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Vienna Secret Classical Music Treat: Mozart Off-Path

Vienna Secret Classical Music Treat at Church St. Peter

Vienna secret classical music treat. Classics echo from every corner in Vienna. But how do you know your chosen performance pays off? The choice would be easy if the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra gave daily concerts for non-subscribers at EUR 50 a ticket. But then I wouldn’t have been where I was and would never have discovered what I did. The Venue Vienna …

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Vienna Danube Concerts – Dinner And Classics

Vienna Danube concerts: floating concert

Vienna Danube Concerts. Many Europe travellers dream of a concert on the Danube. A local Viennese has dreamt of it his whole life. Then he just set it up, in his own unique way. I attended one of his floating classical concerts on the Old Danube. These concerts are not in any tourist guide, but word of mouth is spreading fast. …

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Vienna New Year Concert: Reviews And How To Get 2018 Tickets

Vienna Austria: Wiener Musikverein

Millions watch the illustrious Vienna New Year Concert by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on TV each year. Concert tickets are tricky to get and carry a price tag. Is it worth the time and money to experience the Neujahrskonzert? And how to get tickets if you were not successful in the online drawing? I asked Daniel Richter, a local Viennese, and Emmanuel G., …

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Stephansdom: St. Stephen’s Cathedral From Catacombs To Concerts

interior of Stephansdom, Vienna

The story of Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) almost tells the story of Vienna. It has been around for 900 years and is a key local landmark. As a native, I associate it with mundane things like cream wafers, radio and school kids rattling charity moneyboxes in the streets; but you will get the whole story and Cathedral concert tips here. …

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Vienna Tourism Calendar: Wien Events And Things To Do

things to do in Vienna May: Vienna Coffeehouse Conversation

Vienna tourism calendar. While it is hard to get lost in Vienna, you CAN lose yourself in its cultural offer. If you like classical and contemporary culture, outdoors and good food, you will find my lists of Vienna events and great things to do useful. Each month’s tips include special seasonal events, top tips for concerts, opera or theatre, and recommendations …

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Vienna New Years Concert: Ticket Information 2018

Vienna New Year's Concert, Daniel Barenboim

The Vienna New Year’s Concert is blasted live across millions of TV screens worldwide every New Year’s day. If you are a classical music fan, you’ll want more than watching this glorious event canned. Here is what to do to see the New Year’s Concert 2018 live. Try Your Luck At The Online Drawing As the demand for Vienna New Year’s Concert …

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Vienna Concerts 2017 – Quality Music Events In My Hometown

Vienna Concerts: Musikverein

My home city stages one to three dozen Vienna concerts every day. To make things more complicated, the ‘capital of music’ hosts events with varying levels of quality. At this point you may start to choose selectively. Let’s assume you are after quality music events and would like to avoid tourist traps. To facilitate your choice I’m sharing a list of great and good concerts below; some …

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Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra – How To Get Concert Tickets

Things to do in Vienna December: Musikverein

How To Get Concert Tickets Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. It’s hard to get close to the Philharmonics, physically: If you want more than TV and live streaming,  find out how to bag tickets for one of the most famous orchestras in the world. History In Brief More than 170 years ago, musicians of the Imperial and Royal Court Opera Orchestra (k.k. Hofopernorchester) …

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Schonbrunn Palace Vienna Guide – Pomp, Stucco And Hidden Gems

Schonbrunn Palace is the number 1 Vienna attraction. With millions of visitors per year it is a well-trodden path. I have been to the gardens and palace of Schonbrunn since I was a child.  To both inspire your visit and make it smooth let me share the beautiful pomp and stucco, the hidden corners and small group experiences.  UNESCO World heritage site Schonbrunn Palace showcases baroque …

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Vienna Woods Hotel – Guide to Best Places In My Native Area

Vienna Woods Hotel: Freigut Thallern

Find The Perfect Vienna Woods Hideaway The perfect Vienna Woods hotel can be a 19th century palace hotel in a spa town, a romantic tavern in a historic market town, or a hideaway wine growing estate in a sleepy village. Having said that, it’s not that easy to find a great local hotel. I have used my own local experience …

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