Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra at the Orangery

Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra
Concerts at Schoenbrunn Palace

Since the time of the rule of the Habsburgs the baroque Schoenbrunn Palace has been a place of imperial court festivities. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart returned to this place again and again and the in history of music probably unique rivalry between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri took place at the Orangery of the palace.

Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra and Palace Ensemble

The Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra is a highly professional, traditional and internationally sought-after Viennese chamber orchestra, which has been very successful since its inception in 1994. The orchestra consists of renowned musicians from all of Vienna’s most important orchestras.

Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra

The members of the orchestra are young, dedicated and artistically highly qualified musicians. All of them have previously played in various orchestras and well-known concert halls in Austria and have received their education and training at internationally renowned conservatories and universities. The Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna has a long tradition of working with singers and ballet dancers.

In addition to the high musical level, the orchestra is also known for its unified sound, its charming stage presence, as well as a highly professional appearance. In addition to the regular concerts at the Schoenbrunn Palace Orangery, the orchestra has also become a very important ambassador of Austria and has had many international successes – among others, in Japan, Croatia, Germany, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Denmark.

Viennese Music and Wine

Listen to the most beautiful, classical melodies from Vienna with our program Viennese Music and Wine (from July 7th till November 19th) and enjoy (included in the ticket price) selected local wines and housemade lemonades. Viennese Music and Wine is played every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Orangery, the Great Gallery at Schoenbrunn Palace or the stately White and Gold Rooms. The program is performed by the Schoenbrunn Palace Ensemble accompanied by two enchanting opera singers.

Viennese Music and Wine Seats

Wednesday and Fridays: „Viennese Cosiness“
Wednesday and Friday evening are dedicated to the Wienerlied. Experience the world-renown Viennese cosiness with the most beautiful works by the unforgettable Robert Stolz („Adieu, mein kleiner Gardeoffizier”, „Zwei Herzen im Dreivierteltakt”, „Ob blond, ob braun, ich liebe alle Frau'n”), the master of the operetta Franz Lehár („The Merry Widow”), Heinrich Strecker, Hermann Leopoldi („Schön ist so ein Ringelspiel´”), Carl Michael Ziehrer and many more. A concert evening full of lively and romantic Viennese music!

Thursdays and Saturdays: „Viennese Elegance“
The concerts on Thursdays and Saturdays offer in their programs selected classical works of the famous composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss and their contemporaries. Discover the most beautiful tunes of these two musical geniuses with our selection of well-known and less-known works.

Viennese Music and Wine

Timeline for the evening:
19:30    Admission and start of the wine and beverage service; allocation of seats within the booked category
20:30    Concert begins
about 22:00    Concert ends
House-made lemonades and wine are included in the ticket price.

Category VIP 89.00 €
Category A 59.00 €
Category B 49.00 €
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Wine CoolerCategory VIP also includes:

  • Reserved seats in the first rows
  • A wine snack per person as a culinary accompaniment arranged on a small étagère. Contains cheese cubes, slices of air-dried Mangalica sausage, pumpkin seeds and walnuts, house bread and petit fours
  • One bottle of wine per person in a wine cooler right next to your concert seat


Viennese Music and Mulled Wine

Viennese Music and Wine Singers

Enjoy with Viennese Music and Mulled Wine (from November 20th to December 26th) a lively and contemplative Advent concert with classical Christmas melodies and Advent carols performed by the Schoenbrunn Palace Ensemble and two enchanting opera singers.
The ticket price also includes housemade mulled wine and lemonades.
The concerts begin at 19:30, admittance and drink service starts at 18:30.
The concerts alternatingly take place at the Orangery and at the stately White and Gold Rooms at Schoenbrunn Palace.

Timeline for the evening:
18:30    Admission and start of the wine and beverage service; allocation of seats within the booked category. On December 24th the concert begins at 15:00 and admission is from 14:00 on.
19:30    Concert begins
about 21:00    Concert ends
House-made lemonades and mulled wine are included in the ticket price.

Viennese music and mulled wine at Christmas

Category VIP also includes:

  • Reserved seats in the first rows
  • A cookie snack per person as a culinary accompaniment with a variety of Austrian Christmas cookies like vanilla crescents, „Eisenbahner”, Baumkuchen, „Linzer Kipferl”, cinnamon stars, „Spitzbuben”, tea cake and orange cookies

Viennese Music and Mulled Wine

From November 20th till December 22nd on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays and on Thursday, December 23rd at 19:30. The concerts take place at either the Orangery or the White and Gold Rooms at Schoenbrunn Palace.

Category VIP 89.00 €
Category A 59.00 €
Category B 49.00 €
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Viennese Music and Mulled Wine at Christmas

On December 24th at 15:00 and on December 25th and 26th at 19:30. The concerts will be performed at the Orangery Schoenbrunn.

Category VIP 115.00 €
Category A 82.00 €
Category B 70.00 €
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Mozart & Strauss New Year Concerts

The Mozart & Strauss New Year concerts take place from December 27th 2021 to January 1st 2022. The concert lasts for about 1:45 hours, including a 15 minute intermission. Admission opens 30 minutes before the concert begins.
You can book seats in four different categories: VIP, A, B and C. The VIP category includes a glass of sparkling wine at the bar during the intermission and an audio-cd of the Schoenbrunn Palace Orchestra. Seats are not numbered, within the given category there is free choice of seating.

Schoenbrunn Orchestra New Year concerts

In the first half of the concert you will listen to selected overtures, arias and duets from the operas of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The most popular operetta arias, waltzes and polkas of the "Walzerkoenig" Johann Strauss – from "Die Fledermaus" and "Der Zigeunerbaron" to "Donauwalzer" and the famous "Radetzkymarsch" - comprise the second part.

Mozart & Strauss New Year Concerts

From December 27th to December 30th the Mozart & Strauss New Year Concerts take place every day at 19:30 at the Orangery Schoenbrunn.

Category VIP 115.00 €
Category A 82.00 €
Category B 70.00 €
Category C 54.00 €
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New Year's Eve and New Year's Day

One concert on December 31st at 19:30 and two concerts on January 1st at 16:00 and at 19:30 respectively. The concerts take place at the Orangery Schoenbrunn.

Category VIP 136.00 €
Category A 96.00 €
Category B 79.00 €
Category C 64.00 €
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All prices are total prices, including all taxes and statutory fees. We do not add any booking fees or shipping charges.

Unfortunately the tickets for these concerts cannot be printed in advance. Your concert tickets will be ready for you at the concert hall entrance where you can pick them up with your name and reservation number before the concert. Should you require a copy of the tickets as a gift, please contact us.

  • Children up to and including the age of 5 years are not permitted at the concerts.
  • All concert halls are wheelchair accessible.
  • We request that you dress appropriately, in particular not in training or street wear (cycling shorts, muscle shirts, hoodies or belly tops).
Cloakroom 1.00 €
Programme 5.00 €
Audio-CD Schoenbrunn Palace Concerts 15.00 €