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Building bridges to the world of music

2023/24 | 2024/25

The Musikverein offers an extensive program for all school levels – from preschool and elementary to middle and secondary schools. At staged or moderated concerts, encounters with our artists and presentations of the in-house music collection, we build bridges to the world of music.

Illustration by Kati Szylágyi

Albertos Abenteuer

Preschool and elementary school classes go on musical journeys of discovery with musicians from the Bruckner Orchestra, Linz in “Alberto’s Adventures”. Under the guidance of the musician and music teacher Albert Landertinger, the children can sing along, dance and even play along on stage. A production of the Musikverein Wien.

Concerts for preschool and 1st to 4th grade
Duration approx. 50 minutes
Pupils 6,- Euro

Concert dates 2023/24

  • Monstermusik
    Friday 10 November 2023, 09:00/11:00am
  • Tiere auf geheimer Mission
    Tuesday 13 February 2024, 09:00/11:00am
  • Inspektor X am Jahrmarkt
    Monday 15 April 2024, 09:00/11:00am

Illustration by Kati Szylágyi

Classical Hits in the Golden Hall

The Wiener Symphoniker, a youth choir and presenter Marko Simsa welcome this special time of the year with a big Christmas concert. Enchanting film music, famous classics and choral pieces make the Golden Hall shine even more! Co-operation of Musikverein Wien and Wiener Symphoniker.

Orchestra concert for grades 5 to 8 (lower secondary level)
Duration approx. 50 minutes
Pupils 6,- Euro

Concert dates 2023/24

  • Welcome Christmas
    Tuesday 12 December 2023, 09:00/10:45am

© Capucine Chocqueuse

Rising Stars

They are young, highly talented and have incredible musical energy: The “Rising Stars” of the ECHO (European Concert Hall Organisation) are promising young musicians on tour through the great concert halls of Europe – they also stop at the Musikverein and our co-operating partner, the Brunnenpassage.

Concerts for grades 9 to 13
Duration approx. 2 hours (with intermission)
Pupils 6,- Euro

Concert dates 2023/24

  • Rising Star I · Sonoro Quartet | String quartet
    Friday 10 November 2023, 7:30pm
  • Rising Star II · Sebastian Heindl | Organ
    Wednesday 10 January 2024, 7:30pm
  • Rising Star III · Axelle Fanyo | Soprano
    Thursday 15 February 2024, 7:30 pm

© Wolf-Dieter Grabner

Dress rehearsals and artist talks

A look through the keyhole: At exclusively open dress rehearsals of the Vienna Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, the ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna and the Tonkünstler Orchestra of Lower Austria, pupils will be there live when the next concert is being prepared. After the rehearsal, it’s time to get down to business, when conductors, soloists and orchestral musicians answer all conceivable questions from the young people.

For grades 9 to 13
Duration max. 3 hours
Pupils free of charge (registration required from 14.09.2023)

Concert dates 2023/24

  • We are happy to receive inquiries about available dates by e-mail.

© Igor Ripak

Music collection sets a precedent

The Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde and its house, the Musikverein, have written music history: in an exchange with Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms was “Artistic Director”, Anton Bruckner taught, Gustav Mahler conducted, and Johann Strauss held his concerts here. Archive director Johannes Prominczel takes school classes on a journey through the past using original music manuscripts and unique objects from one of the world’s most important music collections

For grades 9 to 13
Duration approx. 50 minutes
Pupils 6,- Euro

Dates 2023/24

  • Wednesday 27 September 2023, 9:00/11:00am
  • Thursday 28 September 2023, 9:00/11:00am
  • Friday 29 September 2023, 9:00/11:00am