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Vienna Karlskirche St Charles Church Mozart Requiem concert orchestra tickets

Mozart Requiem at Karlskirche

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About the concert

Duration: 75 min

Highlights:

  • Attend a historically informed performance of the Requiem with more than 40 musicians and period instruments
  • Experience a concert that lives up to Mozart's time in ambience, sound and interpretation
  • Admire Karlskirche, the finest Baroque church in Vienna


Ticket information

  • Mobile voucher by email
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the concert
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • No booking fees, tickets at face value


Karlskirche (St. Charles Church)

Address:

Kreuzherrengasse 1, 1040 Vienna Google Maps

How to get there:

Subway: U1, U2, or U4 to Karlsplatz

If you are looking for a remarkable performance of Mozart's Requiem, this is a perfect choice. The chorus, orchestra, conductor and the church all come together to make a great enterprise such as this work.

Orchestra 1756 devotes itself to the interpretation of music between 1750 and 1800. The unique Mozart sound originates from intensive occupation with the stylistics of the 18th century, historic instruments and balanced formations of musicians.

The chorus is the Salzburger Konzertgesellschaft Chorus, and they give a splendid performance. Not only are the soloists individually excellent but also their emergence out of the orchestral fabric is otherworldly.

The ambience of St. Charles Church (Karlskirche) lends a feeling of solemnity and yet also a spiritual uplifting.

The Requiem has a complex history, riddled with deception and manipulation of public opinion. The work was commissioned by Count Walsegg in July 1791 who wanted to pass off the work as his own, so the circumstances of the commission were kept secret. Upon Mozart's death, Constanze (Mozart's wife) had the work completed by other composers, but to receive final payment, their assistance had to remain a secret. When it became known that others besides Mozart had a hand in writing the Requiem, Constanze insisted that Mozart left explicit instructions for the work's completion.

With all of these levels of deceptions and secrets, it is inevitable that many myths would emerge with respect to the circumstances of the work's completion. One series of myths surrounding the Requiem involves the role Antonio Salieri played in the commissioning and completion of the Requiem and in Mozart's death generally.

You can cancel your tickets up to 24 hours before the performance for a full refund. Please contact us at manager@concertvienna.com

Confirmation (Voucher) will be received within 48 hours of booking.

You can pick up your tickets with your mobile voucher at box office of the concert directly before the performance.

Cat. A includes rows 1-13 (reserved seats)

Cat. B and Cat. C are with open seating

In the winter the church can be cold

Wheelchair accessible