Wiener Staatsoper on Internet 2016-17

Wiener Staatsoper Live - Opera & Balett 2016 -17
Wiener Staatsoper on Internet
Wiener Staatsoper on Internet

Wiener Staatsoper on Internet 2016-17

In the 2016/2017 season 45 performances will be broadcast live over the internet:


Sunday, September 18th, 2016: LOHENGRIN | Wagner

Jenkins | Groissböck, Vogt, Merbeth, Konieczny, Lang


Sunday, September 25th, 2016: LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT | Donizetti

Pidò | Fuchs, Tessier, C. Álvarez, Zampieri


Thursday, October 6th, 2016:SIMON BOCCANEGRA | Verdi

Pidò | Hvorostovsky, D’Arcangelo, Vargas, Piscitelli


Thursday, October 13th, 2016: TOSCA | Puccini

Franck | Harteros, de León, Vratogna


Tuesday, October 25th, 2016: ARMIDE | Gluck

Minkowski | Arquez, Rumetz, de Barbeyrac, Xiahou, Bezsmertna, Fahima


Monday, October 31st, 2016: DON PASQUALE | Donizetti

Chaslin | Pertusi, Korchak, Arduini, Naforniţă


Thursday, November 10th, 2016: LA CENERENTOLA | Rossini

Scappucci | Mironov, Arduini, Girolami, Maximova, Pertusi


Sunday, November 20th, 2016: LA BOHÈME | Puccini

Goetzel | Xiahou, Hartig, Arrey, Park, Garifullina


Tuesday, November 29th, 2016: LA TRAVIATA | Verdi

Scappucci | Rebeka, Castronovo, Hvorostovsky


Saturday, December 3rd, 2016: LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST | Puccini

Franck | Westbroek, Konieczny, Cura


Monday, December 12th, 2016: FALSTAFF | Verdi

Mehta | Maestri, Tézier, Fanale, Giannattasio, Fahima, Lemieux, Jørstad


Saturday, December 17th, 2016: MACBETH | Verdi

Pidò | Keenlyside, Park, Serafin, de León


Wednesday, December 21st, 2016: PETER GRIMES | Britten

Jenkins | Gould, van den Heever, Mulligan


Tuesday, December 27th, 2016: RAYMONDA | Nurejew nach Petipa – Glasunow



Saturday, December 31st, 2016: DIE FLEDERMAUS | Strauß

Goetzel | Schade, Schnitzer, Šramek, Maximova, Ernst, Fally, Unterreiner, Simonischek


Thursday, January 5th, 2017: HÄNSEL UND GRETEL | Humperdinck

Kober | Holecek, Ellen, Plummer, Reiss, Schuster


Friday, January 13th, 2017: LA SONNAMBULA | Bellini

García Calvo | Pisaroni, Fally, Flórez


Tuesday, January 24th, 2017: LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE | Ashton – Herold, arr. Lanchbery




Sunday, January 29th, 2017: DON GIOVANNI | Mozart

Fischer | Keenlyside, Lungu, Bruns, Röschmann, Schrott


Wednesday, February 1st, 2017: ROMÉO ET JULIETTE | Gounod

Domingo | Garifullina, Flórez, Bermudez, Dumitrescu


Saturday, February 11th, 2017: NABUCCO | Verdi

García Calvo | Nucci, Smirnova, Tagliavini, Khayrullova


Sunday, February 26th, 2017: L’ELISIR D’AMORE | Donizetti

Armiliato | Peretyatko, Korchak, Arduini, Plachetka


Monday, March 13th, 2017: LE PAVILLON D’ARMIDE | LE SACRE

Neumeier – Tscherepnin, Strawinski | Boder


Friday, March 17th, 2017: ARABELLA | Strauss

Schneider | Bankl, Nylund, Reiss, Skovhus, Kaiser


Saturday, March 25th, 2017: FAUST | Gounod

Young | Borras, Pisaroni, Hartig


Friday, March 31st, 2017: WERTHER | Massenet

Chaslin | Tézier, Eröd, S. Koch


Saturday, April 8th, 2017: L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI | Rossini

Pidò | Plachetka, Mironov, Gritskova, Rumetz


Thursday, April 13th, 2017: PARSIFAL | Wagner

Bychkov | Finley, König, Ventris, Schmeckenbecher, Stemme


Sunday, April 23rd, 2017: UN BALLO IN MASCHERA | Verdi

López Cobos | Beczala, Petean, Lewis


Thursday, April 27th, 2017: KÁTJA KABANOVÁ | Janáček

Netopil | Dumitrescu, Didyk, Henschel, Lippert, Denoke


Monday, May 8th, 2017: TOSCA | Puccini

Gullberg Jensen | Gheorghiu, Kaufmann, Vratogna


Saturday, May 13th, 2017: EUGEN ONEGIN | Tschaikowski

Lange | Bezsmertna, Maltman, Breslik, Kares



Armiliato | Domingo, Martínez, Yoncheva, Garifullina, Vargas, Youn, Caria


Saturday, May 20th, 2017: DAS RHEINGOLD | Wagner

Schneider | Terfel, Ernst, Fujimura, von der Damerau, Schmeckenbecher, Ablinger-Sperrhacke


