Your event at Musikverein

the home of music

In the centre of Vienna, at the heart of classical music-making tradition, the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Vienna has hosted highly successful concerts for 200 years. Both loved and renowned among the Viennese and throughout the world, the Musikverein epitomises world-class concert performances. Here, in the home of music, you too have the opportunity to hire event spaces from the Musikverein in Vienna.

The best possible infrastructure and a highly experienced team stand ready to help you organise your event in one of the most famous concert venues in the world. Along with the management and coordination of your event, we can also provide first-class gastronomy in outstanding settings through our exclusive catering partner, Gerstner. Venue hire is available in the case of our concert halls and also for smaller spaces, which are suitable for meetings, conferences or reception events. If required, the entire Musikverein building may be hired for an event. 
We will gladly provide support and advice during the planning of your event at the Musikverein. As the location of over 800 events per year, the Musikverein can place a highly experienced and professional team at your disposal. We are happy to provide a tailored solution for the management of your event. Please send any requests for detailed venue hire offers to

Venue hire

Klaus Krenn: Ext. 23
MMag. Martina Montanari: Ext. 189
Tel.: + 43-1-505 86 81 - Ext.


Gerstner in Musikverein Vienna
Tel. +43 1 274 90 80
Mobile +43 676 84 95 16 500

Our service includes:

  • Hire of concert halls & other spaces in the Musikverein
  • Administrative services (e.g. ticket sales through our own booking system)
  • Consulting and coordination regarding technical aspects 
  • Catering and banqueting service via Gerstner, our exclusive catering partner
  • Publicising your event in the events calendar section of the monthly “Musikfreunde“ magazine, with a print run of 35,000 copies
  • Ticket sales via

Our event spaces are suitable for:

  • Cultural events such as concerts (classical, jazz, traditional music, opera concertante, etc.)
  • Semi-staged productions
  • Corporate presentations
  • Conferences, seminars, workshops
  • Gala dinners and receptions
  • Press conferences, meetings
  • Audio recordings
  • Children’s, youth and school projects
  • Symposia, conferences and presentations
  • Corporate events and celebrations
  • Rehearsals

Please note that our halls vary greatly in terms of technical equipment and facilities. Our team is happy to help you decide which hall would provide the perfect setting for your event. 

  • Professional digital sound systems 16 - 48 audio in- and output
  • Professional lighting control systems with programmable control console
  • Lumens video and digital widescreen projectors
  • Seminar equipment
  • Sound and video editing suites for broadcast and transmission vans
  • Editing suites for use of mobile simultaneous translation equipment

The precise number of seating places depends on a range of factors e.g. the size of the stage, required number of wheelchair places, etc. Our team is happy to help you design the seating plan for your event. Capacity for each venue includes both seating and standing places throughout the hall during concert performances.
Großer Musikvereinssaal 1700 + 300 standing room tickets
Brahms-Saal 590
Gläserner Saal / Magna Auditorium 350 + 30 standing room tickets
Metallener Saal 120
Steinerner Saal / Horst Haschek Auditorium 70
Hölzerner Saal 50