Austria, 6900 Bregenz
Seebühne (or floating stage), with 7,000 seats, is the location for large-scale opera or musical performances on a stage over water on the shores of Lake Constance. The sets are spectacular, oversized, and truly something to behold. The extravagantly original and innovative productions/ stagings, frequently using the waters of the lake as an extension of the stage.
Opera or musical productions on the floating stage generally tend to come from the popular operatic repertoire: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi in 2009 & 2010; Tosca by Giacomo Puccini in 2007–2008; Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi in 2005–2006; West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein in 2003-2004; La bohème by Giacomo Puccini in 2001–2002, and Ein Maskenball (Un ballo in maschera) by Giuseppe Verdi in 1999–2000.