Dinner & Advent- and Christmas Concerts

Dinner & impressive Advent and Christmas concerts on Hohensalzburg Fortress

Culinary and musical delights high above the rooftops of the city - more than a concert!

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. You will enjoy an exquisite 3-course Dinner or VIP Dinner / GOLDEN VIP Dinner in the atmospheric ambience of the festively decorated Panorama Restaurant of Fortress Hohensalzburg. After the dinner, you will be enchanted by musical treasures of W. A. Mozart and his contemporaries and traditional Salzburg Christmas carols, performed  in the historic ambience of the Castle Hall or Golden Hall.

Our special service for all dinner & concert guests:
Individual tables at dinner in the restaurant (except 24th December Gala Dinner & Christmas Concert and 25th December Christmas Matinee).
Your table allocation will be made according to the number of booked persons.


DINNER & ADVENT CONCERTS
28th November to 23rd December / 06:00pm

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 Salzburg Christmas carols are performed together. The unique, impressive Advent & Christmas 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
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg


LUNCH & CHRISTMAS CONCERT
24th December / 1:00pm

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


GALA DINNER & CHRISTMAS CONCERT
24th December / 05.00pm

from 5:00 pm funicular ride to the Fortress Hohensalzburg
05:30 pm Christmas reception at the panoramic rooftop terrace with breathtaking view of the city of Salzburg (incl.1 mulled wine or punch)
06:00 pm 4-course Gala Dinner & Christmas Concert between the courses
End approx. 08:30pm
Last funicular ride: 09.30pm

Small bread rolls with two different spreads
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Shrimps cocktail with pineapple and avocado served in a glass
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W.A. MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
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Chestnut red wine ceam soup
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A. VIVALDI: The four seasons - winter
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Veal medallions on morel cream sauce
with potato gratin and vegetable bouquet
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Christmas music from the countryside
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Crème brûlée with fruits served in a glass


GALA DINNER CHRISTMAS EVE
24th December  / 6:00 pm
(only Dinner, no concert) 
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CHRISTMAS MATINEE & LUNCH
25th December / 11:30am

Start the first Christmas day with a high-class Christmas Matinee & Lunch in the historical rooms of the Fortress Hohensalzburg.
from 11:30 am Funicular ride to the Fortress Hohensalzburg
Christmas reception at the panoramic rooftop terrace with breathtaking view of the city of Salzburg (incl.1 mulled wine or punch)
12:00 pm 3-course Lunch & Music between the courses

Extract from the programme:
W.A. MOZART: Divertimento Salzburg
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons "Winter"
and
Advent/Christmas Music from the countryside of Salzburg


DINNER & CHRISTMAS CONCERTS
25th – 29th December / 06:00pm

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


DINNER
Category 1 / Category 2

- Mini bread rolls with two different spreads
- Creamy tomato soup with cream topping
- Chicken breast, stuffed with spinach on a rich rosemary sauce,
  noodles and mixed vegetables
or
Fillet of fish on a herbal sauce, parsley potatoes and vegetables
or
Vegetable strudel on a pumpkin-ginger sauce and herbed potatoes
- "Mozart dessert variation"

In the price included (Category 1 / Category 2):
- Fortress Railway ascent & descent
- Dinner (excl. drinks)
- Impressive Advent / Christmas Concert


VIP-DINNER
Category VIP / Category GOLDEN VIP

- Mini bread rolls with two different spreads
- Creamy herbal soup with croutons
- Pikeperch, fillet of salmon and prawn with saffron noodles and vegetables
or
Medallions of veal with a rich cognac sauce served with potato gratin and vegetables
or
Vegetable strudel on a pumpkin-ginger sauce and herbed potatoes
- "Mozart dessert variation"

In the price included (Category VIP):
- Fortress Railway ascent & descent
- VIP Dinner (excl. drinks)
- Impressive Advent / Christmas Concert
- Evening-program booklet
- 1 glass of sparkling wine during concert break


In the price included (Category GOLDEN VIP:
- Fortress funicular ascent & descent
- VIP Aperitif
- VIP Dinner inkl. window seat
- 1 bottle of 0.375 l red or white wine / 1 bottle of 0.33 l mineral water / 1 coffee
- Impressive Advent / Christmas Concert
- Evening-program booklet
- 1 glass of sparkling wine during concert break


Programme and menu are subject to change!

Category 1 / Category VIP / Category GOLDEN VIP – numbered seats row 1-7 Castle Hall (row 1-6 Golden Hall)
Category 2 – free seating from row 8 Castle Hall (from row 7 Golden Hall)


Starting times:
Dinner: 6:00 pm / Concert 8:00 pm

December 25, 2019
Christmas Concert 1: Concert 5:30 pm / Dinner 7:30 pm
Christmas Concert 2: Concert 6:00 pm / Dinner 8:00 pm


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


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

Notice: The concert hall (Golden Hall) unfortunately does not provide disabled access for people with limited mobility.


DINNER &
FORTRESS CONCERTS

03rd January to 23rd November
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