Don’t miss these Christmas concerts in Europe
Are you planning a trip to Europe before the end of the year? Time your holiday to catch one of these classical music concerts for an unparalleled experience of European culture and history. Some of the world's best orchestras will perform iconic pieces of music by Europe's most celebrated musicians. Here's what you need to know.
Sounds & Visions of Caravaggio, Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome
The concert series, "Sounds & Visions of Caravaggio," combines Baroque art and music in Rome. The event includes a guided tour through the Doria Pamphilj Palace, one of the most prestigious Ancient Art Galleries in Rome, and an enthralling live performance in the spectacular throne room of Sala del Trono. The musicians will perform on historical instruments of Caravaggio's time, also depicted in many paintings by the artist.
Schoenbrunn: Palace tour, dinner and concert, Orangerie Schönbrunn, Vienna
The evening begins with a palace tour of Schloss Schoenbrunn, where you can visit the private and official rooms of the imperial summer residence. Following this, prior to the concert, guests will be served the Orangery Menu at a restaurant in the palace area. After the meal, a concert of the most celebrated works of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Johann Strauss, will be performed at the Orangery Schoenbrunn.
Residence Concerts Salzburg, Main Hall at the Alte Residenz, Salzburg
Travel back in time to the end of 16th century, when the prince archbishop's residence was being built. Enjoy Mozart's greatest works and compelling compositions from the Baroque period – typical Renaissance music that will be played on historical instruments.
Advent Concert with Justus Frantz, Konzerthaus Berlin
Justus Frantz is a name that has long been associated with great orchestras and great dedication to music. For more than forty years, Professor Justus Fratz has performed as an internationally acclaimed pianist and conductor. Here he will be conducting the orchestra Philharmonie der Nationen at the iconic Konzerthaus Berlin, Großer Saal.
Pachelbel, Mozart & Vivaldi at St. Georges Basilica, Prague
This concert by the six-member Prague Royal Orchestra will perform the most famous works by Pachelbel, Mozart, and Vivaldi. It will include Johann Pachelbel's Canon in D major, a beloved, timeless piece of music; the Divertimento for strings in D major, KV 136 by Amadeus Wolfgang Mozart and The Four Seasons, op.8 by Antonio Vivaldi.
Christmas Concerts in Old Prague
Mirror Chapel, Klementinum, Prague
The chamber ensemble of the Dvorak Symphony Orchestra will perform works by Smetana, Bizet, Dvorak, Vivaldi, and Christmas carols to mark the season, this December in Prague. The concert will be performed at the beautiful Mirror Hall in the bustling heart of Prague. Highlights include the Overture from Carmen by Bizet Georges and Christmas Pastorale by Arcangelo Carelli.
Winter Dreams in the Dresden Zwinger
Marble Hall, Dresdner Zwinger, Dresden
Indulge in the beauty of classical music in the Dresden Zwinger and watch the famous Dresdner Residenz Orchester perform a mixture of Christmas music, waltzes and light classical music.
Experience the best of Western classical music in Europe
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