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February 28, 2018

Vienna Opera Ball

By Chris Boyle

Teatro Colon

FEBRUARY 28, 2019

At the peak of the Austro-Hungarian empire, Vienna was a mecca of old-world grandeur and high-society glamour, and to this day puts on a series of flamboyant dances during its ‘ball season’.

These are magnificent, highly exclusive events which re-capture the imperial era in opulent style. The pinnacle of the ball season is the Opera Ball, which is held at the spectacular Opera House, and is attended by a galaxy of stars and society figures, radiant with jewelry and fine gowns, and crammed with photographers and reporters vying for the latest VIP news. The spectacular opening ceremony features opera and ballet performances, (rent an eight-person box for the best seats in the house), and 160 couples dance the opening number in front of the President of Austria before the floor is opened to all. Guests, shimmering in their finest, whirl their partners to the waltz, the children of dukes mingle with socialites and superstars, and the Opera House rustles, tinkles and soars with the sound of swishing gowns, clinking glasses and timeless music. The Opera Ball is a wonderful chance to experience classic Vienna in all its grandeur, style and love of celebration – a not-to-be-missed event during your stay in the capital.

(+43/1) 514 44 / 2250, 7880 

Wiener Staatsoper GmbH Opernring 2 1010 Wien

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