The Csárdás Princess

Author: ORF-Enterprise

In 2018 the Vienna Volksoper celebrated its 120th anniversary with a new production of Emmerich Kálmáns “The Csárdás Princess”.

  • The Csárdás Princess | Copyright: © Johannes Ifkovits

    The Csárdás Princess © Johannes Ifkovits

  • The Csárdás Princess | Copyright: © Barbara Pálffy

    The Csárdás Princess © Barbara Pálffy

  • The Csárdás Princess | Copyright: © Barbara Pálffy

    The Csárdás Princess © Barbara Pálffy

Even over one hundred years after its first performance in 1915, this parade of hits from the Silver Age of operetta still has great appeal. Peter Lund, among other things known for his award-winning “Axel at Heaven’s Gate” by Ralph Benatzky also performed at the Vienna Volksoper and distributed by ORF-Enterprise, staged the operetta:

Sylva Varescu is a celebrated stage star. The nobleman Edwin von und zu Lippert-Weylersheim is desperately in love with her, but a nobleman must not get involved with a cabaret singer. Edwin’s parents have already arranged an engagement with his cousin Stasi...

Production year 2018
Duration 140 minutes
Director Peter Lund
Conductor Alfred Eschwé
Soloist Robert Meyer (Leopold Maria), Sigrid Hauser (Anhilte), Lucian Krasznec
Orchestra / Band The Vienna Volksoper Orchestra
Choir The Vienna Volksoper Choir
Producer ORF III



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