Fortress Concert Mozart - Strauss

"A little Night Music“ over the rooftops of Salzburg

With more than 300 concerts being performed every year, the world-renowned Salzburg Fortress Concerts take their place among the most magnificent series of chamber music concerts. The special atmosphere of the 900 year-old Fortress Hohensalzburg together with the excellent acoustics of the Golden Hall ensure that the concert-goer experiences far more than just a concert. From the concert hall and high above the city, you have an incomparable and unique view of the town of Salzburg and its surroundings. Watching a Fortress Concert makes for an unforgettable experience and a highlight of your stay in Salzburg.

The concert ticket includes free entry to the exterior area of the fortress and free ascent with the funicular to the fortress is possible at least 1 hour before the concert begins.

The most beloved works by Mozart and Strauss as well as other great masters of music are performed by internationally-renowned soloists.

3rd January to 25th November & 24th December

Extract from the programme:
W.A.MOZART: Piano quartette
J. HAYDN: Emperor Quartet
J. HAYDN: Piano concert
W.A.MOZART: Clarinet Quintet
F.SCHUBERT: Trout quintette
A.DVORAK: Waltzes
J.STRAUSS: Waltzes, polka
and more

January, February, March, November - Saturday
April - October (on Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
25th - 30th December & 1st - 2nd January (daily)


The “Best of Mozart Orchestra Concerts” are unique to Salzburg and take place in the most magnificent hall in the city – the Golden Hall on the 900 year-old Salzburg fortress. The Mozart Chamber Orchestra of Salzburg, a highly professional and internationally sought-after chamber steeped in tradition, mainly performs the musical treasures of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in a line-up of varying size.

Extract from the programme:
W. A. MOZART: Symphony KV 136, KV 137, KV 138
W. A. MOZART: Piano concert
J. HAYDN: Piano concert
J.S. BACH: Concert for 2 violins
J. STRAUSS: Waltzes, polka
and more

29th November to 23rd December

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

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

Category 1 – numbered seats rows 1-6 (row 1-7 Castle Hall / Arms Hall)
Category 2
– unnumbered seats from row 7 (from row 8 Castle Hall / Arms Hall)

The concert ticket includes free entry to the fortress and transportation with the fortress funicular free of charge. Applicable to concert visitors from 1 hour before the concert begins.

Concert start time:
8:00 pm    January, February, March, April
8:30 pm    May, June, July, August
8:00 pm    September, October, November, December

24.12. Christmas Concert: 03:00 pm
25.12. Christmas Concert 1: 5:30 pm
25.12. Christmas Concert 2: 8:00 pm

Golden Hall (13.04.-31.10.2019 and every Friday in Advent)
Arms Hall (01.01.-12.04.2019 / 01.-16.11.2019)
Castle Hall (28.11.-30.12.2019)
Subject to modification!

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

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