Kommod
By Antonia Kögl & Benedikt Steinle Few places in Vienna emanate the warmth of Kommod – a wonderful architectural gem, the former bakery in the 8th district boasts an elaborate stucco façade with depictions of baskets brimming with bread and master bakers plying their trade. Inside, the old, varnished interior panels are carved with floral patterns while the tables are set into […]
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Weinzirl
The orchestra hammers the final cadence, the curtain falls and the audience breaks into pandemonium – there is nothing like the thrill of performing live! After giving your audience your all and nothing is left, your stomach can growl loud enough to drown out the applause – so let’s eat! Being an artist in Vienna is special – here […]
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Vienna at night
The Still of the Night by Dardis McNamee Some come to Vienna wishing it were Rome or Madrid, bistro nights in Trestevere, or partying on the Barrio de Las Letras. Vienna’s so quiet. Where’s the action? The answer is, underground, or on the roof, in an old warehouse, or under the arches of the Stadtbahn. Or simply, inside. In […]
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Vienna Ball Season
By Claudia Paccosi and Dardis McNamee December skies weigh heavily in Vienna, relentless reminders of the months of gloom ahead. So, as autumn dulls into winter, the Viennese are prepared. Under ropes of light, Christmas markets throw open their shutters, as steaming mugs of Punschand GlĂĽhwein create clusters of good humor and camaraderie. There seems to be music everywhere, indoors and […]
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Karlsplatz
Vienna’s historic and spiritual city center may be Stephansplatz, but its actual pulsating heart is Karlsplatz.
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In his first foray into cultural criticism, musician Dave Randall calls upon his readers to think outside the jukebox.
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Love and Desire, War and Human Suffering in Ingeborg Bachmann’s Malina.
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Theater and der Wien
Vienna made music ... and music made Vienna.
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Wiener Sängerknaben
From imperial beginnings to a global audience, the world’s most famous boys’ choir is embracing diversity while maintaining its 500-year-old tradition.
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