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Lunch Concerts

Visitors to the stunning city of Salzburg can enjoy lunchtime Mozart concert performances every Friday from May to September in the city's Gothic Hall. Performed by some of Austria's leading musicians and instrumentalists, this is a great environment in which to enjoy some top-class performances. A buffet lunch is available afterwards.

Date: 01 May 2017 - 30 September 2017
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Gothic Hall.
Cost:

Various.


Salzburg Easter Festival

Annual festival founded by Herbert von Karajan in 1967 and focusing on one opera production. Also includes several other choir and orchestra concerts.

Date: 24 March 2018 - 02 April 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Large Festival Hall.
Website: http://www.osterfestspiele-salzburg.at

Chamber Concerts at the International Mozarteum Foundation

Hosted by this prestigious organisation, the Chamber Concerts at the International Mozarteum Foundation presents a performance programme that includes chamber concerts and a 'Young Artists' concert cycle. Audiences are given the opportunity to experience a range of different performances ranging from outstanding soloists to rousing group orchestral performances.

Date: 01 July 2018 - 31 August 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Mozarteum.
Website: http://www.mozarteum.at
Cost:

Various.


Salzburg Festival

The festival has a long and established history that dates back to 1920 and has been staged every year since. Having grown in popularity over the years, the modern day event is now held over five weeks during the summer. It puts on a packed programme of opera, drama and concerts in venues across the city.

Date: 20 July 2018 - 30 August 2018
Venue: Various venues across Salzburg.
Website: http://www.salzburgfestival.at
Cost:

Various.


The Salzburg Jazz Autumn (Herbst) Festival

Features concerts, films, exhibitions and international jazz stars.

Date: 17 October 2018 - 21 October 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues.
Website: http://www.salzburgjazz.com

Salzburg Christmas Market

Traditional Christmas market dating back to the 15th century.

Date: 22 November 2018 - 26 December 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Cathedral Square.
Website: http://www.christkindlmarkt.co.at

Hour of Commemoration - Mozart's Mother's Birthday

Mozart's mother's was born on Christmas Day in 1720, and the city of Salzburg celebrates her birthday with a special service and performance at St Aegidius parish church in St Gilgen where she was christened. Visitors can enjoy performances of pieces by Mozart, Haydn and other great composers by a chamber ensemble.

Date: 25 December 2018 - 25 December 2018
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: St Aegidius Parish Church.
Cost:

Free; donations accepted.


New Year's Concert

As part of the Salzburg Festival's winter programme, revellers can welcome in the New Year in elegant style listening to some of Mozart's most famous works at the spectacular New Year's Concert. It takes place in the Grosses Festspielhaus (Large Festival Hall) in the centre of this magnificent town, the birthplace of the famous composer. After the classical performance, visitors can head out into the square amongst the beautiful baroque buildings to watch the spectacular fireworks display light up the night sky on the stroke of midnight. The fun continues on New Year's Day when the streets are filled with musicians and orchestras performing for the crowds.

Date: 31 December 2018 - 01 January 2019
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: The Grosses Festspielhaus (Large Festival Hall).