Morbisch Seefestspiele

Eisenstadt, Austria

Morbisch Seefestspiele is an outdoor performing arts facility with seating capacity of approximately 7500.  It is home to the largest outdoor operata festival in Europe.  The venue is situated on a lakefront, with the permanent raked seating structure facing the lake.  The stage is constructed as a floating barge, with a portion the orchesta pit below the waterline.  The unique productions involve “floating” scenery constructed on separate barges.

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Acoustical Consultant: Prof. Wolfgang Fritz

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