About the Wiener Staatsoper

The Opera House

About 350 performances per season
About 600.000 visitors per season
10 premieres 
50 operas and ballets in the repertoire
7 guest performances
1 Opera Ball
488 singers (60 of whom are members of the ensemble)
104 dancers in the ballet company
200 stagehands
1,709 seats
567 standing places

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Artist portraits and interviews

  • Portrait Benjamin Bruns

  • Portrait Elīna Garanča

  • Portrait Tomasz Konieczny

  • Portrait Valentina Naforniţă

  • Portrait Margarita Gritskova

  • Portrait Renée Fleming

  • Interview José Carreras

  • Portrait Patricia Petibon

  • Portrait Clemens Unterreiner

  • Portrait Alfred Šramek

  • Interview Otto Schenk zu Beethovens FIDELIO

  • Portrait KS Edita Gruberova

  • Portrait Camilla Nylund

  • Portrait KS Adrianne Pieczonka

Behind the scenes

  • Behind the scenes: Adriana Lecouvreur

  • Behind the scenes: Rusalka

  • Behind the scenes: Tristan and Isolde

  • Behind the scenes: Magic Flute