Monday, June 6, 2011
University of Music and Performing Arts
Since 1999 the main building of the University of Music and Performing Arts is located in the 3rd district. It was constructed between 1821 and 1823 and housed the University of Veterinary Medicine until 1996, which moved to a new campus on the outskirts of Vienna at that time. The University of Music and Performing Arts is one of the largest arts universities in the world. Its curricula range from instrumental studies, voice and voice performance, to acting, the film academy, music education and research areas. Herbert von Karajan and Zubin Mehta have graduated from this university. The sculpture "Música" in front of the building was created by Mexican artist Leonardo Nierman.