About the Wiener Staatsoper

The Opera House

350 performances per season
600,000 visitors per season
9 premières
60 operas and ballets in the repertoire
5,000 visitors at the Opera Ball
220 singers, 60 of whom are members of the ensemble
100 dancers in the ballet company
120 students at the Ballet Academy
100 children and adolescents at the opera school.
950 employees, 200 of whom are 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