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may / june 2015

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  • For our customers who do not live in Austria we have three special offers: Book up to 2 tickets with a 30% savings. Attention - your need to log in with your username ##CULT§12## in order to receive the reduction:

  • "Sweeny Todd" (Stephen Sondheim)
  • Thursday 28.5., Sat. 30.5., Thursday 7.6., Sat. 13.6.
    -30% Price-Reduction
    Sweeny Todd is a Musical by Stephen Sondheim. He is one of the most successful musical-writers and composers ("West Side Story", "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "A Little Night Music"). A lot of movies are based on his musicals. Probably the most successful movie adaption was "Sweeny Todd" with Johnny Depp and Helen Bonham Carter.
    "Sweeny Todd" will not be shown a the Volksoper in the next season - therefore please visit one of the last performances: Thursday 28.5., Saturday 30.5., Thursday 7.6., Saturday 13.6. (please be aware that the performance is in german - subtitles are in english)

  • Ballett: Van Manen|Ekman|Kylian
  • Wed. 13.05. 19:00, Fri. 15.05. 19:00, Wed. 10.06. 20:00,
    Fri. 12.06. 20:00
    -30% Price-Reduction

    Experience ballett and the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, Antonio Vivaldi: Hans van Manen's masterpiece "Adagio Hammerklavier" followed by "Cacti" a choreography of the swedish born Alexander Ekman. The evening closes with "Bella Figura" by Jirí Kylián. Exklusively for you - the first performances after the premiere on 9.5. at the Vienna State Opera.

Wednesday 27.5. -30% price-reduction

Some of you have already listened to the mezzo-soprano at the Vienna State Opera - here the program of her recital:

Robert Schumann: Gedichte der Königin Maria Stuart op. 135
Gustav Mahler: Rückert Lieder

Claude Debussy: Ariettes oubliées
Olivier Messiaen: Poèmes pour Wednesday (book ii)


Magdalena Kozena will be accompanied by Dame Mitsuko Uchida. Mitsuko Uchida needs no introduction - beeing one of the most sought after concert-pianists who also won numerous prizes: (Grammy 2011, Goldene Mozart Medaille 2015...)



Culturall Mother's Day-Special

Don Pasquale
  • We invite you to view the live-stream of "Don Pasquale" (8 May 19:00 until 11 May 18:00) or of "Nabucco" (14 May 19:00 until 17 May 18:00) at our costs. (Live-streams are also streamed time-delayed, therefore you can choose between different beginnings.) You may also invite your mother to view one of the performances at our costs. Simply inform your mother about the action-code "ALLESGUTE" - or book for her.


The EU invites you - the Vienna State Opera has gotten an EU-grant and is therefore able to offer you the live-stream of Götterdämmerung (Richard Wagner) on 7 Juni free of cost! Please register here.

In case you would like also to see the other three parts of the Ring (Rheingold, Walküre, Siegfried): We offer you all three live-streams for 33 Euro instead of 42 Euro - if you book all three streams at once.

Table of Contents:


Hofmusikkapelle News
Vienna State Opera News
Volksoper News
Burgtheater News
Burgarena Reinsberg
Architektur hören
BA Kunstforum Wien
For the First Time in May / June
For the Last Time in May / June
Recommendations of Our Customers
Important Presale Dates
Orientation for orders for tickets for the 2015/2016 season



The Vienna International Dance Festival takes place from 16 July until 16 August 2015. With Magdalena Chovaniec, Jennifer Lacey, Keith Hennessy/Circo Zero, Padmini Chettur, Choy Ka Fai, Superamas, Claudia Bosse, Anne Juren, Akemi Takeya, and many others - program details are available 27.5. 12:00!

A small reward for you as a newsletter subscriber:  Register for ImPulsTanz 2015 Early Bird - if you register, we will send you the program on 27.5. and guarantee you exclusively that you can book up to 2 tickets for each performance if you book before June 7th.

Bild © Olaf Osten & Katherina Gattermann

All tickets and information regarding the performance program and the  
IMPULSTANZ-Club Cards and the workshops can be found here from 27 Mai onward.
The performance-program 2015 will be online on 27 May


We recommend:
Kasino am Schwarzenbergplatz "False Colored Eyes/Liqid Loft/Chris Haring" -
A cooperation Burgtheater/ImPulsTanz!
Their professional dancing gained Liquid Loft international reputation and awards: a Golden Lion for best perfomance at the Biennale at Venice 2007.
(Attention - some performances are already sold out !)

