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Events 2023

Baden Bei Wien Summer 2023 operetta season:
Of particular interest will be the performance of Frühjahrsparade by Robert Stolz on selected days, starting on 30  July 2023. More information HERE

Summer operetta season Bad Ischl 2023
Lehár Festival in Bad Ischl (Lehar, Zeller, Fall) - more information and dates HERE

Operetta at Möriken-Wildegg, Switzerland 2023:
including "A night in Venice". More information HERE (note: link to Facebook - does normally not require an account)

Radio BR Klassic continues with its weekly operetta programmes available online HERE and a diary of stage performances in Germany, Austria and Switzerland can be found HERE.
Radio ORF 1 continues with their series 'Apropos Operette' HERE

News on recordings

July 2023: New CD: Due for release in September 2023, there will be a new CD with works by Labitzky on the CPO label. This will be followed by a future release, probably 2024, with works by Siegfried Translateur. There are also plans for a CD with works by Osacar Fetras.

June 2023: New CDs: Two recent CDs on CPO with mainly overtures by Paul Lincke:
CPO 555428-2: Paul Lincke: Overtures, Vol. 1
CPO 555448-2: Paul Lincke: Overtures, Vol. 2
Click <<HERE>> and <<HERE>> for more information (link to prestomusic's website)-

October, 2022: New CD: Around the World in 80 Days (Die Reise um die Erde in 80 Tagen).
Franz von Suppe's musical travelogue (world premiere recording). Janacek Philharmonic Ostrava, conducted by Dario Salvi.
Naxos 8.574396 Click <<HERE>> for more information (link to Naxos's website).

Upcoming CDs: During August, 2022, Naxos recordings for Volume 3 of Eduard Strauss and a CD with works by Julius Fucik were completed with the Czech Chamber Philarmonic in Pardubice and conductor Marek Stilec.
The release-date is scheduled for early 2024.
Additional information in the News & Updates section within our Members Pages.

In September 2021, Naxos released the 2-CD recording of Johann Strauss' operetta Waldmeister; It is available from our website shop. Dario Salvi conducts the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus.
Naxos' promotional video on this release can be viewed on YouTube HERE.


Previously released: volume 2 of works by Eduard Strauss and the final volume 4 of Contemporaries of the Strauss family.
Streaming media from previous CDs
(click HERE) - A video of an unedited take of "O Schoen Jugendzeit Polka Franciase, Op.262" by Eduard Strauss at the start of one of the recording sessions.
(click HERE) - A video of an unedited take of "Aus lieb’ zu ihr, Polka francaise, Op 135" by Eduard Strauss
(click HERE) - A video of an unedited take of "Immergrün, Gallop" by Joseph Labitzky
(click HERE) - Marco Polo/Naxos promotional video of Eduard Strauss Volume 2.
(click HERE) - Marco Polo/Naxos promotional video of the Contemporaries of the Strauss Family Volume 2.

Volume 28 in the series of CDs from the Ziehrer Stiftung was released in January 2023 with Gardemusik Wien, conducted by Bernhard Heher

British Light Music Society

This Society publicises Light Music events in the UK. See HERE

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