A Vienna opera house in jeopardy

A Vienna opera house in jeopardy


norman lebrecht

June 29, 2011

The Wiener Kammeroper has lost almost 80 percent of its subsidy and faces dissolution. The company has been a key element in Viennese culture for half a century.

Next Sunday, it stages the 30th international Hans Gabor singing competition under the patronage of the state president. It could well be the last.

Sorry details here, in English und auf Deutsch.


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