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In April, May, June and September the Vienna State Opera will broadcast selected opera and ballet performances live on a 50 square meter screen outside the opera house.

For four whole months the Vienna State Opera will be serving the very best that the genre has to offer in its own open air festival.

In 2012 selected performances will be screened live a on a 50 square meter LED video wall on Herbert-von-Karajan-Platz directly adjacent to the opera house in May, June and September. The performances were also shown throughout April.

Performances are subtitled, and information about the piece, the performers, the State Opera and its work is provided before the concert starts and during the intervals.

The Oper live am Platz (opera live at the plaza) season aims to take the work of this Viennese institution to an even wider audience, and by doing so encourage more people to attend performances at the Staatsoper.

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