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Duration: 2 hours
✓ Go back in time as you listen to fine selection of Mozart and Strauss
✓ Experience the historic Orangerie of Schönbrunn Palace
✓ Admire the the performances of opera singers and ballet dancers
Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra
The Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra Vienna is a traditional Viennese chamber orchestra, formed in 1994. Besides the concerts at the Orangery Schönbrunn, the orchestra has given many sold-out concerts across the world, including Japan, Croatia, Germany, Sweden, the Czech Republic and Denmark.
The Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra is accompanied by two opera singers, a soprano and a baritone, and two ballet-dancers in authentic costumes.
In late autumn and in winter the concert will be performed by the Schönbrunn Chamber Ensemble.
The Schönbrunn Orangery was built around 1750. The name reflects the original use of the building as a place where citrus trees were housed during the cold winters. In the 18th century, however, an orangery was not just a greenhouse but a symbol of prestige and wealth, and a venue for concerts and parties.
During many decades, royals and aristocrats enjoyed themselves at lavish parties here at the Schönbrunn Orangery. Emperor Joseph II was especially fond of holding celebrations in the Orangery with festively-decorated banqueting tables, ranks of flowering plants and illuminations in the citrus trees.
It was at the Orangerie Schönbrunn, where the famous musical duel between Mozart and Salieri, took place (Mozart lost).
The Russian Crown Prince, the future Czar Paul, and Emperor Josef II dined at the Orangerie Schönbrunn in the late fall of 1781.
After a thorough renovation in 1997, the former greenhouse was restored to its original beauty. The rear section of the Orangery still serves its original purpose, while the especially elegant front section is used for concerts and all kinds of festivities.
On selected dates, the concerts take place in the White-Gold Room, located in the main building of Schönbrunn Palace. In this intimate setting you can experience the musical performance up close!
We would like to inform you that there will be no ballet performance in the White-and-Gold-Room.
The White-Gold Room is situated on the ground floor of Schönbrunn Palace. With its white-and-gold-panelled walls and varying rocaille décor it is an outstanding example of Rococo craftsmanship from the era of Maria Theresa. During the restoration in the beginning of the 2000s, fragments of the original wooden flooring displaying an elaborate geometric pattern were discovered; the new floor was subsequently based on this historical model.
Concert and Dinner at Schönbrunn
You can combine this classical concert with a first class dinner at Café-Restaurant Residenz in Schönbrunn. Dinner starts at 18:30, the concert at 20:30.
Part One - W.A.Mozart
"Die Entführung aus dem Serail"
"Le Nozze di Figaro"
Papageno – Papagena: "Pa, pa"
Susanna - Figaro: "Cinque Dieci"
Don Giovanni - Zerlina: "La ci darem"
Zerlina - Leporello: " Per queste tue manine"
Symphony in A Major, K 201
Symphony No. 36 (Linzer), K 425
Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, K 550
Symphony No. 35 (Haffner), K 385
Symphony No. 38 (Prager), K 504
of Don Giovanni: "Deh vieni alla finestra"
of Figaro: "Non più andrai, farfallone amorosa"
of Papageno: "Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen"
of Susanna: "Giunse al fin il momento"
of Sandrina: "Dove son"
"Die Zauberflöte", ballet music
"Eine kleine Nachtmusik", Menuetto
Part Two - Strauss Family
"Eine Nacht in Venedig"
Wein, Weib und Gesang
Roses from the South
The blue Danube
Polkas, galops, marches
"Auf der Jagd" Polka schnell
"Im Krapfenwaldl" Polka francaise
"Champagnerpolka" Polka francaise
"Leichtes Blut" Polka schnell
"Èljen a magyar" Polka schnell
"Vergnügungszug" Polka schnell
"Tritsch Tratsch" Polka schnell
"Unter Donner und Blitz" Polka schnell
Duet Count - Countess: "Wiener Blut"
Duet Hanna - Danilo: "Lippen schweigen..."
Program subject to alterations
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The entrance to the Orangery Schönbrunn is located directly opposite of the metro station U4 „Schönbrunn”. (300 meters left from the main gate to Schönbrunn Palace)
You can cancel your tickets up to 3 day before the performance for a full refund. Please contact us at manager (at) concertvienna.com
Confirmation (Voucher) will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Please redeem your voucher at Orangery Schönbrunn (Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 47, 1130 Vienna / 300m left of the main entrance of Schönbrunn Palace)
Free choice of seating in the selected category
Only Category VIP: a glass of sparkling wine or orange juice at our concert and one CD per person
01.04.-31.10.: Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra
01.11.-23.12. & 02.01.-31.03.: Schönbrunn Palace Ensemble
Christmas / New Year: Schönbrunn Palace Orchestra
On selected dates, the concerts take place in the Large Gallery or in the White-Gold Room directly in the Palace, in the Schönbrunn Palace Theatre or other concert halls in Vienna.