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 900 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

Großer Saal
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Großer Saal 

Großer Musikvereinssaal


The Große Musikvereinssaal, famed throughout the world due to its unique acoustics and the New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic, can be hired primarily for cultural events including concerts, rehearsals and recordings. With a seating capacity of almost 1700, the Große Musikvereinssaal offers the perfect setting for events of the very highest quality. 
Capacity: 1700 + 200 standing room tickets

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The Brahms-Saal is particularly well-suited for chamber music ensembles, Lieder recitals and solo concerts. A magnificent, jewel-like and compact auditorium of the highest standard, this is our second-largest concert hall. With an extending stage this venue allows for unusual and ground-breaking concert designs within a traditional setting.
Capacity: 590

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The Gottfried-von-Einem-Saal also has a unique elegance and historical ambience to offer. The venue is ideal for special events in a smaller setting and is a very popular choice for receptions or post-concert events.
Capacity: 80

Gläserner Saal / Magna Auditorium
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Gläserner Saal / Magna Auditorium 

Glass Hall / Magna Auditorium


The Glass Hall / Magna Auditorium is a shining example of beauty combined with functionality. In this impressive setting, the flexibility of this concert hall and its facilities make it the perfect venue for events of all kinds: Hub stages quickly transform the space from a concert hall into a conference centre, a cinema into a ballroom, or a stage into a walkway. Meanwhile, state-of-the-art equipment for audio, lighting, video and digital widescreen projection make the hall an ideal setting for semi-staged productions.
Capacity: 350 + 50 standing room tickets

Metallener Saal
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Metallener Saal 

Metal Hall


With room for creativity, innovation and clarity are the hallmarks of the Metal Hall. The hall is an ideal space for modern, avant garde productions and has proven attractive for younger audiences in particular.  It is a perfect venue for events that require a setting of simplicity and clarity – the ideal ambience for creative work or presentations. Whether a workshop, concert or reception event: the Metal Hall provides space for new thinking and brings innovation to life.
Capacity: 120

Steinerner Saal / Horst Haschek Auditorium
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Steinerner Saal / Horst Haschek Auditorium 

Stone Hall / Horst Haschek Auditorium


Framed by displays of historical instruments and priceless manuscripts, the Stone Hall / Horst Haschek Auditorium provides an impressive setting for special presentations, press conferences or lectures. Historical elegance combines here with modern architecture in an apparent meeting of opposites that creates a unique event space. In combination with the Glass Hall / Magna Auditorium, this hall is often used as a luxurious setting for receptions or banquets.
Capacity: 70

Hölzerner Saal
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Hölzerner Saal 

Wooden Hall


Whether used alone or in combination, the Wooden Hall always cuts a good figure. As a venue in itself, it provides the ideal setting for smaller events, receptions, cocktail events, seminars and workshops. It can also function as a perfect buffet and interval space for events taking place in the Glass Hall / Magna Auditorium. A sliding door transforms the hall into an extension of the foyer.
Capacity: 50


Thanks to our long experience as organizer and to our fequent contact with promoters we know that some questions are asked frequently. Answers to those questions can be found here.


Our service includes:

  • Hire of concert halls and 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
  • Lumens video and digital widescreen projectors
  • Sound and video editing suites for broadcast and transmission vans

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 + 200 standing room tickets
  • Brahms-Saal 590
  • Gottfried-Von-Einem-Saal 80
  • Gläserner Saal / Magna Auditorium 350 + 50 standing room tickets
  • Metallener Saal 120
  • Steinerner Saal / Horst Haschek Auditorium 70
  • Hölzerner Saal 50

Venue hire

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


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