On Thursday, May 14th 2015, the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 is going to take place in front of the breath-taking scenery of the Schönbrunn Palace. An event, which is an attraction to both local residents from Vienna and tourists from all over the world visiting Vienna. The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, which enjoys a great reputation especially due to its New Years Concerts in the world of classical music, wants to offer a great experience to national and international guests. Admission to the concert is free!
Are you going to be our guest in our central hotel in Vienna on May 14th? If so, we have a special recommendation for you. The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert is going to take place at 8:15 p.m. As every year thousands of people will join this breathtaking event right in front of the Schönbrunn Castle. Also for our guests in the Boutiquehotel Stadthalle this annual concert is always one of the highlights during their city trip to Vienna. Make yourself comfortable on the numerous seats in the Palace Gardens or bring a blanket and enjoy the concert on the lawn leading to the Gloriette.
Conductor and Soloist with an international reputation
The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is known on the whole world for its annual New Years Concert. This is also the reason why this orchestra was elected the “Best European Orchestra” in 2006 and 2007. This year’s conductor of the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert will be Zubin Meta. Originally from Bombay, Meta already looks back to a long-lasting and fruitful collaboration with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. He conducted the orchestra for the first time back in 1961. Rudolf Buchbinder will be the Soloist of this year’s Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert. He is a well known pianist and his comprehensive repertoire also encompasses compositions from the 20th century.
The Schönbrunn Palace – one of the main sights to see in Vienna
The guests in our green hotel in the center of Vienna can combine the Vienna Philharmonic Concert with a visit of the Schönbrunn Palace and the Gloriette. The former residence of the emperor of the Austrian monarchy is one of the main touristical attractions in Vienna and many visitors. Every year 6,7 million people are visiting the Schönbrunn Palace and its Palace Gardens and the Gloriette.
Comfortable journey from our central hotel in Vienna to the Schönbrunn Palace
You can easily commute to the Schönbrunn Palace from our central hotel in Vienna and thus, easily arrive at the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015. From our hotel only 5 metro stops will lead you to the venue. Make sure to access the metro line U6 at Westbahnhof towards “Siebenhirten” and switch at “Längenfeldgasse” to the U4 line towards “Hütteldorf”. Make sure to leave the metro at the station “Schönbrunn”. You can also easily commute to the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert by bike. It will only take you 12 minutes to arrive at the Schönbrunn Palace. At the same time, we want to point out that guests, who arrive in Vienna by bike or train, will receive a 10% discount on their booking total in our green hotel in the center of Vienna. Furthermore, the organizers of the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert explicitly suggest not to arrive by car, as the parking facilities around the Schönbrunn Palace are not made for such big events. Please find more information on the Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2015 on the official website of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.