Monday MON 24 December 2018
Tuesday TUE 25 December 2018
Wednesday WED 26 December 2018
Thursday THU 27 December 2018
Education – Orfeo & Majnun
Orfeo and Majnun

Orfeo and Majnun © Hugo Segers


Orfeo & Majnun

Orfeo & Majnun is a participatory project, which is co-funded by the EU. In addition to Belgium, France, Malta, Portugal, Poland and the Netherlands, the Wiener Konzerthaus in cooperation with Brunnenpassage and Basis.Kultur.Wien will realize the project in Austria. In Orfeo & Majnun the Greek myth of »Orpheus and Eurydice« meets the Arabic love story of »Leila and Majnun«. Wiener Konzerthaus’ most important mission is to make culture accessible to all people. Orfeo & Majnun presents an opportunity and a platform for all participants to exchange and realize creative ideas.

Love, Loss and Longing: Creative workshops of numerous genres and styles (dance, music, poetry slam, virtual reality, film, etc.) will be held on these topics, which connect the two stories. The newly composed musical work »Orfeo & Majnun« concludes the project in the Great Hall of the Wiener Konzerthaus. The opera, sung in German, English and Arabic, brings together not only amateurs and professional musicians on stage, but also classical European instruments with those of oriental origin.

Information and Contact (pdf, 500 kb)

Wiener Konzerthaus
Lothringerstrasse 20
A-1030 Wien

Telephone +43 1 242 002
Fax: +43 1 24200-110

Box office hours
Monday to Friday: 9:00–19:45
Saturday: 9:00–13:00
as well as from 45 minutes prior to the performance
Telephone lines are open
Monday to Friday: 8.00–18.00
Saturday: 9.00–13.00
Special office hours
On 18 December 2018 the Ticket- & Service-Center will be open until 17:00
On 29 and 30 December: 9:00–18:00
1 January 2019: 13:00–18.00
On 24, 25 and 26 December 2018 as well as on 3 January 2019 the Ticket- & Service-Center will be closed.