Pictures at an Exhibition

"Signs of a construction site" - what Modest Mussorgsky would have said to this pun on his piano work "Pictures at an exhibition". Ideally, it would have delighted the Russian composer deliciously and filled him with pride - since such humorous terms for serious music are reserve for particularly popular and well-known works only.
Their degree of fame is not least due to the orchestration of the French composer Maurice Ravel. It has become a veritable classic hit and is therefore predestined for the family format of the Musikverein: the "Klassik-Hits in the Golden Hall" for audience from eleven to 99. The Wiener Symphoniker play Mussorgskij's music in the arrangement of Ravel under the direction of the German conductor Constantin Trinks and put them in coherent context with Mikhail Glinka's overture to the opera "Ruslan and Ludmilla" and Aram Chatschaturjan's "Saber Dance". Marko Simsa leads through this Russian program.

Musikverein Festival Vienna 2018

When the city of Vienna celebrates, music is part of it. And of course the Musikverein Vienna. We underline this with a new music festival: the Musikverein Festival. Here we show what distinguishes us in a special way: We celebrate music!

More details and a list of concerts can be found here.

Presale for members: 4th December 2018
General advanced presale: 18th December 2018

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With our Club20, we would like to offer young adults from 14 - 29 the opportunity to enjoy concerts of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde from the best seats in the hall - and that for only EUR 20 / EUR 10 per ticket!

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Guided tours

As one of the world's most beautiful concert halls and most decorative and striking buildings on Vienna's Ringstrasse, the Musikverein can be best appreciated in the setting of a concert. However, the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde is also opening the doors of this magnificent building for public tours.

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Concert vouchers

The ideal present for every occasion!

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