The centre of the operetta world is located only sixty kilometres southeast of Vienna in the picturesque town of Mörbisch, on the shores of Lake Neusiedl. In front of a one-of-a-kind natural backdrop, masterpieces of classic operetta are performed on one of Europe’s largest and loveliest open-air stages, boasting 3,600 m² of floor space.
With Die Fledermaus (“The Bat”), Johann Strauß did not merely celebrate his greatest and most lasting success, but created a composition which is accepted worldwide as the masterpiece of Viennese operetta, as countless productions with leading artists bear witness.
Not only operetta As in previous years, the festival of Mörbisch ist presenting a colourful variety of additional events:
May 23 and 25: military music festival
July 17 / 18: pop stars at the lake like Hansi Hinterseer, Die Paldauer, Claudia Jung, G.G. Anderson, Nino de Angelo, Nik P. & Band, Rosanna Rocci, SIMONE
July 31 / August 1: “Der Watzmann ruft” – cult masterpiece live!
August 8: Andreas Gabalier and the group “Die Seer”
August 13: Tom Jones live! The godfather of modern Soul
September 4: the 3 giants of music: Kastelruther Spatzen, Nockalm Quintett and Les Amigos