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Impressive Advent- and Christmas Concerts

The atmospheric Advent and Christmas concerts on Fortress Hohensalzburg are unique in their kind. Already the way to the impressive Advent & Christmas concert through the Christmas illuminated Christmas Market will bring you in a special mood for an unforgettable concert evening. The special ambience on the world-famous fortress overlooking the city and the countryside, combined with the artistic quality of the ensembles, make for an unforgettable concert experience. You will be enchanted by musical treasures of W. A. Mozart and his contemporaries and traditional Salzburg Christmas carols.

According to the recommendation of the federal government, we can point out, that with regard to the Corona Virus situation, among other things, we have taken the following measures:

  • Mouth and nose protection for the use of the fortress railway
  • Reduction of passenger capacities in the fortress railway
  • Disinfection stands are available at the fortress railway

In the concert area:

  • Mouth and nose protection must be worn as well during the concert and in all indoor areas
  • Restrictions on seating capacity
  • No concert break
  • Please ensure there is enough space around the cloakroom and in the toilets
  • Disinfection stands are available in the concert area
Program Impressive Advent Concerts November 27th to December 23rd / 08:00 pm
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The Salzburg Advent Ensemble, which achieves perfect harmony through its combining of bowed instruments with string music, treats you to musical treasures during the Advent season. Beloved works from W.A. Mozart as well as traditional Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg are performed together. The unique, impressive Advent Concerts take place in the historic surroundings of the Arms Hall or Castle Hall on Salzburg fortress.

Program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Divertimento
W. A. MOZART: Milan Symphony
W. A. MOZART: A little Nightmusic
A. VIVALDI: Harp Concerto
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

Program subject to modification!

Program Christmas Concert December 24th / 03:00 pm
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To get you in the mood for Christmas Eve, a traditional Christmas Concert takes place in the festively decorated Castle Hall on Salzburg Fortress on 24th December at 3pm. The well-known Salzburg Mozart Ensemble will be performing for you.

Program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
W. A. MOZART: A Little Night Music
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons - Winter
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

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Program Festive Christmas Concerts December 25th to 29th / 08:00 pm
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During the most wonderful time of the year, the Mozart Orchestra of Salzburg, a chamber orchestra steeped in tradition, brings you first-class concerts in the historic surroundings of the festively decorated Castle Hall on Salzburg Fortress. Well-known and beloved pieces of classical music composed by W.A. Mozart, A. Vivaldi and Dvorak shall be performed.

These Christmas Concerts in the historical surroundings of the medieval fortress are unique to Salzburg and delight thousands of concert-goers each year. A most special concert indeed!

Program:
W.A. MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons "Winter"
W. A. MOZART: A Little Night Music
W. A. MOZART: Milano Symphony
J. STRAUSS: Polka, Waltz

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Starting times:
Concert: 08:00pm

24.12.2020
Concert: 03:00pm

Duration concert approx. 90 minutes

Venues:
Goldener Saal / Golden Hall (27.11. und 4., 11. Dez. 2020)
Burgsaal / Castle Hall (28.11.-03.12. und 5.12.-10.12. und 12.12.- 29.12.2020)
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