Vienna Weekend Guide March 30-April 1

OPERA:  Richard Wagner‘s opera “Parsifal” premiers today at Wiener Staatsoper. Conductor is Semyon Bychkov. Main participants: Gerald Finley, René Pape, Christopher Ventris, Jochen Schmeckenbecher, Nina Stemme. Parsifal Opera Date: 30 March 2017, 17:30 – 22:30 (2 intermissions) Tickets: 237 – 273 € Wiener Staatsoper Opernring 2 1010 Vienna http://www.wiener-staatsoper.at   The VBC hosts a bi-annual … More Vienna Weekend Guide March 30-April 1

The First Gold – Treasures from Bulgaria at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna

On March 7th the Kunsthistorisches Museum opens an exhibition showcasing Europe’s oldest goldmine together with the largest Bronze Age gold hoard ever discovered. A few years ago the sensational discovery of Europe’s oldest goldmine at Ada Tepe (Bulgaria) made international headlines. In collaboration with the Austrian Academy of Sciences, and using state-of-the-art technology, scholars are … More The First Gold – Treasures from Bulgaria at Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna