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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 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.

Impressive Advent Concerts November 28th to December 23rd / 20:00 Uhr

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 program:
W.A.MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
J.HAYDN: Serenade
J.S.BACH: Concerto for 2 Violins and Strings
A.VIVALDI: Harp Concerto, Guitar Concerto
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

Program subject to modification!

Christmas Concert December 24th / 03:00pm

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 program:
F. SCHUBERT: String quartet
W.A. MOZART: Clarinette Quintette
W.A. MOZART: A Little Night Music

Program subject to modification!

Festive Christmas Concerts December 25th to 29th / 08:00 pm

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

Program subject to modification!


Starting times:
Concert: 08:00pm

Christmas Concert 1: 05:30pm
Christmas Concert 2: 08:00pm

Duration concert approx. 90 minutes

Golden Hall (every Friday in Advent)
Castle Hall (28.11.-29.12.2019)
Subject to modification!