The Musikverein


The Musikverein – a name that conjures many things: World renowned for the acoustic qualities of the Goldene Saal, gazed upon by millions thanks to the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Concert. the institution still has many other fascinating stories and details to divulge.

Our dossiers are an invitation to explore all the other facets of the Musikverein’s concert life and to see it from other, perhaps less familiar perspectives.
This is a place where not only music is made, but history has also been written. So sit back and relax, and enjoy the stories!

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Texte zu Konzerten, die wegen der Corona-Pandemie im Frühjahr 2020 abgesagt werden mussten.

Texte von: Otto Biba, Karin Frey, Silvia Kargl, Johanna Kohler, Hartmut Krones, Ulrike Lampert, Martina Montanari, Joachim Reiber und Anna Rockenschaub

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Singverein der Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Werner Güra, Nikolaus Harnoncourt und der Concentus Musicus Wien

Musikverein Mythos

History beyond the narrative

Joachim Reiber

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The Queen among instruments

The Organ in the Goldener Saal


Ulrike Lampert

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Die Orgel

Querschnitt durch den Musikverein

Come on in!

Inside the Musikverein

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Memory of the World

The Brahms Collection in the Musikverein Archive

Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Otto Biba

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