Things to do in Vienna March 2018. The start of spring leads to all sorts of cultural mushrooming in Vienna. In addition, the month kicks off a range of Vienna Modernism 2018 anniversary exhibitions. Learn more about the best exhibitions, a secret courtyards tour, a Vienna Woods tour and more.
Things to do in Vienna March 2018. When icy winds finally stop slapping your face a secret courtyards tour gains attraction. My homecity boasts more than a dozen 16th to 18th century courtyards, called Pawlatschen. What is almost more secret than their locations are the stories around them. I joined private guide Regina on such a tour, and loved it. Read more.
Vienna Modernism 2018
Things to do in Vienna March 2018. Since the city’s giant anniversary year 2018 is dedicated to the art and culture of Vienna 1900 there is no shortage of special exhibitions. That year we commemorate the deaths of Gustav Klimt, Koloman Moser, Egon Schiele, and Otto Wagner. In particular, March kicks off some of the most important anniversary events, from two Gustav Klimt exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts to modernist furniture design and modernist art after Klimt.
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Vienna Opera Specials
Things to do in Vienna March 2018. Mozart loved Italian operas so it’s no surprise Austrians do likewise. In March, both the Vienna State Opera and Volksoper will stage Puccini’s La Boheme, and Madame Butterfly. On top, you can choose between Verdi’s La Traviata and Macbeth. If you are around on the 3rd, 8th or 12th March you can even experience enchanting Mozart opera The Magic Flute. Access the full opera calendar for March.
Things to do in Vienna March 2018. While the Vienna Philharmonics don’t regularly perform for the wider public, their splendid ‘home’ hosts a range of classical music concerts. In March, Musikverein’s famous Golden Hall will host top quality musical events for people eager to venture beyond Mozart. In the first place, you can expect traditional works by Beethoven, Wagner, Debussy and Elgar. On the other hand, you could grab the opportunity and listen to ballet music by Leonard Bernstein, and a fresh mix of Austrian folk songs and world music performed by a classical orchestra. Find out more.
Things to do in Vienna March 2018. In the run up to Easter our landmark St. Stephen’s Cathedral will host the most ceremonious musical Easter experience by one of its former choir boys: Austrian classical composer Joseph Haydn came to Vienna some 240 years ago to sing at St. Stephen’s. Now, the powerful choir of his ‘Stabat Mater’ oratorium will remind both of Haydn’s musical genius and the Christian spirit of Easter.
Location: Stephansdom, Stephansplatz 1, 1010 Vienna
Date: 24th March 2018
Admission: book tickets
Other Things to Do in Vienna March: Vienna Woods
Things to do in Vienna March 2018. In March, the Vienna Woods are waking up from hibernation. Half a day will be enough for you to explore a diverse range of sites, such as Crownprince Rudolph’s hunting lodge in Mayerling (where he and his girlfriend committed suicide), Helenental valley, historic Heiligenkreuz Abbey, and a spectacular large underground lake. (Check out my Seegrotte Tour Review.) This is a good way to see Vienna’s surroundings and one of the locals favourite weekend spots.
Learn more about the Southern Vienna Woods Tour.
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