Sunday, May 21st, 2017: DIE WALKÜRE | Wagner

Schneider | Smith, Park, Terfel, Nylund, Lang, Fujimura


Sunday, May 28th, 2017: SIEGFRIED | Wagner

Schneider | Vinke, Lang, Terfel, Schmeckenbecher, Ablinger-Sperrhacke


Saturday, June 3rd, 2017: DER ROSENKAVALIER | Strauss

Goetzel | Denoke, Rose, S. Koch, Fally


Monday, June 5th, 2017: GOTTERDÄMMERUNG | Wagner

Schneider | Vinke, Struckmann, Schmeckenbecher, Lang


Monday, June 12th, 2017: SCHWANENSEE | Nurejew nach Petipa und Iwanow – Tschaikowski



Saturday, June 17th, 2017: RIGOLETTO | Verdi

Goetzel | Kang, Frontali, Garifullina, Guerzoni, Gritskova


Wednesday, June 21st, 2017: DON CARLO (ital.) | Verdi

Chung | Furlanetto, Vargas, Domingo, Stoyanova, Zhidkova


Friday, June 30th, 2017: PELLÉAS ET MÉLISANDE | Debussy

Altinoglu | Selig, Fink, Bruns, Keenlyside, Bezsmertna

Assumptions and objectives

  • The Wiener Staatsoper extends its auditorium virtually and enables its audience to follow selected performances at home, live and in highest
  • The Wiener Staatsoper enhances its international appeal and proofs its reputation as one of the leading opera houses also in the digital
  • WIENER STAATSOPER live at home makes the Wiener Staatsoper an international leader in the use and continued development of innovative technologies for the distribution of its performances. No other opera house can offer a programme of such scope and quality to its international
  • In 2012, after 13 years of decline, the global music market grew again for the first time. The reversal of this trend is only due to the enormous growth of the digital market, which now accounts for a share of more than a third. The Wiener Staatsoper’s payable live programme will not only open up new revenue streams for the opera house and its artists, but also send a strong international message that art on a digital platform also has a value and must be paid for


The programme

  • Since 27 October 2013, an unlimited number of opera lovers worldwide have been able to watch a selection of live opera and ballet performances at home via the internet – be it on computer or laptop, mobile devices, SmartTVs, on Amazon Fire TV or the new Apple
  • Video and audio are transmitted in highest quality – up to full HD depending on the internet connection.
  • Viewers are able to choose between two channels at any time during the broadcast: a total view of the stage, or the live-cut opera- or ballet-film.
  • The broadcasts start 30 minutes before the performance with backstage views, information about the Wiener Staatsoper and the artists, synopses of the streamed works, etc. During the intervals viewers enjoy live impressions from the house, interviews, making-ofs and related editorial
  • The broadcasts are transmitted live from the Vienna and time zone delayed at global prime times within 72 hours (starting time can be chosen when purchasing).
  • Subtitles and for selected broadcasts also scores are provided in the “Wiener Staatsoper Live App”, which can be downloaded free of charge from the Google Play Store and the App Store.
  • The “Wiener Staatsoper Publications App” also to be found in Google Play Store and App Store, offers rich multimedia programme booklets in English and
  • A number of recorded opera and ballet productions are available in a video store on com and can be viewed as on-demand streams for a week each.



  • The Wiener Staatsoper has installed eight remote full HD cameras as well as new, state-of- the-art digital video and digital audio studios. The filming work for the live broadcasts does in no way impact either members of the public visiting the opera house or the artists on



  • For the live editing of opera and ballet streams, the Wiener Staatsoper has recruited and trained in-house video teams consisting of two cameramen, a musical score assistant, a director and assistant director. l


Costs and financing

  • The live broadcast of an opera or ballet performance from the Wiener Staatsoper costs € 14,-. The payment system is easy to use and secure
  • In addition to the monthly (€ 16,90) and yearly (€ 159,-) subscriptions, a “Single” (€ 14,-) and a “Smart” ticket (8 live broadcasts at free choice for € 88,-) are
  • An on-demand stream from the video store costs € 5,- and is available for a
  • The digital programme booklet costs € 2,69.



All details about the 2016/2017 season of WIENER STAATSOPER live at home as well as the tickets/packages can be found here 

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