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Vienna: Mozart Concert at the Golden Hall

1. Vienna: Mozart Concert at the Golden Hall

Enjoy a superb concert of Mozart and Strauss classics at one of the city’s most venerable concert halls. During this entertaining and stylish evening, you will see a performance by the renowned Vienna Mozart Orchestra. Founded in 1986, the Vienna Mozart Orchestra is composed of frequent participants at the concerts of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and Vienna Symphonic Orchestra, as well as other prestigious Austrian ensembles. Beside its worldwide touring history, the Vienna Mozart Orchestra is well known for holding Mozart concerts in Vienna in period costumes, enriching the musical life of the city. Listen as 30 exceptional musicians, 2 internationally renowned soloists, and 2 opera singers from the Vienna State Opera and Vienna’s Volksoper, present a well balanced concert program in the style of the musical academies from the late 18th-Century. Directed by star conductors, the incomparable acoustics and impressive architecture of these beautiful Viennese concert halls make for an unforgettable evening.

Vienna: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concert in Karlskirche

2. Vienna: Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Concert in Karlskirche

Experience Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, a masterpiece of classical music. Visit Vienna’s Karlskirche and listen to the concertos of a string quartet and basso continuo. The performance by Orchestra 1756, a classical period instrument ensemble, makes this concert extraordinary. Enjoy a journey through time with this evening concert and experience unforgettable moments with historical sounds. The Four Seasons includes four of twelve revolutionary violin concertos that interpret each season of the year. Four sonnets are the inspiration for this masterpiece that takes you into a world of sound, with thunder and lightning, cracking ice and birdsong, a sleeping shepherd boy, hunting parties, and many other places. Program: Le quattro stagioni – The Four Seasons Spring, Op. 8 Nr. 1 Summer, Op. 8 Nr. 2 Autumn, Op. 8 Nr. 3 Winter, Op. 8 Nr. 4 Works by W. A. Mozart, J. S. Bach, H. I. F Biber, and other major composers.

Classic Ensemble Vienna in St. Peter's Church

3. Classic Ensemble Vienna in St. Peter's Church

Experience St. Peter's Church, one of the most beautiful Baroque churches in Vienna. The church was built from 1701 to 1733 according to plans by Lukas von Hildebrand. Let the Classic Ensemble Vienna enchant you here with an evening of Classical music. Hear wonderful interpretations of works by famous composers like Mozart, Beethoven, Bach and many more. Hear "Eine kleine Nachtmusik," let the music lead you through "The Four Seasons" and follow musical stories by Mozart, Bach and Schubert. Enjoy these Classical works in the indescribably ambience of the underground vaults of St. Peter's Church in the heart of Vienna.

Vienna State Opera: Skip-the-Line Entry Ticket & Guided Tour

4. Vienna State Opera: Skip-the-Line Entry Ticket & Guided Tour

Explore the Vienna State Opera on this guided tour with skip-the-line entry privileges. Immerse yourself in the Renaissance Revival architecture and intricate designs of the opera house and discover many things that remain hidden from the typical evening audience. Arrive at the opera house and enjoy a streamlined entry process by simply showing your confirmation voucher. Meet your guide and start your journey through the building.  From the foyer, take the grand staircase to the state rooms (the tea salon, Marble Hall, Schwind Foyer, Gustav Mahler Hall) before reaching the auditorium.  Stop and take a look at the stage where many famous musicians, dancers, and artists have stood. As you explore, hear facts about the building’s history and its architecture, and learn how an opera house is run.

Vienna: Classical Concert in St. Anne's Church

5. Vienna: Classical Concert in St. Anne's Church

Enjoy a concert by a string quartet of musicians who perform in renowned Viennese orchestras. The programs include works by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Schubert, and other composers associated with the Viennese Classic. St. Anne's Church, the concert venue, is located in the heart of Vienna and is considered an architectural masterpiece with splendid acoustics and Baroque ambiance. Mozart and Beethoven· · June 4, 11, 18, 25 · July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 · August 6, 13, 20, 27 · September 3, 10, 17, 24 October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven · June 7, 14, 21, 28 · July 5, 12, 19 · August 2, 9, 16 ,23, 30 · September 6, 13, 20, 27 October 4, 11, 18, 25 Schubert and Beethoven · June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 · July 7, 14, 21, 28 · August 4, 11, 18, 25 · September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 October 6, 13, 20, 27 Haydn and Schubert · June 5, 12, 19, 26 · July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 · August 7, 14, 21, 28 · September 4, 11, 18, 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Vienna: Vienna Central Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

6. Vienna: Vienna Central Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

Experience a walking tour of a different kind and follow your guide on a tour through possibly the largest cemetery in Austria. The Vienna Central Cemetery, with its three million inhabitants, offers an abundance of history, architecture, and intrigue. Learn everything about the spaciously laid out cemetery in Vienna's south, which was opened in 1874, and discover the graves of honor for numerous personalities from the world of art, culture, and politics. See soldiers' graves, memorials, graves of different religious beliefs, and of course, the graves of many Viennese people. The individual areas you will encounter during the walking tour will represent the traditions of religions, their cultures, and many personal life stories.

