Impressive Advent- and Christmas Concerts

The impressive Advent and Christmas concerts on Hohensalzburg Fortress are truly unique. Even the way through the festively illuminated Salzburger Christmas market ensures for an enchanting start to this special concert evening. The magical atmosphere on the world-famous fortress with a view of the city and its surroundings combined with the artistic quality of the performing ensemble make for an unforgettable concert experience. During the Advent concerts, musical treasures from W.A. Mozart and his contemporaries as well as traditional Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg are performed.

Free ascent with the funicular to the fortress is possible at least 30 minutes before dinner!

IMPRESSIVE ADVENT CONCERTS
29th November to 23rd December / 07:30pm

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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.

Extract from the programme:
W.A.MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
J.HAYDN: Serenade
J.S.BACH: Concerto for 2 Violins and Strings

A.VIVALDI: Harp Concerto, Guitar Concerto
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Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

 

SALZBURG MOZART ENSEMBLE
24th December / 3:00pm

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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.

Extract from the programme:
F. SCHUBERT: String quartet
W.A. MOZART: Clarinette Quintette
W.A. MOZART: A Little Night Music

 

MOZART CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF SALZBURG
25th – 29th December / 07:30pm

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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!

Extract from the programme:
W.A. MOZART: Synfony
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons "Winter"
W.A. MOZART: A Little Night Music – Allegro
J.HAYDN: Serenade
A. DVORAK: Waltzes

Category 1 – numbered seats rows 1-7
Category 2
– unnumbered seats from row 8

For groups of 20 persons there is the possibility of a mulled wine or punch reception on the terrace of the Fortress Hohensalzburg before the concert. Price per person € 3.50


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