Burgtheater plans Jelinek and Nestroy productions


Plays by Nobel Prize in Literature laureate Elfriede Jelinek, Ferdinand Raimund and Johann Nepomuk Nestroy will be performed at the Burgtheater (www.burgtheater.at) next season. Burgtheater director Matthias Hartmann announced that the theatre would stage a drama play based on Jelinek’s text “Schatten (Eurydike sagt)” from autumn. Jelinek’s “Winterreise” is currently performed to wide acclaim at […]

Albertina Museum Advised To Return Drawings


An art commission, set up by the Ministry of Culture, has recommended the Albertina Museum return five drawings by artist Egon Schiele to the descendents of their Jewish owner.Viennese Karl Maylander, who was deported to a Polish labour camp in 1941, was the original owner of the drawings by Schiele.The dealer knew Schiele before the […]