We'll return to Vienna in the next month or so and in due course our report on that city will appear in these pages. However, for some that may not be soon enough. For Vienna-bound summer travelers here is an update:

Karajan/Bernstein Festival

Filmed concerts and operas conducted by Herbert von Karajan and Leonard Bernstein are shown outdoors on a giant screen at the Rathausplatz from mid-June to the end of July. Admission is free.

Photos by Leibovitz

Some 150 photographs by Annie Leibovitz will be displayed at the Kunsthaus from August 5 to October 3. Ms. Leibovitz is known for her photos of famous American entertainers and pop music stars which have appeared on the covers of Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone.

Sculpture

Until October at the Austrian Gallery in the Lower Belvedere is an exhibition of the Viennese baroque sculptor, Georg Raphael Donner.

Mozart at the Schönbrunn

Mozart's opera Don Giovanni and his Requiem performed as a ballet will be presented from July 7 to August 14 outdoors at the Schönbrunn Palace. The opera will play Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, the Requiem on Mondays and Tuesdays. On evenings in which the weather does not permit an outdoor performance, ticket holders who have paid a surcharge of about $9 can see the performance indoors in the palace's 300-seat theater. Tickets are 250 AS to 750 AS ($23 to $68) without the surcharge and available from Wiener Kammeroper, Fleischmarkt 24, A-1010 Vienna, telephone 1-513 08 51, fax 1-512 44 48 26.

Musicals

The musical Elisabeth, on the life of Empress Elisabeth, is at Theater an der Wein from July 16. The Phantom of the Opera is at the Raimundtheater until June 30. For tickets contact Vienna Ticket Service, Postfach 160, A-1043 Vienna, telephone 1-587 98 43, fax 1-587 98 44.

Summer Concerts

Vienna's 42nd Summer of Music offers 150 concerts at several venues from now until September 5. Among a long list of top ensembles scheduled to perform are the Vienna Philharmonic, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields. Tickets are priced from 110 AS to 620 AS ($10-$56) Contact: Klangbogen Wien, Laudongasse 29, A-1080 Vienna, telephone 1-4000 8410, fax 1-4000 998410.

Jazz in Vienna

From July 1 to 15 the Vienna Jazz festival will feature such noted artists as Ray Charles, Nancy Wilson, Lou Rawls, Carlos Santana, Stevie Wonder, the Manhattan Transfer and the Count Basie Orchestra. Contact: Live Performance Service, Esteplatz 3/13, A-1030 Vienna, telephone 1-712 42 24, fax 1-712 3434.

Getting Around

A 24-hour rover ticket good for unlimited travel on the city's subway, trams and buses is 45 AS ($4.40). A 72-hour rover ticket costs 115 AS and the weekly season ticket (valid Monday to Sunday, photo required) is 125 AS.

Blue Danube Radio

FM radio in English at 103.8 and 92.9 on the dial.

Vienna Tourist Board

* Obere Augartenstrasse 40
* A-1025 Vienna
* Phone: 1-211 14-0
* Fax: 1-216 84 92

Gemütlichkeit Recommends Vienna Hotels

Luxury

Imperial Kärntner Ring 16, A-1015 Vienna, phone 1-501 100, fax 501 104 10, Rating: V
Sacher Philharmonikerstrasse 4, A-1015 Vienna, phone 1-514 56, fax 1-514 57810, Rating: V

Expensive

Kaiserin Elisabeth Weihburgasse 3, A-1010 Vienna, phone 1-515 26, fax 1-515 267, Rating: III
König von Ungarn Schulerstrasse 10, A-1010 Vienna, phone 1-515 840, fax 1-515 848, Rating: III
Römischer Kaiser Annagasse 16 3, A-1010 Vienna, phone 1-512 7751, fax 1-512 7751 13, Rating: III

Moderate

Kärntnerhof Grashofgasse 4, A-1011 Vienna, phone 1-513 19 23, fax 1-513 22 28, Rating: II
Pension Neuer Markt Seilergasse 9, phone 1-512 2316, fax 1-513 9105, Rating: II
Wandl Petersplatz 9, A-1010 Vienna, phone 1-534 550, fax 1-534 55 77, Rating: II
Schlossherberge am Wilhelminenberg (Youth Hostel), Savoyenstrasse 2, A-1160 Vienna, phone 1-45 85 03-700, fax 1-45 48 76, Rating: I

Restaurants

Expensive

• Restaurant Korso, Mahlerstrasse 2, A-1010, Vienna, phone 1-515 16, fax 1-515 16550, Rating: PP
• Zu den drei Husaren, Weihburggasse 4, A-1010, Vienna, phone 1-512 10920, fax 1-512 109218, Rating: P

Moderate

Am Lugeck, Rotenturmstrasse/Lugeck 7, A-1010 Vienna, phone 1-512 79 79, Rating: P
Falstaff, Währinger Strasse 67, A-1010, Vienna, phone 1-42 27 41, Rating: u
Himmelpforte Himmelpfortegasse 24, A-1010 Vienna, 1-5131967, Rating: u
Zum Kuckuck Himmelpfortgasse 15, A-1010 Vienna, phone 1-51 28 470, Rating: P

Budget

Hopferl Naglergasse 13, A-1010, Vienna, phone 1-533 2641, Rating: u
• Smutny, Elisabethstrasse 8, A-1010, Vienna, phone 1-587 13 56, Rating: u
Zum Weissen Rauchfangkehrer Weihburggasse 4, A-1010, Vienna, phone 1-512-34-71, Rating: u

May 1993