Crowdfunding campaign launched


We have just launched an exciting campaign to raise funds for the concert performance of A Trip to Africa. Please do follow the campaign, share with your friends, and pledge if you can, so that we can make this unique concert as special as it deserves to be. You can find out more about the project here, and by clicking on the link below.  

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‘A Trip to Africa’ available now!


A Trip to Africa: Die Afrikareise, as compiled by Dario Salvi and Hannah Salvi, is now available on Cambridge Scholars. This is the first time that the libretto of Franz Von Suppé’s ‘A Trip to Africa’ has been published in three languages (English, German and Italian) with accompanying stage directions, images, reviews and research.

In 1883, three of the masterminds of Viennese operetta collaborated on a new masterpiece; A Trip to Africa or Die Afrikareise in the

‘A Trip to Africa’ Libretto Set for July Release


The Libretto for ‘A Trip to Africa’ will be released by Cambridge Scholars on Friday 1st July 2016. Researched and compiled by Dario Salvi and Hannah Salvi, this is the only known document to contain the full libretto, including the acted parts and lyrics, in English, German and Italian, as well as stage directions, scene descriptions, costume plots and more. “In 1883, three of the masterminds of Viennese operetta collaborated on a new masterpiece; A

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February concert to feature French horn soloist


We are excited to announce that the next concert, entitled Vienna Matinee, will be held on Sunday 28th February at the Octagon Chapel, Norwich, as part of the Octagon Concert Series. For more information, see the events page.

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Welcome to the all-new website of the Imperial Vienna Orchestra. As you can see, we have updated the way the website looks and made it more stable, so hopefully it will be easier for you to use. It only seemed fitting to make these changes now, as the IVO has an exciting year ahead…watch this space for further updates, and we hope that you enjoy our new look! The Imperial Vienna Orchestra