Europäische Kulturpreis­gala

20. October 2019
Sunday
19.00 - 21.00
No intermission

Cast 20.10.2019

Mit Simone Young Nina Stemme René Pape Thomas Hampson Alma Deutscher Daniel Hope Ina Regen

Details

The European Culture Prize is one of Europe’s most coveted awards. After the Church of Our Lady in Dresden and Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie, in 2019 the award ceremony will be held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Wiener Staatsoper opera house. Apart from the orchestra of the Wiener Staatsoper, the stars of the evening will include KS Nina Stemme, KS Thomas Hampson, KS René Pape, conductor Simone Young, violinist Daniel Hope, singer Ina Regen.

Among those receiving this prestigious prize will be the Wiener Staatsoper, the American composer and benefactor Gordon Getty, the designer Vivienne Westwood, as well as the R20 AUSTRIAN WORLD SUMMIT, an environmental initiative co-founded by Arnold Schwarzenegger. The 2019 Newcomer Award will go to the young composer Alma Deutscher.

Moderators: Barbara Rett and Axel Brüggemann.

Tickets from € 650.- / € 550.- / € 180.- / € 140.- / € 95.- / € 75.- / € 55.- / € 25.- available at the Vienna State Opera ticket office at Operngasse 2, 1010 Vienna, or by fax to (+43/1) 51444/2969, or by email to kartenvertrieb@wiener-staatsoper.at.

Categories 1 and 2 include a gala dinner in the Wiener Staatsoper after the award ceremony.

For the evening at the Vienna State Opera a tuxedo or black suit is recommended for the gentlemen and a (long) evening dress for the lady.

AN EVENT ORGANIZED BY THE EUROPEAN CULTURE FORUM

Program

Ouvertüre Don Giovanni | Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 
Simone Young – Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper 

„Dich, teure Halle, grüß’ ich wieder“ from Tannhäuser | Richard Wagner 
KS Nina Stemme – Simone Young – Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper 

„Wie a Kind“ 
Ina Regen, Florian Cojocaru 

„Il lacerate spirito“ from Simon Boccanegra | Giuseppe Verdi 
KS René Pape – Simone Young – Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper 

Excerpt from the Cinderella Ouverture (Arrangement for String Quartet) | Alma Deutscher 
Alma Deutscher, Alexander Steinberger, Tobias Lea, Robert Nagy 

„Pietà, rispetto, amore“ from Macbeth | Giuseppe Verdi 
KS Thomas Hampson – Simone Young – Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper 

„The Fiddler of Ballykeel“ | Gordon Getty 
Daniel Hope, Jacques Ammon 

„Leonore“-Ouvertüre Nr. 3, op 72b | Ludwig van Beethoven 
Simone Young – Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper