AUSTRIA, Christmas · December 24, 2018 Its the most magical time of the year and if there’s anywhere to be during the month of December for that Christmas spirit you’ve seen in the movies, it is knee-deep in glühwein at the German Christmas markets. This year I made my way to Austria to experience all that Vienna has to offer through the month of December when the entire city comes to life in a stream of Christmas lights, nativity displays, Christmas markets and of course, the smell of Christmas trees, hot wine and roasted chestnuts fills the air. If you find yourself in Vienna for Christmas, these are the 20 things you must do to make the most of the festive spirit! 1. Visit Hofburg Palace There are many Christmas markets dotted around the city of Vienna through the month of December and one of the best starting points is to visit Hofburg Palace with the few Christmas stalls at the entrance (we’ll save the best Christmas Market in Vienna for later – … [Read more...] about How to Spend Christmas in Vienna: 15 Things you Must Do!
Updated 8:56 am CST, Friday, December 21, 2018 Police officers investigate a crime scene in Vienna, Austria, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. A shooting Friday in central Vienna has killed one person and wounded another, Austrian authorities said. Police said on Twitter that two people with gunshot wounds were found at about 1:30 p.m. in the Lugeck square area in the Austrian capital. There was no immediate information on their identities. less Police officers investigate a crime scene in Vienna, Austria, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. A shooting Friday in central Vienna has killed one person and wounded another, Austrian authorities said. Police said on ... more Photo: Ronald Zak, AP Photo: Ronald Zak, AP Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 Police officers investigate a crime scene in … [Read more...] about Shooting in central Vienna leaves 1 dead, 1 badly wounded
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Robert Lehrbaumer, one of the most important Austrian musician in the international concert scene, will perform in Hà Nội and HCM City on November 13 and 15, respectively. The conductor, pianist and organist will perform classic work by Mozart, Schubert, Gottfried von Einem and Robert Schumann during the concert entitled "Music from and about Vienna". Lehrbaumer was born in Vienna and started studying piano at the age of six. When he was nine, he performed piano in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. He won awards at numerous competitions and participated in international festivals. Lehrbaumer pursued his career as a conductor, pianist and organist simultaneously. His concert tours have brought him to almost all European countries and capitals, to the US, Southeast Asia, Souh Korea and Japan. His special piano-organ recitals are popular events for which he gets rave reviews, similar to his performances as a conducting soloist with … [Read more...] about Austrian artist to perform music about Vienna
VIENNA BOYS CHOIR7 p.m. Friday, Shockley-Zalabak Theater, Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N. Nevada Ave., $20-$68.50; 255-3232, uccspresents.org.Imagine herding 25 young boys across the country.That’s one of Oliver Stetch’s duties as conductor of the Vienna Boys Choir. He and the 10- to 14-year-old boys will perform Friday at Ent Center for the Arts.“I have to focus the boys on what’s important at this moment, and that’s the music, and turn that boy energy into the music,” said Stetch, who’s been with the choir since 2011. “Sometimes the boys are tired or just want to do sports, or they have other things in their minds. But it works well.”Focused youths produce beautiful harmonies, as their soprano and alto voices soar up the octaves. The first half of their performance will feature classical music by Handel, Haydn and Schubert, a Gregorian chant and an African-American spiritual. The second half comes with a slogan: “Vienna … [Read more...] about Vienna Boys Choir set to bring 25 international singers to Colorado Springs
New Year’s Concert – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra New Year’s Concert – Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra November 4, 2018 by admin Vienna New Year’s Concert is an annual concert of classical music performed by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra on the morning of New Year’s Day (January 1) in Vienna, Austria. The concert occurs at the Musikverein at 11:15. The orchestra performs the same concert program on December 30, December 31 and on January 1. The program consists of 19th-century waltzes, polkas and marches written by Johann Strauss, known as the Waltz King, his brothers, Josef and Eduard, and their father, Johann Strauss, Sr., as well as some of their contemporaries. The concert includes performances by the Vienna State Ballet and the Vienna Boy’s Choir while showcasing various historic sites throughout the city and countryside. In between musical selections, the program host describes interesting facts about these landmarks, giving the … [Read more...] about The Vienna New Year’s Concert Tickets