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Address: Platz Der Wiener Symphoniker 1, Bregenz 6900, Austria
Phone Number: +43(0)5574 4070

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I have to say as a lover of the opera, one of my dreams had been to go see a performance here. So for me it was one of the ultimate lifetime experiences. The whole extended... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2016
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

I have to say as a lover of the opera, one of my dreams had been to go see a performance here. So for me it was one of the ultimate lifetime experiences. The whole extended family went. We saw the 2015 production of Turandot which was fantastic. How they stage manage it all is a feat itself. Incredible and... More 

Thank miap
Frankfurt, Germany
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55 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The weather forecast was a little concerning for the 01 August performance of Turandot on the Seebuehne, but there were a lot of determined opera-goers with ponchos and slickers at the ready. During the second act, the threat of rain materialized, and the whole crowd quickly donned their rain gear while the show continued, to be rewarded with a cleverly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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735 reviews
540 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 520 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Unfortunately the timing of our visit to Bregenz was just a little too early to see the opening of their latest production, which happens to be Turandot. But as the staging and seating area seems to have been built on land that is part of a lakeside promenade the producers have to keep the path open when there is no... More 

Thank Molesey19
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290 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

Any opera becomes entertainment for all through the use of the lake as full participant. Priests have been walking on water in Aida, thanks to an hydraulic bridge. The prince had his floating boat in the magic flute. Cranes operators moving part of the decor get standing ovations. Acrobats jump into the water. This year for Turandot, the Great Wall... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We saw the final night of the Magic Flute, and despite niggling drizzle, the Opera, Performers, Orchestra and location was stunning from beginning to end. Turandot is the next scheduled opera on the lake-stage for the next two years, and I would strongly recommend getting tickets around midsummer- I can only imagine the spectacle on a lovely evening with the... More 

Thank Bagshy
Hyde, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Whilst the best way to experience this theatre would no doubt be during a performance of an opera during the Bregenz Festival, visiting this place during the day time is still impressive. You get to see the scale of the outdoor sets, with information about their construction provided over a loud speaker, although only in German. You can walk around... More 

2 Thank Lee C
Hartford, Connecticut
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212 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Every summer the Opera visits the lake in a setting that males one wonder why this is the new normal. Flanked by the Austrian and Swiss Alps, where the Rhein enters a sea that the suns melts into on summer nights, the Bregenzer Festespiele hosts a classic opera in a modern setting that incorporates the lake into the story. The... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

The Seebuehne is the must-see event in Bregenz when you are looking to escape the beautiful local lake and mountains. You can visit the set during the day when through the tannoy they will explain (in German I'm afraid) how the set was constructed and why. For English and if you would like to know a little more than usual... More 

2 Thank the_Chris_Rogers
Galway, Ireland
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45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

A really spectacular production. Very much in spirit of Mozart. The backdrop of the lake added to a really unique set. The extras were in no way distracting. The only cca vest were the subtitles being available only in German. It would be possible to have bilingual subtitles. Not essential though.

2 Thank Padraig47
Zurich, Switzerland
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96 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Nice show at Seebühne (mozart zauberflöte). seats were a bit uncomfortable. -------------------------------------------------

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