Maria Grossbauer, organiser of the Vienna Opera Ball for the past four years, is reported to be leaving the event ahead of the arrival of the new opera house director, Bogdan Roscic.
Grossbauer, 39, is Vienna Philharmonic royalty.
Daughter of the retired trombonist Karl Jeitler, she is married to the violinist and former orchestra chairman, Andreas Grossbauer. She is also a national executive member of Sebastian Kurz’s Volkspartei.
Trouble for Bogdan? Could be.
With Kurz, at the Opera