On 19th May Protected content , the Life Ball will celebrate its 20th anniversary under the motto “Fight the Flames of Ignorance”. On the eve of the Life Ball the “Wiener Burgtheater“ will, for the first time ever, present an exclusive gala concert featuring international opera stars, legendary singers, doyens of the “Burgtheater” as well as the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Net profits will go to the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) and President Bill Clinton will attend the concert to represent his organisation.
Apart from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Louis Langrée and accompanied on the piano by Malcolm Martineau, classical artists Mojca Erdmann, Bernarda Fink, Michael Schade and Florian Boesch, as well as soul and jazz legends Randy Crawford and Al Jarreau will perform for the cause. Actors Antonio Banderas, Sunnyi Melles, Maximilian Schell and Gert Voss will read between the music performances, while human rights activist and author Maya Angelou will recite her own personal poem.
“Red Ribbon Celebration Concert – United in Difference”
Friday, 18th May Protected content , concert starts at 7 p.m.
Burgtheater, Dr. Karl-Lueger-Ring 2, Protected content
Tickets: 30.- / 50.- / 80.- / 100.- / 150.-
Tickets are available at the following locations:
Box-office central of Bundestheater, Protected content , Operngasse 2
Burgtheater box-office, Protected content , Dr. Karl-Lueger-Ring 2
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8 am to 6 pm, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays 9 am to 12 am.
Ticket sale on the Internet at Protected content or directly at Protected content
Ticket sale by phone with credit cards: Protected content
For credit card holders: from Monday to Sunday from 10 am to 9 pm from all over the world.