The Vienna Hofburg Orchestra conducts magnificent classical concerts of the highest musical quality in the most beautiful concert halls of Vienna. The historical halls of Vienna’s Imperial Palace shine in new splendor when the most famous masterpieces of Mozart, Lehár or Strauss are performed by the internationally renowned Vienna Hofburg Orchestra.
The Vienna Hofburg Orchestra was founded in 1971 by the Austrian conductor Gert Hofbauer. Their original aim was to promote waltz and operetta music and bringing it to the world. Today the ensemble of the famous Vienna Hofburg Orchestra consists of over 40 talented musicians. Visitors can expect a programme full of variety from the Viennese classical period: from waltz and operetta music to opera arias, all the fantastic classical melodies are represented. Since 2017, Giuseppe Montesano has been the musical director of the Vienna Hofburg Orchestra.
Get ready to enjoy a unique concert in an imperial ambience!
The exceptional performances of the orchestra will take the audience on a journey through Viennese classical music: in addition to arias, numerous operas and operettas are also included. Especially all the fans of the wonderful works from prodigy Mozart, the King of Waltz or the virtuoso Léhar will enjoy this orchestral experience to the fullest.
Excerpt from the programme
"Kaiserwalzer" Johann Strauss
"Figaro's Wedding" W. A. Mozart
"Lippen schweigen" Franz Lehár
"Wiener Blut" Johann Strauss
”Tanzen möcht ich“ Emmerich Kálmán
"The Blue Danube" Johann Strauss
and many more.
Depending on the concert date, the Vienna Hofburg Orchestra performs at several beautiful venues: at the Ceremonial Hall or Festival Hall of the Vienna Hofburg (Imperial Palace), in the Mozart Hall of the Vienna Konzerthaus, in the Brahms Hall of the Musikverein or in the Herkules Hall of the Gartenpalais Liechtenstein.
A magnificent and famous venue is also the traditional Wiener Musikverein. Every year the Musikverein turns into the unique setting for the New Year's Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic, which is admired by millions of viewers all across the world. The Musikverein is well known and appreciated for its incomparable acoustics, creating truly unique sound experiences. Moreover, the building is also a visual delight: the Musikverein, built in 1870 by Theophil Hansen, stands out with its beautiful historical style, located in the center of Vienna near Karlsplatz, close to the Ringstrasse.
The Brahms-Saal of the Musikverein is the ideal concert hall to experience exquisite classical music. Once upon a time Johannes Brahms, world-renowned composer, performed there himself, and still today the impressive acoustics of the magnificent Brahms Saal continue to delight millions of music lovers worldwide.
Dates and prices
The concerts of the Vienna Hofburg Orchestra take place regularly from May to October, with concerts starting at 8.30 pm and ending at 10 pm (individual dates may vary). Special concert dates at Christmas and New Year’s Eve round off the programme.
Tickets are available in 4 different categories:
Category Superior* EUR 110,-
Category 1 EUR 65,-
Category 2 EUR 45,-
Category 2-Student EUR 35,-
There will also be a special event on 13 August 2019: the Hofburg Orchestra will perform important works of Mozart, the most beautiful waltzes by Strauss and the most famous arias and duets by Franz Lehár and Emmerich Kálmán at the famous Vienna State Opera in the world capital of music.
All prices are total prices, including all taxes and statutory fees. We do not bill any sort of additional charges.
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How to go there?
The traditional Musikverein is located directly at the underground station Karlsplatz (U1, U2, U4) or the tram station Karlsplatz/ Kärntner Ring, Oper.
Vienna Musikverein (Brahms Hall)
Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.