Die Wiener Staatsoper

A must have for lovers of opera and photography!
The Vienna State Opera seen by ace photographer Lois Lammerhuber – architecture photography at its best!

Ioan Holender, Andreas Lang, Oliver Lang, Werner Piller,
Walter Renner, Reinhard Seifert, Georg Springer
Photos: Lois Lammerhuber

24 × 32 cm
200 pages
German/English/French
Hardcover in slipcase
ISBN 978-3-901753-14-5
May 2009

49.90
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Authors

  • Ioan Holender

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

  • Lois Lammerhuber

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

  • Werner E. Piller

    Werner E. Piller is Professor of Palaeontology and Historical Geology at the University of Graz. His research spans fields ranging [...] more

Awards

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The house on the ring celebrated its 140th anniversary. The book relates the story of the Vienna State Opera building, from the laying of the foundation stone on 20 May 1863 to the solemn inauguration on 25 May 1869, from the destruction in the Second World War to the reopening in 1955. Above all, it tells of the uniqueness of this repertoire theatre.

In large-size images, ace photographer Lois Lammerhuber looks on and behind the scenes of the Vienna State Opera, accessing places usually prohibited to visitors and showing stage machinery, rehearsal rooms, and the ceiling frescos high up in the beams.

With a preface by Ioan Holender, for many years director of the Vienna State Opera, and a text by long-time employees, this book provides insight into the way Austria’s music icon really works.

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The house on the ring celebrated its 140th anniversary. The book relates the story of the Vienna State Opera building, from the laying of the foundation stone on 20 May 1863 to the solemn inauguration on 25 May 1869, from the destruction in the Second World War to the reopening in 1955. Above all, it tells of the uniqueness of this repertoire theatre.

In large-size images, ace photographer Lois Lammerhuber looks on and behind the scenes of the Vienna State Opera, accessing places usually prohibited to visitors and showing stage machinery, rehearsal rooms, and the ceiling frescos high up in the beams.

With a preface by Ioan Holender, for many years director of the Vienna State Opera, and a text by long-time employees, this book provides insight into the way Austria’s music icon really works.

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Weight2.135 kg / 4.71 lbs
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