Vienna: Classical Concert at Mozarthaus

7. Vienna: Classical Concert at Mozarthaus

The Mozart Ensemble Vienna invites you to a moving and unforgettable concert at Mozart's first house in Vienna. Enjoy music from the Viennese Classical Period by the likes of Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Beethoven, and more. The Sala Terrena at Mozarthaus Vienna is located in Vienna’s historic city center, near both St. Stephan’s Cathedral and Hofburg. It was built as part of the monastery of the German Knightly Order in the second half of the 12th century. In 1781, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart lived in the monastery of the German Order of Knights. He played several concerts in Vienna’s oldest concert hall commissioned by Archbishop Colloredo, an important patron of the Mozart family.

Vienna: Tickets for Mozarthaus Vienna with Audio Guide

8. Vienna: Tickets for Mozarthaus Vienna with Audio Guide

Mozarthaus Vienna with Audio Guide: At the Mozarthaus Vienna, visitors can explore the only Vienna apartment of Mozart’s that has been preserved, where he lived from 1784 to 1787 and composed more music than anywhere else. Around this flat, a comprehensive presentation of the times in which Mozart lived and of his most important works, spread over three exhibition levels, awaits Mozart fans, young and old, from all over the world. The exhibition is focused on the great composer’s Vienna years, which represent the peak of his creative achievement. Make sure to get a free Audioguide to discover Mozarthaus Vienna. In addition to the permanent exhibition, a special exhibition also takes place in the Mozarthaus Vienna, which changes each year and is included in the price of admission. Every Sunday an additional, 30-minute free tour of the highlights of the Mozarthaus Vienna is available (only with valid entrance tickets).  Music Combo Ticket: Mozarthaus Vienna and Haus der Musik: Together with the interactive Haus der Musik, the Mozarthaus Vienna offers the “Mozart & More” combo ticket, ideal for music fans. Embark on a journey of discovery into the world of Mozart and music. The Haus der Musik in Vienna is a modern, interactive sound museum located in the historic city center. The 6 floors of the historical palace invite visitors to try out making music themselves. The Haus der Musik combines the past, present and future of music in an inspiring and exciting way.

Vienna: Mozart's Requiem Concert Tickets in the Karlskirche

9. Vienna: Mozart's Requiem Concert Tickets in the Karlskirche

Experience Mozart's Vienna with tickets for a concert evening at the Karlskirche, one of the most beautiful baroque churches located north of the Alps. Listen to the Requiem Mass in D minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The performance with 40 musicians is based on the size of the world premiere in 1756. This results in the ensemble's special, historical, and classic sound. There are numerous legends surrounding the requiem mass - Mozart is said to have sung the moving "Lacrimosa" with his friends on his deathbed.  Choose your seat in one of the 3 available categories: Category I with reserved seats in the first 13 rows, Category II with free choice of seats in the middle part of the church or in the gallery, and Category III with free choice of seats in the back part of the church or in the gallery.

Vienna: Classical Concert at St. Stephen's Cathedral

10. Vienna: Classical Concert at St. Stephen's Cathedral

Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, one of the most beautiful buildings in the Austrian capital. Whether you're a music aficionado or simply curious, you're sure to enjoy the tremendous acoustics within the cathedral walls. Choose from famous classical or Christmas shows for an elegant concert in Vienna. Admire the jewels of classical music at St. Stephen's Cathedral, where W. A. Mozart and J. Haydn once played. Listen to the great works of European composers like Mozart, Beethoven, and Bach, even during Christmas time (if option selected). Celebrate Schubert's 225th birthday with a fitting performance in his beautiful hometown. Commemorate the 175th anniversary of Felix Mendelssohn’s death with a performance of his oratorio about the story of the biblical prophet Elijah, one of the composer's best-known works. Listen to a concert on the new Giant Organ (if organ concert option selected) with mighty sounds from more than 12,000 pipes, one of the biggest organ units of Europe. Hear world-class organists play a wide-ranging program with masterful virtuosity in the central nave of the church.

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What people are saying about Vienna

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4.5 / 5

based on 99 reviews

The church is so beautiful and mesmerising that the concert only added another star to its beauty! The place, the ambience, the artists, it was all so amazing that I am so sure to recommend it to anyone visiting Vienna!!

We had a wonderful evening, everything was sumptuous: the room, the performance of the musicians with their beautiful period costumes and finally the pieces chosen, especially in the second part...I recommend!

Idyllic little hall with great acoustics. Cold shivers passed through the body as the strings sounded so beautifully. I highly recommend.

Wonderful experience! Intimate and charming location, really friendly staff, incredible musicians.

Not only was the music amazing, it was very entertaining .