CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT FAMOUS VENUES IN MUNICH:
Christmas is a special time Munich and like in the rest of Germany, music is very much a part of the Munich Christmas celebrations. If you are spending Christmas in Munich, you too can enjoy one of the many Christmas concerts in the city.
Popular Munich Attractions
Most of the concerts are held in venues which are themselves very popular Munich attractions such as the Munich Residenz. With ten courtyards and 130 rooms, the Munich Residenz is the largest city
palace in Germany. This Munich royal palace was once the seat of government and the royal residence of Bavarian monarchs. Many of the great halls in the Munich Residenz are now used for functions, including classical concerts. Another such venue is the Cuvilliés-Theatre, considered to be Europe’s finest surviving Rococco theatre.
If you prefer to enjoy your Christmas music in a more intimate setting, these Christmas events in Munich can also be enjoyed in churches like the Allerheiligen Hofkirche.
Below is a list of some special Christmas concerts in Munich. To make a booking, just click on the link:
Christmas Concerts in Munich – 2019
|Nov.21||Residenz Munich Hofkapelle : Residence Serenades|
The Ensemble Residence Soloists (Residenz-Solisten) will perform selected classical compositions by Vivaldi, Mozart and many others.
You can also book this concert series together with a tour through the entire residence, including the visit of the newly refurbished Cuvilliés Theaters! The tour ticket will be valid two days before and five days after the concert evening.
To round off this evening, enjoy a delicious meal in one of Munich’s best known restaurants.
|Dec. 5||Allerheiligen Hofkirche – Christmas Gospel Night|
Experience gospel music like never before in this astonishing performance of Christmas masterworks by Donna Brown & The Golden Gospel Pearls.
|Dec. 7||Schloss Nymphenburg: Mozart Advent Konzert|
Mozart’s works enjoy worldwide popularity and are among the most important of classical music. Celebrate the season with his masterworks which are performed by outstanding musicians. Experience an excursion through the ingenious repertoire of the Salzburg prodigy.
Other Advent &Christmas concerts at Schloss Nymphenburg
|Dec. 7||Philharmonie Gasteig: Oh Happy Day: The Original USA Gospel Singers & Band|
Enjoy the authentic power of songs like ‘Joshua fit the battle’, ‘Nobody knows’ or ‘Oh happy day’. Performed by the Original USA Gospel Singers who have delighted not only the audience of the venerable Scala in Milan, but also the Pope at a Christmas concert in the Vatican. After huge success in sold-out concert halls worldwide they are back on tour in Europe.
The African-American gospel group with live band and great light and stage show brings the original feeling of black gospel culture and authentically tells its story.
|Dec. 8||Allerheiligen Hofkirche – Christmas with Piano Duo Lilian Akopova & Pablo Galdo|
For an extraordinary evening of piano classics, visit the impressive Allerheiligen Hofkirche in Munich to hear the masterpieces of Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Shostakovich and Liszt, performed by Piano duo Lilian Akopova and Pablo Galdo
|Dec. 9||Allerheiligen Hofkirche: Nostalphonist: My Christmas Tree|
Immerse yourself in the stunning architecture of Munich’s breathtaking Allerheiligen Hofkirche for the ultimate concert set to awaken your understanding of classical music.
Other Advent and Christmas concerts at the Allerheiligen
|Dec.14||Schloss Nymphenburg: Munich Palace Concerts|
Enjoy the most popular classical masterpieces by Bach, Corelli and Tchaikovsky at the Nymphenburg Palace in Munich.
The Nymphenburg Palace was King Louis II’s place of birth and an important concert venue for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his sister Nannerl.
|Dec.15, 22||Schloss Nymphenburg – Hubertussaal: Magic of the Harp|
Christmas string sounds with the ensemble ‘Harfeo’ features a multi-stringed and versatile potpourri of romance and classical music, rousing jazz and Celtic music.
|Dec.17||Philharmonie Gasteig – Bach Christmas Oratorio|
Enjoy Johann Sebastian Bach’s ‘Christmas Oratorio’ at the Philharmonie Gasteig. The Christmas Oratorio is one of Bach’s most famous sacred compositions. The musical highlights are its festive opening choruses and moving arias.
Other Advent and Christmas concerts at the Allerheiligen
|Dec.15||Allerheiligen Hofkirche – Cathedral Music 1000 – 1800|
The Huelgas Ensemble takes you back in time with their Cathedral Music from 1000 – 1800.
|Dec.15||Cuvilliés Theatre Munich: Vivaldi The Four Seasons|
Enjoy a festive concert at the Cuvilliés Theatre of Munich, one of the most beautiful Bavarian Rococo theatres. The Ensemble 1756 perform Vivaldi’s most famous composition – The Four Seasons.
|Dec.21&22||Kloster Benedikbeuern: Alpine Christmas Songs with Sabine Sauer|
In this concert the famous Bavarian TV-Star Sabine Sauer together with the Innleiten-Geigenmusi (Dec. 21) and Trio Gruberich (Dec. 22) perform festive Christmas folk songs of the alpine region.
Allerheiligen Hofkirche: Old Bavarian Advent with the Rehm Family
|Dec.25||Philharmonie Gasteig: The Gospel People’s “See the Light” Christmas Concert|
The famous gospel group returns with their ‘See the Light’ programme this winter. In the past years The Gospel People from New York has inspired audiences with their powerful vocal performance.
|Dec. 27||Munich Residenz: Vivaldi, The Four Seasons|
The Dresdner Residenzorchester enchants its audience with light classical music at the peak of perfection. In the beautiful atmosphere of the Max-Joseph Saal you will be able to hear the most wonderful works of Vivaldi.
|Dec. 30||Philharmonie Gasteig – Chopin Gala with Pietro Massa|
Step back into history and experience the grandeur of piano music at the beautiful Philharmonie Gasteig in Munich.
|Dec. 31||Residenz München: New Year’s Eve Concert -Emperor’s Hall|
This festive New Year’s Eve concert features works by Mozart, Vivaldi, and Strauss. The Residenz-Solisten will be joined by pianist Andreas Skouras.
|Jan. 1||Schloss Nymphenburg – Masterpieces by Mozart and Strauss|
Float elegantly and light-heartedly into the New Year with light waltz melodies by Johann Strauss and serene sounds from Mozart’s ‘Salzburg Symphony’ and ‘A Little Night Music’. What grander place to usher in the New Year than at the festive atmosphere of the Nymphenburg Palace!