It's one of the delights of the bel canto-repertoire: Donizetti's opera “Lucia di Lammermoor”. Laurent Pelly creates a dreamlike and mysterious atmosphere at the Vienna Staatsoper . Olga Peretyatko and Juan Diego Flórez incarnate the tragic lovers in this edition of Musica.
Three German men have been killed and one is still missing after an avalanche in Austria - but searches have been halted for the time being, because of the risk of further snow-slides. So far this month 24 people have died in central Europe - because of the bad weather.
Several monks have been injured, one has been left with "severe head injuries", after being held captive at a Vienna church, police say. Two men, one carrying a gun, raided the Katholische Kirche Maria at around 1.30 pm local time.