Choral Advent in Vienna
By invitation of the Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Vienna, Austria, choirs from all over the world sing in Vienna during the Advent season.
Visit Schloss Schonbrunn, which was once the home of Maria Theresa and the summer residence of the Hapsburg family.
This is an invitational festival open to all choral types.
THURSDAY: Arrival in Viena. Meet the Music Contact programme coordinator. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel.
FRIDAY: Breakast at the Hotel. Guided sightseeing tour of the city visiting some of the most relevant sights, -The Opera, The University, The Town Hall, The Parlament, The Court of Justice, The Burgtheater etc. The visit will be followed by lunch in a restaurant. In the afternoon your choir will Later, adult choirs will share their songs with residents at a local senior citizen center. Youth choirs can sing in Viennese schools. Join the audience in the spirit of Christmas after your performance.
SATURDAY: Breakfast at the Hotel. Morning at leisure
to discover and enjoy the city. Enthusiatic shoppers should look around the pedestrian area of the Kaertner Strasse and around St. Stephansdom. Afternoon concert in a social residence of the city. Evening dinner in a typical tavern in charming Gumpoldskirchen.
SUNDAY: After breakfast, you will be able to sing during Holy Mass, in one of the beautiful churches of Viena or, optionally, sing in the open air in a pedestrian area of the city centre. The afternoon is free. A visit to a famous vienese cafe is a must. Try Demel, Sacher or Hawelka all offering countless types of coffee such as Schwarzer, Melange, Einspanner, Brauner etc., and a large selection of cakes to go with it. In the evening, join all participating choirs in a “sing altogether” of “Ode an die Freude” by L.V.Beethoven. at the Town Hall of Viena.
MONDAY: Depart Viena after breakfast.
Final details of the specific program for each choir will be made specially for every participating choir in conjunction with the overall organization committee of the event.
THE BASIC PROGRAM INCLUDES
- 4 nights in a ***/**** Hotel.
- 1 Dinner.
- Daily continental breakfast.
- One lunch
- Choral activities
- One guided visit of the city.
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Dates 2018: From 6-9 Dec or 6-10 Dec
Dates 2019: From 5-9 Dec or 6-9 Dec (Alternative dates available weekends from end of Nov. to 19 Dec)
Duration: 5 Days – 4 Nights