Christmas in Vienna is one of the most well known Christmas concerts in Vienna. 150 musicians of the St.Florian Boys’ Choir, the Vienna Sing-academy and the orchestra make this evening a very special one. Traditional Christmas songs such as “Silent night” are played, but also international traditional, as well as modern Christmas songs are presented by international soloists such as Ramòn Vargas, Liliana Nikiteanu. This year the music presented will have Austrian, Italian, French, Spanish, Romanian, British, American, Mexican and also Japanese background.
The Harlem Reach Ensemble has got 60 members. Most singers come from Harlem and Brooklyn many of them work on Broadway. Each year before Christmas they tour around Europe with 6 of their members, heading Alvin Freeland and each year they stop in Vienna several times for their beautiful concerts.
Concerts take place in Minoritenkirche on the following dates: December 03rd, 07th, 08th, 09th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 18th starting at 7pm.
Tickets can be purchased online; Children from €26, adults from €36.
Lebkuchen hearts, steins of beer, Austrian traditional clothes Dirndl and Lederhosen, folk and pop music is what you will get, but also the little something Viennese that comes with it: exquisite Viennese cuisine and of course Viennese wines!!!
One of the best places to be in Vienna during summer is the film festival at Rathausplatz. Starting on July 2nd it will attract thousands of people over the following weeks, providing an “outdoor cinema” free of charge(!) with classical dance-and music films as well as operas on a large video wall just in front of the beautiful scenery of Rathaus. Several films are shown every evening, starting as soon as it gets dark enough and only if it does not rain.
The Donauinselfest – Danube Island Festival- is the largest open air festival in Europe. It provides 7 areas with different styles of music. The so-called “islands” host: alternative, Indie, Hip Hop (FM4), Rock (ATV), Electro (PULS 4), Culture, Cabarett and international music (Ö1), German speaking folk music (Wr. Städtische), country and western (Donau Versicherung); and of course pop music (Ö3). The 28th Danube Island Festival will take place from Friday, 24th of June to Sunday 26th of June.
From today, June 3rd till Sunday, June 5th 2011 the Danube-Canal-Festival will take place. It is one of the many outdoor festivities in June, which focus on arts, culture and music
From Spittelau (U4, U6) to Franzensbrücke there will be many locations hosting this years programme.
The following locations are part of the festival:
Badeschiff, but there are many more!
Tonight you can watch THE most important football match: AUSTRIA-GERMANY qualification for the European Championship. But there will also be concerts by bands such as ” A life, a song, a cigarette” and Violetta Parisini. If the whole event gets too hot, you can cool down at the Pool Party at Badeschiff!
Boutiquehotel Stadthalle wishes you a beautiful weekend!!
From the 5th of May to the 8th of May 2011 the Pop-festival Vienna will take place in front of the Church of St. Charles (Karlskirche). 41 young and individual musicians will show their music projects. For this year’s opening they have invited a special guest: Skero. He is famous in Austria for his song “Kabinenparty”. This year he will perform with a big band of 15 people and he’ll present a new musician from the Austrian pop-scene, Lylit.
Rock. Rock. Rock. Live. Live. Live.
“Solitude acoustic jam“ will play live at the “Indian Dreams Saloon” in Vienna on the 25th of March 2011!
The four Austrian band members, Manfred Wiedermann (vocals, guitar, harp), Werner Ganzberger (Bass, vocals, kazoo), Michael Platzer (guitar, vocals, kazoo),
Robert “Joe” Mayer (cajon, tambourine) already got together in the 1990s to start up their project.