Classical Music

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Wiener Konzerthaus

The musical range of the Wiener Konzerthaus covers not only the classical repertoire but also ranges from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque to Jazz and World as well as the progressives sounds of the present day.

From old to quirky

The program at the Wiener Konzerthaus has been varied from the outset: The Konzerthaus was opened in 1913 with a gala concert attended by Emperor Franz Joseph I. The Wiener Concertverein played a contemporary commissioned piece by Richard Strauss followed by Beethoven's 9th Symphony. This combination of modern, classical and international still characterizes the musical offering today.

Popular festivals with dedicated fan communities are held in the Konzerthaus year after year. In January, for example, authentic performance ensembles present the best of Early Music at the Resonanzen. Wien Modern, the festival for contemporary compositions, is hosted with numerous concerts towards the end of the year.

Guided tours

One-hour guided tours of the Wiener Konzerthaus are held in German (English upon request) and offer an exciting glimpse behind the scenes of the contemporary and ultra-modern concert house, which organizes over 800 events each season. The tours also offer insights into the building's architecture and its varied, century-old history, access to backstage areas and, if possible, a brief visit to a rehearsal.

In addition to the Wiener Konzerthaus, there are many other music centers and event venues in Vienna, such as the world-famous Musikverein.

This is the first of ten short films about Wiener Konzerthaus. The Austrian cabaret artist and actor Josef Hader expores the many, many rooms there.

Vienna Konzerthaus

Lothringerstraße 20
1030 Vienna
  • Vienna City Card

  • Accessibility

    • Main entrance
      • no steps (Automatische Schiebetüre 140 cm wide)
      • Ramp 435 cm long
    • Car parks Main entrance
      • 2 Parking spaces for people with disabilities
    • Elevator available
      • Door 90 cm wide
    • Further information
      • Seeing eye dogs allowed
      • Wheelchair accessible restroom available.
    • Special offers for people with disabilities

      "Klangberührt": 4 inklusive Konzerte im Schubert-Saal, Empfohlen ab 16 Jahren

    • Comments

      All halls accessible via elevator, inner ramp.

      2 elevators from ground floor (door width: 90 cm, cabin depth: 190 and 140 cm, cabin width: 94 cm).

      Wheelchair seats: 18 in the Grand Hall, 6 in the Mozart Hall, 3 in the Schubert Hall and 4 in the Berio Hall. Seeing-eye dogs permitted (by prior arrangement).

      "Klangberührt": 4 inclusive concerts in the Schubert Hall, recommended for ages 16 and up: