Destinations

Visions of Vienna in Sydney 

Daisy Melwani

It was a plan so huge many naysayers thought it would never be pulled off, but the Australian team at Austria National Tourist Office were determined and the results speak for themselves.

Last night’s Visions of Vienna – a stunning visual and audio production which was live streamed from inside the Sydney Opera House onto its sails – drew mass crowds at Circular Quay and The Rocks with images and video simultaneously broadcasted across the globe via social media.

The Sydney Symphony Orchestra’s performance of “Greatest Hits from Vienna” live streaming also marked the first for an Australian professional ensemble.

Artwork and stunning vistas of Vienna was displayed during the 2-hour event, which was organised by the Vienna Tourist Board in partnership with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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