Looking back with love
28 JUNE 2020: Dominique Meyer is looking back at his decade as director of the Wiener Staatsoper, before moving on to La Scala next season.
Dominique Meyer © Wiener Staatsoper
Wiener Staatsoper © Michael Poehn
Dominique Meyer und Manuel Legris © APA Helmut Fohringer
Looking back with love – Dominique Meyer at the Wiener Staatsoper
He would have imagined his brilliant last season differently: after ten years as director of the Wiener Staatsoper, Dominique Meyer will move on to the famous La Scala in Milan next season. After a successful Viennese decade, his ballet director Manuel Legris also has moved his center of life and work to Milan.
Dominique Meyer leaves his successor Bogdan Roscic a well-ordered, financially very successful house. In his last days in Vienna, he and ORF presenter Teresa Vogl look back on successes, stage wins, but also on defeats and exceptional situations in ten eventful years as opera director. Many excerpts from ORF integral recordings, but also from various opera streams underpin important and impressive opera and ballet productions of the past seasons.
Production Company Austrian Broadcasting Corporation
Producer Karin Veitl
Director Thomas Bogensberger
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