Drama at Vienna opera: Who will be its new leader?

Gusenbauer.pngBy Mark Landler [International Herald Tribune, 18 April 2007]
VIENNA: Alfred Gusenbauer vividly recalls his earliest nights at the opera. As a son of working-class parents, who came to Vienna from the provinces to study, he spent precious shillings to stand at the rear of the horseshoe-shaped auditorium in the Vienna opera house.