Since 2007, the Vienna Pride takes place annually with its popular Rainbow Parade which attracts masses of visitors from all over the world each year again. Moreover, there is a really strong LGBT community and numerous other events and leisure time facilities which cater especially to this target group here. But that is not all! Next year, the Austrian capital city will get the incomparable chance to set an international example of diversity and acceptance at the EuroPride 2019.
Just in case that you should be in loose ends after all the Christmas- and New Year’s Eve turmoil, or that one of your good New Year’s resolutions should be to show more interest in culture, then you should come to the Stadthalle Vienna in January! For the beginning of next year, much will be offered in musical respect in Austria’s capital and one highlight follows upon the next: “Swan Lake” On Tuesday, the 2nd of January 2018, the Bolshoi Ballet Belarus will present one of the most popular ballet pieces ever. To the music of Tchaikovsky, the romantic fairytale “Swan Lake” which is about the power of real love, is revived by one of the most renowned Russian ballet ensembles. For its positive contribution to the world culture, the Bolshoi Ballet Belarus has even been honoured by UNESCO. Despite perfectly shaped sophistication, the interpretation of “Swan Lake” conveys a natural lightness which enchants the audience. The breathtaking show is rounded off by a splendid scenery and gorgeous costumes which are covered with Swarovski crystals. “Nutcracker” Right on the next day, the Bolshoi Ballet Belarus will interpret another classic to the music of Tchaikovsky, the “Nutcracker”. Both performances are cultural [...]
After we have already revealed which musical Highlights are waiting for you in the Stadthalle Vienna in the beginning of December, now the second part of our event recommendations for the last month of the year will follow: Nockalm Quintett For more that thirty years the Nockalm Quintett, affectionately called “Nockis” by their fans, has been performing on stage together now. On the 15th of December, you can experience these five luminaries in the field of romantic Schlager music live in the Stadthalle Vienna. The band stands out due to their true-to-life song texts that everyone can identify with. Love, life, friendship and moments of happiness or passion are the topics of their ballads so that the audience gets the chance to witness far more than just a simple concert - they will see how the soundtrack of their lives is performed live. Altogether 38 albums, among them numerous number one rankings in the hit parades and awards with gold or even platinum status as well as the triumph at the “Grand Prix der Volksmusik” speak for themselves. Especially successful in Austria were the CD’s “Zieh dich an und geh”, “Mit den Augen einer Frau” and “Wahnsinnsflug auf Wolke 7”. [...]
As soon as Halloween is over, we already engulf head over heels in Christmas preparations and start to buy Advent calendars, chocolate Santa Clauses and gingerbread. Then, of course, you have to bake cookies for all of your friends and relatives, organise gifts and think about what shall be served on Christmas eve. How about a little time-out of this self-imposed holiday stress? We present you the greatest musical highlights in December where you can finally unwind again in the following: HAVASI Symphonic Concert Show: On the second of December, the Hungarian composer and pianist Havasi will enchant his fans with an impressing show in the Stadthalle Vienna. He is known as one of the most fascinating and versatile composers of today who combines the depth and the discipline of traditional music with the shimmering variety of the modern era. The piano virtuoso with the charisma of a rockstar has already performed in the sold out New York Carnegie Hall and has been celebrated for his energetic and passionate performance with standing ovations. More than a hundred artists are part of Havasi’s contemporary interpretation of classical music - from a solo pianist, via a giant symphony orchestra with chorus through [...]
We already have informed you about a few musical highlights in November in our blog, but of course there is more to it than that! What you can additionally expect from the upcoming month in Vienna, we will reveal here: Beth Hart On wednesday, the 8th of November, you can experience Beth Hart, the American singer and songwriter live in the Stadthalle Vienna. Currently, she probably is on the peak of her creative career and even has been nominated for the Grammy Awards. If one had to describe Beth’s voice, it would probably amount to burnt honey. In 2015, her rather melancholy and bitter-sweet album “Better Than Home” has been released which has been relieved by her energetic newest album “Fire On The Floor”. Beth Hart’s music is rich in variety and covers many genres from gospel via soul through to classical music and rock, of course. But in any case, she puts all her passion and emotions in her breathtaking songs, wherefore you should not miss on the opportunity to see her live. Casper Only a few days later, on Tuesday, the 14th of November, Casper will perform in the Stadthalle Vienna as part of his “Lang lebe [...]