The famous Vienna Opera Ball has been an institution since 1935. It's a dazzling night out where etiquette is of the essence. We meet former construction tycoon Richard Lugner who this time invited US TV personality Kim Kardashian to his VIP box.
While critics and audiences the world over may have viewed Montserrat Caballé as the heir to Maria Callas, there's more to the soprano than just bel canto. A look at her successes and triumphs across diverse genres.
On April 12 the Opera House will be reopened after a lengthy renovation. Built by famous theatre architect Giuseppe Galli Bibiena, it is one of the most spectacular buildings of European Baroque festive architecture.
Germany's most prestigious ball at the Semper Opera in Dresden is famous for its debutantes and high-caliber music performances. As the party starts on January 26, here's a look at Europe's top balls.
Protesters waved signs against racism and "Nazis" as members of Austria's far-right gathered to waltz at the Hofburg Palace. FPÖ head Heinz-Christian Strache used the event to denounce anti-Semitism in his party.
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