Current information on events

taking into account the prevention of infection with COVID-19

For an overview regarding the mask requirement and entry restrictions in effect as of October 1, please see this table:

Regulations as of October 1, 2021

THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS OF MUSIC IN VIENNA HAS TO IMPLEMENT THE FOLLOWING ACCESS REGULATIONS AT EVENTS DUE TO OFFICIAL REGULATIONS:

  • Concert attendance is only possible for audiences between 6 and 12 years of age if tested, vaccinated or recovered (3-G rule = Tested | Vaccinated | Recovered).
  • From October 1, 2021, audiences aged 12 and over will only be able to attend an event if they have been vaccinated or have recovered (2-G rule = vaccinated | recovered).
  • For guided tours, the 2.5-G rule (= PCR-tested | Vaccinated | Recovered) applies.

The validity periods set by the Federal Government and the City of Vienna apply.

Vaccinated

  • from 22 days to 270 days after vaccination with Johnson & Johnson vaccine
  • up to 360 days after the second vaccination with vaccine from the manufacturers BioNTech/Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca
  • Only the vaccines from the above-mentioned manufacturers are approved in the European Union and therefore also for event attendance.

Recovered

  • up to 180 days after recovery from an infection that has been detected by PCR test and can be confirmed by a medical certificate or an official segregation order
  • a proof of neutralizing antibodies, which is not older than 90 days

Tested (Children between 6 and 12 years):

  • Antigen test by an authorized body up to 48 hours after sample collection
  • Molecular biology test (PCR) by authorized body until 72 hours after sample collection
  • The "Ninja Passport" is accepted as proof of testing for visitors up to the age of 12: If complete, it is valid for the entire week, including weekends, if incomplete then the last individual test with the respective validity applies

Tested (persons over 12 years of age):

  • Molecular biology test (PCR) by authorized body until 48 hours after sample collection
Please bring appropriate proof for each visitor to a concert or guided tour. For children, a suitable proof of age must also be shown (e-card, mother-child passport, passport, etc.). Children under the age of 6 are exempt from all regulations. On-site testing is not possible.

Please also note the following information:

  • If you are planning to attend a concert with children, please note the regulations regarding attending a concert with children.
  • If you are visiting the Musikverein as part of a guided tour, please note the applicable regulations under information on guided tours.
  • Instructions of the ushers must be followed.
  • A change of seat is not permitted, except when requested by the staff.
  • The Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde is obliged to pass on customer data to the authorities upon request should a corona infection occur.
  • When participating in the concert, ticket buyers agree to provide the names and contact details of their accompanying persons as requested by the authorities.
  • We ask you to refrain from going to the concert if you have symptoms of illness.