CLOSEUP

A must-have for opera lovers!
Ioan Holender was director of the Vienna State Opera for 19 years.
In this book, he recollects all 118 premières of his term.

CLOSEUP was the gentlemen’s ball gift at the Vienna Opera Ball 2010.

Ioan Holender
Gert Korentschnig
Lois Lammerhuber
Karlheinz Roschitz
Heinz Sichrovsky
Wilhelm Sinkovicz
Axel Zeininger

24 × 32 cm
632 pages
293 photos
German/English
Hardbound in a velvet slipcase
ISBN: 978-3-901753-19-0
February 2010

149.00
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Authors

  • Axel Zeininger

    Axel Zeininger was born in Vienna in 1949. He has been working for many years as a photographer at the [...] more

  • Gert Korentschnig

    Gert Korentschnig was born in 1966 in Klagenfurt. He is head of the culture and media editorial department of the [...] more

  • Ioan Holender

    Ioan Holender was born in 1935 in Timişoara, Romania. For political reasons, he was forced to emigrate to Austria in [...] more

  • Karlheinz Roschitz

    Karlheinz Roschitz was born in Vienna, where he studied German philology, art history, and history. He started his career as [...] more

  • Lois Lammerhuber

    Lois Lammerhuber is a photographer and publisher. His close collaboration with GEO Magazine started in 1984, continues to this day, [...] more

  • Wilhelm Sinkovicz

    Wilhelm Sinkovicz was born in 1960 in Vienna. He studied composition at the conservatory and musicology at Vienna University and [...] more

Details

On 632 pages, Ioan Holender, former director of the Vienna State Opera, recollects all 118 premières of his term from 1991 to 2010, relating his impressions in a very personal and intimate way to Lois Lammerhuber. Axel Zeininger’s photos provide extensive insights into 19 years of opera, with the stars of a whole generation of singers, from Placido Domingo to Anna Netrebko. Facsimile prints of the original playbills make this book an extraordinary document. It also contains a discussion of the arts journalists Gert Korentschnig, Karl-Heinz Roschitz, Heinz Sichrovsky and Wilhem Sinkovicz.

Description

On 632 pages, Ioan Holender, former director of the Vienna State Opera, recollects all 118 premières of his term from 1991 to 2010, relating his impressions in a very personal and intimate way to Lois Lammerhuber. Axel Zeininger’s photos provide extensive insights into 19 years of opera, with the stars of a whole generation of singers, from Placido Domingo to Anna Netrebko. Facsimile prints of the original playbills make this book an extraordinary document. It also contains a discussion of the arts journalists Gert Korentschnig, Karl-Heinz Roschitz, Heinz Sichrovsky and Wilhem Sinkovicz.

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Weight5.125 kg / 11.3 lbs
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