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Dinner & Impressive Advent- and Christmas Concerts

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.
Your table allocation will be made according to the number of booked persons.

Except 24th December and 25th December Christmas Matinee.

Coronavirus Info
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In accordance with the COVID-19 regulations we allow ourselves to refer to the following measures:

Fortress Cable Car:

  • FFP2 masks must be worn when using the fortress cable car.
  • Use of the funicular only when vaccinated** or recovered from COVID-19***.

Restaurant/Concert hall:

  • Visit is only possible when vaccinated** or recovered from COVID-19***.
  • FFP2 masks must be worn, except at table.

Please present the necessary confirmation as outlined below upon entering (without having to be asked to do so).

**Vaccinated persons: With the 2nd vaccination (except Johnson & Johnson-from 3.1.2022 on you would need a 2nd vaccination), your vaccination card or a document confirming the vaccination is valid for max. 9 months.

***Persons recovered from COVID-19: The document confirming your recovery is valid for max. 6 months.

Further Notice:
A sufficient number of disinfection stands are available in and around the fortress cable car, the restaurant and concert hall area.

DINNER & ADVENT CONCERT November 26th to December 23rd / 06.00pm
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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 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.

from 5.30 pm ascent Fortress Railway
6:00 pm Dinner (see below LUNCH/DINNER and VIP DINNER) in the Panorama Restaurant
8.00 pm Advent Concert

Extract from the program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
J. S. BACH: Concerto for 2 Violins and Strings
W. A. MOZART: A little Nightmusic
A. VIVALDI: Harp Concerto
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

Program subject to modification!

LUNCH & CHRISTMAS CONCERT December 24th / 01.00pm
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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 program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Sinfonie
W. A. MOZART: A Little Night Music
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons - Winter
A. VIVALDI: Guitar concert
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

Starting times:

Lunch / VIP Lunch Christmas Concert
01.00pm 03.00pm

Program subject to modification!

DINNER & CHRISTMAS CONCERTS December 25th to 29th / 06.00pm
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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 program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Synfony
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons "Winter"
W. A. MOZART: A Little Night Music
A. DVORAK: 2 Dances
J. STRAUSS: Pizzicato Polka
J. STRAUSS: Leichtes Blut Polka

Program subject to modification!

DINNER / LUNCH (Category 1 / Category 2)
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Mini bread rolls with two types of spread
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Creamy tomato soup with violin dumplings
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Corn-fed chicken breast filled with mountain herbs on local potatoes
and vegetables of the season
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"Mozart dessert"

We are happy to serve you a vegetarian menu on request.


In the price included (Category 1/Category 2):

  • Fortress Railway ascent & descent
  • Dinner (excl. drinks)
  • Impressive Advent / Christmas Concert

Menu are subject to change!

VIP DINNER / GOLDEN VIP DINNER (Category VIP / Category Golden VIP)
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Mini bread rolls with two types of spread
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Beef broth with dumplings
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Braised beef cheek from local cattle on truffeled mashed potatoes
and vegetables of the season
or
Roasted Salzburg Gold Trout in almond butter with rosemary potatoes
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"Original Salzburger Nockerl"
Fluffy egg soufflé with vanilla cream and berries

We are happy to serve you a vegetarian menu on request.


In the price included (Category VIP):

  • Fortress Railway ascent & descent
  • VIP Dinner (excl. drinks)
  • Impressive Advent / Christmas Concert (Middle Section - numbered seats row 1-3)
  • 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 (Middle Section - numbered seats row 1-3)
  • Evening-program booklet
  • 1 glass of sparkling wine during concert break

Menu are subject to change!

Starting times Dinner & Advent- and Christmas Concerts:
Dinner: 06:00pm / Concert 08:00pm

24.12.2021
01:00pm Lunch / 03:00pm Concert

Duration concert approx. 90 minutes

Venues:
Goldener Saal / Golden Hall (Friday in Advent)
Burgsaal / Castle Hall (26.11.-30.12.2021)
Subject to modification!