Please click here, if you do not want details for ImPulsTanz in the next Newsletter

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The Imperial Chapel - Hofburgkapelle: Vienna Boys' Choir - Wiener Sängerknaben, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra - Wiener Philharmoniker and the mens' choir of the Vienna State Opera - Dates for Holy Mass on Sundays (starts at 9:15) and concerts 2014/2015 and tickets can be found here

For lovers of Mozart masses:

24.5. "Waisenhaus"(Missa solemnis in c-minor KV 139)
7.6. "Sparrow" (Missa in C-major KV 220 / KV 196b)
14.6. Mass F-major (Missa brevis in F-Dur KV 192 / KV 186f)
21.6. Mass D-major (Missa brevis in D-Dur KV 194/ KV186h)

and here a selection of some other masses:
10.5. Coronation Mass (
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger - Missa in C-Major A.I.3)
31.5. Harmoniemesse (Josph Haydn -
Mass in B-flat major Hob. XXII)
28.6. Mass No. 6 in E-Flat major (Franz Schubert D 950)

If you come to Vienna at the end of May (perhaps because of our loyalty-offers):
31.5. Harmoniemesse (Josph Haydn -
Mass in B-flat major Hob. XXII)
- and because you have read up to here :-) you will get up to 2 tickets with a 30% price-reduction.

The Imperial Chapel cooperates with the Imperial Treasure Chamber - bring a ticket for the highest category of the Imperial Chapel and admittance to the Imperial Treasure Chamber is only 9 Euro instead of 11.

Bookings for mass from September 2015 until Juni 2016 starts Friday 15.5. 9:00 here - secure your tickets on time.

In the series
"Chamber music and literature in the Imperial Chapel" the next performance takes place 24.6. at 19:30:

The Hellsberg Ensemble

Wolfgang Gabriel, Streichquintett op. 103

Franz Schubert, Streichquintett in C-Dur, D956 


 Bild © KURIER/Martin Gnedt

Please note that the literary part will be performed in German language by an actor/actress of the Burgtheater ensemble! Please book your tickets now - the last performance of this series was completely sold out! If you book now - we will send you an email when the programm is known and offer a you a 7 day cancellation period free of charge.

Please click here if you do not want to find details for the Imperial Chapel in the next newsletter.

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You can order your tickets for the next season here.

All premieres of the 2015/2016 season can be found here.

Find all internet live-streams of the 2015/2016 season here.

Szenenbild "Les Contes d´Hoffmann"


9.5.2015: Ballett "Van Manen/Ekman/Kylián" Experience ballett and the music of Ludwig van Beethoven, Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, Antonio Vivaldi - an evening with three choreographies.

14.6.2015: "The Tempest" (Thomas Adès) with Adrian Eröd, Audrey Luna, Stephanie Houtzeel and David Daniels. The composer Thomas Adès himself will be conducting!

All live-streams of the 2014/2015 season can be found here.

At Vienna State Opera livestreaming you can book all live-streams of the Vienna State Opera in the internet for the price of 14 Euro per live-stream. We also offer a Voucher subscription (Smart-Live). Choose any 8 live-streams in one year and pay only 88 Euro - that equals 11 Euro per live-stream. Or buy a one year subscription - (Premium-Live) (this allows you to view all live-streams for a whole year) - in this case each stream costs less than 8 Euro. Subtitles and scores are available on smartphone/tablet via app of the Vienna State Opera!

Please click here, if you do not want to find details for the Vienna State Opera in future newsletters.

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Tickets for all performances of the 15/16 season can be ordered here.



10.05.2015 Benefit-Matinée for Mother's Day
"Nein zu krank and arm" (No to poor and sick)
You support people in need and the association "NEIN ZU KRANK und ARM" with your ticket purchase. At this morning highlights from operetta, musical and opera are performed by artists of the Volksoper and prominent guests. At the end there will be a showing of the second act of Puccini's Bohème in the stage-setting of the new Volksoper encore.
With: KS Neil Shicoff, KS Kurt Rydl and Johanna Arrouas, Julia Koci, Caroline Melzer, Stefan Cerny, Ben Connor, Boris Eder, Robert Meyer, Mehrzad Montazeri, Daniel Ochoa, Jörg Schneider, Carsten Süss, choir, childrens choir and orchestra of the Volksoper, stage orchestra of the Vienna State Opera.

