Salzburg Fortress Concerts

Goldener Saal Festung Hohensalzburg
Salzburg Ansicht
Terrasse auf der Festung Hohensalzburg
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Mozart Ensemble Salzburg

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday


Ensembles and soloists of international repute perform works by all the great composers, with special emphasis on Mozart's chamber concert music for an appreciative audience. However, it is not only the concert that makes this a special occasion for the visitor, but also the 900-year-old Fortress because the concerts take place in the Prince's Chamber, one of the most splendid rooms in Salzburg, and commanding a breathtaking view of the town and of it's surrounding countryside. The visitor, looking down over Salzburg a night after the Mozart concert, will find the whole occasion an unforgettable experience.


Extract from the Programm:

  • W. A. MOZART: Klavierquartette
  • J. HAYDN: Kaiserquartett
  • J. HAYDN: Klavierkonz­ert
  • W. A. MOZART: Klarinettenquintett
  • F. SCHUBERT: Forellenquintett
  • A. DVORAK: Walzer
  • J. STRAUSS: Walzer, Polka
  • etc.


Mozart Chamber Orchestra

1st May to 31st October (Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
25th - 30th December & 1st - 2nd January (daily)


The Salzburg Mozart Orchestra, a traditional chamber orchestra, was founded to perform the enchanting masterpieces of the great artists of music - mainly the works of W.A.Mozart.

The orchestra performs in different instrumentations, and is often invited to international Festivals.


Extract from the Program


  • W. A. MOZART: Symphony KV 136, KV 137, KV 138

  • W. A. MOZART: Piano concert

  • J. HAYDN: Piano concert

  • J.S. BACH: Concert for 2 violins

  • J. STRAUSS: Waltzes, polka
    and more 




Our tip: Combine a 4-course Candle-Light Dinner with a Mozart Orchestra Concert. An experience for all senses.



Menu for Dinner & Concert

Pastry with butter and spread
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Creamy tomato soup with cream
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I. Chicken breast, stuffed with spinach on a rich rosemary sauce, noodles and mixed vegetables
II. Fillet of salmon with white wine sauce, parsley potatoes and vegetables
III. Vegetable strudel with a creamy sauce, served with herbed potatoes
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Mozart Dessert Variation



Dates 2018

Wappensaal (Festungsrestaurant), Festung Hohensalzburg
January: 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 13th
February: 10th, 17th,  24th
March: 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, 31st

April: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th

Goldener Saal, Festung Hohensalzburg
Daily from April 13th till end of October

Burgsaal (Wappensaal), Festung Hohensalzburg

November: 10th, 17th, 24th, 29th 


From November, 30th daily Advent Concert Fortress Hohensalzburg

The concert ticket includes free entrance to the fortress and free transport by funicular (from 1.5 hours before the concert, dinner and concert guest from 0,5 hours prior to start of the dinner).


Concert begin:

January & February 7.30 pm

March & April 8.00 pm

May till August 8.30 pm

September & October 8.00 pm

November & December 7.30 pm


Dinner begins 2 hours before the concert starts.



Rates 2018

Concert adults:
Category I EUR 44,00
Category II EUR 36,00

Dinner & Concert adults:
Category I EUR 65,00
Category II EUR 58,00


Price per student / child

Category I EUR 28,00
Category II EUR 20,00

Dinner & Concert student / child:
Category I EUR 46,00
Category II EUR 38,00



Fortress Hohensalzburg - Golden Hall / Arms Hall

(as of December 2017 – subject to alterations)

Important information:

Meeting spot:

Fortress Hohensalzburg

Mönchsberg 34

5020 Salzburg

Salzburg City guide

Please notice:

Fortress cable car and entry to fortress included from 30 min. prior to the dinner.

The concert hall (only Golden hall) unfortunately does not provide disabled access for people with limited mobility.

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