Österreichischer Musiktheaterpreis © VBW

The award

The prize is awarded in 16 categories for outstanding performances in the field of opera, operettas, musicals and ballets for the 2014/15 season. Three special prizes will also be awarded.

The following artists will appear: Dmitry Korchak, Rebecca Nelsen, Nina Proll and many more.

This event takes place in cooperation with the Echo Medienhaus.

The price

The New Sculpture, of the Austrian Music Theater Prize, was designed by Augarten Vienna and will be available under the name "Papageno" in the assortment of the Augarten porcelain manufactory from autumn 2016!

Organizer: Association ART PROJEKT

Nominierungen Der Östereichische Musiktheaterpreis

Weibliche Hauptrolle

Oper Graz I Stephanie Houtzeel I Xerxes I Xerxes

Theater an der Wien I Diana Damrau I Leila I Les pecheurs de perles

Tiroler Landestheater I Karina Flores I Adriana I Adriana Lecouvreur

Männliche Hauptrolle

Oper Graz I Yosep Kang I Arnold I Wilhelm Tell

Theater an der Wien I Stéphane Degout I Oreste I Iphigénie en Aulide

Linzer Landestheater I Konstantin Zander I Javert I Les Miserables

Weibliche Nebenrolle

Theater an der Wien I Angelika Kirchschlager I Valerie I Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald

Volksoper I Anita Götz I Despina I Cosi fan tutte

Tiroler Landestheater I Susan Maclean I Fürstin von Bouillon I Adriana Lecouvreur

Männliche Nebenrolle

Theater an der Wien I Pietro Spagnoli I Bartolo I Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Volskoper I Christian Graf I böse Hexe des Westens I Der Zauberer von Oz

Linzer Landestheater I Jacques le Roux I Peter Quint I The Turn of the Screw

Weibliche Nachwuchskünstlerin

Oper Graz I Iulia Maria Dan I Manon I Manon

Volksoper I Franziska Kemna I Der Zauberer von Oz

Salzburger Landestheater I Hannah Bradbury I Lisa I La Sonnambula

Theater an der Wien I Ilse Eerens I Marianne I Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald

Männlicher Nachwuchskünstler

Theater an der Wien I Tobias Greenhalgh I Eugen Onegin I Eugen Onegin

Volksoper I David Sitka I Onkel Präsident

Salzburger Landestheater I Kristofer Lundin I Tamino I Die Zauberflöte


Theater an der Wien I Lotte de Beer I Les pecheurs de perles

Oper Graz I Johannes Erath I Die tote Stadt 

Tiroler Landestheater I Bruno Klimek I Adriana Lecouvreur 

Stadttheater Klagenfurt I Richard Brunel I Dialogues des Carmelites


Oper Graz I Die tote Stadt

Linzer Landestheater I L'amour de loin

Theater an der Wien I Les pecheurs de perles


Tiroler Landestheater I Marie Stockhausen I Charlie Chaplin

Salzburger Landestheater I Peter Breuer I  Nussknacker

Theater an der Wien I John Neumeier I Weihnachtsoratorium

Musikalische Leitung

Tiroler Landestheater I Francesco Angelico I Adriana Lecouvreur

Linzer Landestheater I Dennis Russell Davies I Götterdämmerung 

Ronacher I Koen Schoots I Mary Poppins

Stadttheater Klagenfurt I Alexander Soddy I Dialogues des Carmelites


Oper Graz I Herbert Murauer I Die tote Stadt

Ronacher I Bob Crowley I Mary Poppins

Stadttheater Klagenfurt I Anouk Dell' Aiera I Dialogues des Carmelites 

Theater an der Wien I Marouscha Levy (Bühne), Jorine van Beek (Kostüme) I Les pecheurs de perles

Bestes Festival

Openfestspiele St. Margarethen

Bestes Orchester

Wiener Staatsopernorchester


Dmitry Hvorostovsky


Zubin Mehta

Als einziger Publikumspreis wetteifern folgende KünstlerInnen um den beliebten KRONE Musical Preis

Ana Milva Gomes

Mark Seibert

Nina Proll

Herbert Föttinger

Robert Meyer

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