Knowing the Vienna Opera
It was the first building that led to the Ring in Vienna, an urban whim of Emperor Franz Joseph I made up a grand boulevard five miles long that links the center of the Austrian capital and surrounds the old town. Its foundation stone was, therefore, the Staatsoper, or State Opera. Today cites this colossal structure is undisputed for the millions of tourists who come to the Central European capital and is regarded by audiophiles the world as a center of the opera more relevant, however almost two hundred years ago, when opened, was reviled and criticized by the public.
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