A Competitive Classical Summer Stage for the World's Capital of Opera

Lifestyle & TravelTravel ♦ Published: April 20, 2018; 11:45 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Danube Arena, a huge summer stage for classical concerts, opera and operetta, is reportedly to be built on the banks of the Danube in the middle of Vienna. The aim is to compete with the big summer venues Bregenz, Mörbisch and Salzburg and to give tourists and locals the chance to enjoy classical music even in summer (during the summer breaks of the established venues).

Kaisermühlenbucht: The summer stage already exists in its basic architecture / Picture: © Google Maps 2018

According to the daily "Österreich", Europe's most attractive classical music location is to be built in Vienna.

The new mayor of Vienna, Michael Ludwig, and the district head of Donausstadt, Ernst Nevrivy, are already working out concrete project plans.

It is to become a summer stage with 5,000 seats, which already exists in its basic architecture in the form of…