20 July-20 Aug 2006. One of the highlights of the Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 250th anniversary celebrations in Vienna is the KlangBogen festival of classical music and opera hosted by the Theater an der Wien. Opening with the premiere of Mozarts opera Don Giovanni(1787) directed by Keith Warner with Gerald Finley in the title role (20, 23, 29 July & 2, 6, 9, 13, 16, 18 Aug at 19.00), the programme also features concerts of the great composers music performed by Julien Rachlin and the Viener Virtuosen (25 July), Diana Damrau and Ivan Paley (8 Aug) and Rudolf Buchbinder and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra (20 Aug). For full details of performances and venues see the theatres website. Admission Don Giovanni 130-11, concerts 72-11. Concerts start at 19.30, 20.00 & 20.30.
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Mozart at KlangBogen summer festival.
The Theater an der Wien is at 6 Linke Wienzeile,1060-Wien. By bus lines 57A & 59A. By U-bahn U1, U2 & U4 to Karlsplatz. Tel. +43 1 58830-660