15.05.2015 "Così fan tutte" Mozart's masterpiece "Così fan tutte" staged by Bruno Klimek, musical direction: Julia Jones.

"Junge Talente des Wiener Staatsballetts II" Tuesday, 2 Juni 2015: Young talents of the ballett-ensemble in new roles!

Volksoper at the MuTh: Elias (Mendelssohn Bartholdy) (concertante) Thursday, 11 Juni 2015


We recommend:

For musical lovers: Hello Dolly (Jerry Herman)"  
Saturday 9.5.
/ Saturday 16.5.

Please click here if you do not want details for Volksoper Wien in the next newsletter.
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15.05.2015 Burgtheater "Red Ribbon Celebration Concert-Building Bridges for Peace"
Experience international stars of the opera and music: Anna Netrebko, Diana Damrau, Elena Maximova, Juan Diego Flórez, Piotr Beczala, Thomas Quasthoff and Yusif Eyvazov, Gregory Porter and actors/actresses Charlize Theron, Birgit Minichmayr, Konstanze Breitebner, Andreas Vitasek and dancer Dita von Teese at the Red Ribbon Celebration Concert for Peace at the Wiener Burgtheater live. Yutaka Sado conducts the Tonkünstler Orchester.


Please click here, if you do not want to find details for the Burgtheater in the next newsletter.

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19.6.15 at 21:00: "Die Seer"
The SEER are one of the most successful Austrian music groups.


Die Seer © Burgarena Reinsberg




Starting 20.8.15 "Die Zauberflöte" (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Szenenphoto © Burgarena Reinsberg



Please click here, if you do not want to find details for Burgarena Reinsberg in the next newsletter.

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Experience the "Hugo Wolf Quartett" in the attic of the Stephansdom on Friday, 22.05.2015. Make use of this once in a lifetime chance to visit the attic of the Stephansdom! Right in the heart of Vienna, appr. 37 Meter above ground, in the attic of our "Steffls", "Architektur hören" conducts a singular event together with the Dombauhütte and the Hugo-Wolf-Quartett! (Attention - sold out - at the moment we can only offer standby tickets.)


Please click here if you do not want to find details for "Architekur hören" in the next newsletter.
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 06.05.- 12.07.2015 Hubert Schmalix

To minimize waiting time at the box office - please book your tickets online!

Abb.1: Andreas Gursky, James Bond Island II, 2007. Courtesy Sprüth Magers Berlin London © Andreas Gursky, VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn and Bildrecht, Wien, 2014
Abb.2: Hubert Schmalix, Right Leg to the Side, 2014, Öl auf Leinwand, 300 x 245 cm © Courtesy the artist
Abb.3: Hubert Schmalix, Casa Tesoro, 2013, Gouache auf Papier, 51 x 38 cm © Courtesy the artist
Abb.4: Hubert Schmalix, Casa Tesoro, 2013, Gouache auf Papier, 51 x 38 cm © Courtesy the artist
Abb.5: Hubert Schmalix, After the Rain, 2014, Öl auf Leinwand, 175 x 130 cm © Courtesy the artist
Abb.6: Hubert Schmalix, Casa Tesoro, 2013, Gouache auf Papier, 51 x 38 cm © Courtesy the artist
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As you might know, all customers who book tickets on http://www.culturall.com receive a "3-minute-questionnaire" after the performance. Right now we want to inform you about those performances in the next three months which were recommended by more than 80 percent of all customers and for which still enough tickets are available. The percentage of visitors who recommended the individual production recently is written on the left side of the production title.

Gustav Mahler-Saal in the Vienna State Opera:

Vienna State Opera:

93,1% SALOME

94,9% THE BAT
88,2% SWEENEY TODD (Attention  - for the last time!)
82,7% CARMEN

Please click here if you do not want to find the recommendations of our customers in the next newsletter.

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IMPORTANT PRE-SALE DATES please click here

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We want to provide orientation for your orders for the 2015/2016 season by indicating for which performances tickets should be ordered a soon as possible.

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Recommendation of the Author

Use the spring to visit Vienna - we would like to welcome you in an opera, a dance or a theater performance.

Your Culturall Team 

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