Christmas in Vienna: Enjoy a Range of Christmas Concerts at Famous Venues in Vienna:
Christmas is a special time in Vienna and in the four weeks leading to Christmas much of the city’s deeply-rooted Christmas traditions are played out in the living rooms and kitchens of homes and in colourful events around the city.
Christmas markets are a long-standing Austrian tradition as are the famous Vienna classical concerts. At Christmas time the city’s churches and concert halls put on the best of their Advent concerts.
If you are spending Christmas in Vienna, you too can enjoy one of the many traditional Christmas concerts in the city.
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Many of the concerts are held in venues which are themselves very popular Vienna attractions such as the St Stephen’s Cathedral and the Karlskirche.
Below are some of the special Christmas concerts in Vienna. You can book your Vienna concert tickets on-line by clicking on the link:
Christmas Concerts in Vienna – 2016
|Nov. 25 – Dec 23||Stephansdom: Christmas Concert|
In the glorious setting of Vienna’s Stephansdom (St Stephen’s Cathedral), enjoy an intimate evening with chamber music by the Wiener KammerOrchester (Vienna Chamber Orchestra). Enjoy works by Mozart, Bach, Schubert and Haydn at this Advent Concert Series.
|Nov. 25 – Dec. 18||Annakirche: Magic Trumpet|
In the intimate setting of St Anne’s Church visitors can enjoy Advent concerts with works by Mozart, Bach, Schubert and Haydn.
|Nov. 25 – Dec. 30||Malteserkirche: ‘Christmas Trumpet’|
Enjoy a special Christmas Trumpet Concert with works by Bach, Mozart and more at the Malteserkirche whose history is linked to that of the Maltese Order.
|Dec.10, 15 & 17 only||Minoritenkirche: ‘Trumpets in Concert – A Very Special Christmas’|
An energetic and exciting interpretation of Christmas compositions by the Trumpet Vienna ensemble at the Minoritenkirche church in Vienna. Enjoy music ranging from Pachelbel’s The First Noel to Elvis Presley’s Blue Christmas.
|Dec. 18||Volksoper Wien Christmas Concert|
The Christmas Concert is one of the last highlights at the end of the year, and it has been very popular among audience and ensemble members of the Volksoper for many years. Due to the high demand for this Christmas concert a second one is being planned however the date not yet available.
|Dec. 21 & 25||Karlskirche Vienna Christmas Concerts|
Celebrate the holiday with music by Bach, Vivaldi, Beethoven, and Mozart! The Vienna Concert Orchestra performs an uplifting program in Vienna’s magnificent St. Charles’s Church.
|Dec. 24 – Dec. 30||Wiener Kursalon: Christmas Concert and in Vienna|
Enjoy the festive season at a Strauss & Mozart Christmas concert of the “Salonorchester Alt Wien” in the beautiful surroundings of the Kursalon Vienna. Celebrate with a delicious dinner either before or after the concert in the Restaurant “Johann” at Kursalon Vienna.
|Dec. 25, 26, 31||Wiener Hofburg|
A real treat this Christmas is to enjoy Viennese music in the elegant atmosphere of the Wiener Hofburg (Vienna Imperial Palace). Yes, you can treat yourself to a musical performance in one of Vienna’s historic halls. Together with vocal soloists, the Wiener Hofburg Orchester offers a selection from the most popular waltz and operettas by Johann Strauss, Emmerich Kalman, and Franz Lehar, as well as opera arias and duets by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
|Dec. 1 – 31||Concerts in Mozart’s House|
Enjoy this concert by the Mozart Ensemble Wien at the Viennese Mozart House (Mozarthaus Wien), in which the great composer himself lived and worked. The primary focus of the concert series is on chamber music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, but compositions by Franz Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Franz Schubert are also on the program.