Vienna events, May-June 2017
A selection of the best concert, music and exhibition events, by Vienna In Your Pocket city guide, www.vienna.inyourpocket.com
See the venue code key at the bottom of the listings.
Classical Concert Highlights
10, 11, 16, 17, 18 June
Works by Stravinsky, Dvořák, Strauss and more.
17, 18 May
10, 11, 21, 22 June
Works by Beethoven, Dvořák, Shostakovitch and more.
7, 8 May
St. Petersburger Philharmoniker
Works by Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky and more.
18 June, 11:00
Works by Chopin and Debussy.
16 May, 19:30
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Peter Oundjian. Works by Brahms, Boulez and Bartók.
Works by Schubert and Beethoven.
22 June, 19:30
Works by Haydn, Feinberg, Beethoven, Liszt.
Opera & Ballet
5, 8, 11 May, 19:00
Tosca (Giacomo Puccini)
Conductor: Eivind Gullberg Jensen
14, 17, 18, 22 May, 19:00
1, 4, 8, 12 June, 19:00
Swan Lake (Rudolf Nurejew, Marius Petipa, Lew Iwanow)
Conductor: Paul Connelly
24, 26, 30 May, 19:00
2 June, 19:00
Fidelio (Ludwig van Beethoven)
Conductor: Cornelius Meister
6, 10, 13, 17 June, 19:00
Conductor: Sascha Goetzel
11, 15, 21 June, 19:00
Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung
19, 23, 26 June, 19:00
Elektra – Richard Strauss
Conductor: Michael Boder
17 May, 19:30
The pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock changed their musical approach changed over the years.
21 May, 19:30
American hard rock by a legendary band well-known for its wacky face paint and stage outfits.
3 June, 20:00
Mars is known for his stage performances and retro showmanship and has won five Grammy Awards. He is accompanied by his band, The Hooligans.
6 June, 20:00
Hans Zimmer has scored more than 120 films which have, combined, grossed over 24 billion dollars at the worldwide box office. Like the Hammersmith shows, ‘Hans Zimmer Live On Tour’ will be a visual spectacular designed and lit by the world-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman.
11 June, 18:00
The British rock band formed in 1996 by lead vocalist and keyboardist Chris Martin and lead guitarist Jonny Buckland. Coldplay have sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making them one of the world's best-selling music artists.
12 June, 20:00
The Beach Boys
Formed in 1961 The Beach Boys are one of the most critically acclaimed, commercially successful, and widely influential bands of all time.
16 June, 20:00
Amanda Palmer & Edward Ka-Spel
Join Amanda and Edward for an intimate performance of songs from their new record, I CAN SPIN A RAINBOW. They'll be joined on stage by violinist and longtime Legendary Pink Dots contributor Patrick Q. Wright.
Musicals & Shows
1 May - 21 June, 16:30, 18:30, 19:30
The turbulent love story behind The Magic Flute is a romantic musical comedy about the actor, singer, director, writer and impresario Emanuel Schikaneder and his wife, Eleonore. This show is with English surtitles.
2 May – 25 June, 16:30, 18:30, 19:30
Don Camillo & Peppone
In the musical version of "Don Camillo & Peppone", the two swashbucklers bluster their way across the stage of the Ronacher. The Don Camillo & Peppone material is known from the novels by Giovannino Guareschi and the films starring Fernandel and Gino Cervi.
22 May, 19:30
Elvis Live - The Wonder Of You
A spectacular tribute show presenting his voice, original film recordings of his most famous rock 'n' roll songs, beautiful ballads on a big screen, and a classic orchestra.
10 June, 18:00
The Harlem Globetrotters
An exhibition basketball team that combines athleticism, theater, and comedy. Over the years they have played more than 26,000 exhibition games across the world.
Vienna events, May-June 2017