Eurovision 2015: Conchita and Placido Domingo at the Vienna Opera

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The Queen of Austria aka Conchita Wurst (2014 Eurovision winner) will be joining forces with Spanish world acclaimed tenor Placido Domingo at Vienna’s State Opera on Sunday 17 May where they will perform together.

As Vienna is getting geared up and ready to host the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest next May, the city’s State Opera will also be joining in the Eurovision celebrations and will host a special matinee show Pop Meets Opera on Saturday 17 May featuring none other than Placido Domingo and Conchita Wurst, thus Building Bridges between diferrent musical genres and cultures. The show will be held in Vienna’s epic Opera House at 12:00 CET and will be streamed live worldwide. The show will be televised on ORF 3 at 20:15 CET on the same night.

Placido Domingo and Conchita Wurst will be joined by Vienna’s Philarmonic Orchestra, Vienna State Opera’s Orchestra and  musicians ensemble, and various 2015 Eurovision participating acts.

Eurovision fans and visitors will also be able to view the show for free outside the Opera as the it will be projected on the walls of the square outside the Opera House.

If you wish to see the show live inside the State Opera you can buy your tickets here.

For more information on Vienna you can visit and for the latest news on ESC 2015 in Vienna  ORF’s Eurovision website in German.

The 2015 Eurovision  Song Contest is scheduled to be held in Vienna on 19, 21 and 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle.

Stay tuned to ESCToday for the latest news on the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.