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

Decadence & Antiquity, Lawrence Alma-Tadema at Belvedere Museum

A new solo exhibition in the Lower Belvedere, Vienna will honor celebrated artist Lawrence Alma-Tadema and his works. Born and raised in Friesland, Alma-Tadema received his education in Belgium before immigrating to London in 1870. He lived there with his two daughters from his first marriage and his second wife, Laura Theresa Epps, who was also … More Decadence & Antiquity, Lawrence Alma-Tadema at Belvedere Museum