted 08.13.2013 | Arts

VIENNA -- The Vienna State Opera says Wagnerian tenor Spas Wenkoff has died at age 84. A statement from the opera says Wenkoff died Monday in his Upp...

The Ultimate Isolde

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

VIENNA -- Can watching two people suffer for four hours be enjoyable? The Vienna State Opera makes it happen with its new production of "Tristan and I...

A New Take On An Old Tale

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 03.29.2013 | Arts

VIENNA — There is no pumpkin-turned-coach on the stage, no glass slipper, no fairy godmother, and the action takes place in an imaginary Italian...

Tenor's Voice Loss Leads To Successful Improvisation

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.23.2013 | Arts

VIENNA -- Two tenors in the same role at the same time – what could have been a recipe for disaster turned instead into a delightful operatic pe...

WATCH: An Operatic Ode To Spring

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 03.22.2012 | Home

In a new occasional series, we'll comb the depths of YouTube to bring you the best classical music and opera gems lurking out there. If the sprin...

Legendary Opera Singer Dies At 90

AP | KIRSTEN GRIESHABER | Posted 01.23.2012 | Home

BERLIN — Sena Jurinac, one of the Vienna State Opera's most celebrated performers in the 1940s and 50s in roles as both a soprano and mezzo-sopr...

Euro 2008 Hurts Opera Attendance

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

VIENNA, Austria — The renowned Vienna State Opera canceled one performance and complained about dismal attendance at another, blaming the Europe...