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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 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.

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***.

Concert hall:

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

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 and concert hall area.

Program Impressive Advent Concerts November 26th to December 23rd / 08:00 pm
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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.

Program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Divertimento
W. A. MOZART: Milan Symphony
W. A. MOZART: A little Nightmusic
A. VIVALDI: Harp Concerto
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

Program subject to modification!

Program Christmas Concert December 24th / 03:00 pm
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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.

Program:
W. A. MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
W. A. MOZART: A Little Night Music
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons - Winter
and
Advent music from the countryside of Salzburg

Program subject to modification!

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

Program:
W.A. MOZART: Salzburg Symphony
A. VIVALDI: The Four Seasons "Winter"
W. A. MOZART: A Little Night Music
W. A. MOZART: Milano Symphony
J. STRAUSS: Polka, Waltz

Program subject to modification!

 

Starting times:
Concert: 08:00pm

24.12.2021
Concert: 03:00pm

Duration concert approx. 90 minutes

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