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Vienna Opera Schedule 2017

With more than 200 performances per year, visitors to Vienna can attend a different opera performance almost every night. The historic Vienna State Opera House dazzles with performances of opera as well as ballet with its world-class ballet company. Below, view the opera programs scheduled for the Vienna State Opera in 2017.

Opera


Peter Brimes Vienna State Opera Peter Grimes
Benjamin Britten's opera in a prologue and three acts, first performed at Sadler's Wells in London tells the story of a fisherman from a small English coastal town.
Dec 16 - 21, 2016
The Magic Fluteat the Vienna State OperaDie Zauberflöte
The opera in two acts by Mozart takes audience on a journey to a world of fantastical sets, creatures and world of ferocious dragons and enchanted musical instruments as a prince sets out to rescue a princess.
Dec 23 - 28, 2016
Hansel and GretelHansel and Gretel 
Engelbert Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel combines early romantic opera tradition with folk music and is a delight for children and adults.
Dec 29, 2016 - Jan 5, 2017

Ballet


Vienna State Opera Raymonda Raymonda
Rudolf Nureyev's production follows the story between a young girl Raymonda who is separated from her love, Jean de Brienne. When another suitor arrives, Jean returns to defeat him and save Raymonda from an unfortunate end.
Dec 22, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017
La fille mal gardee ViennaLa fille mal gardée
See Frederick Ashton's exuberant ballet, La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter), set in the idyllic countryside where the farmer's daughter falls in love with a young farmer. But her mother has other plans.
Jan 19, 2017 - Feb 27, 2017
Staatsoper staircaseLe Pavillon d'Armide/Le Sacre
John Neumeier presents his vision of the work as an homage to Nijinsky.
Feb 19, 2016 - Mar 16, 2017

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