The Talea Ensemble will present highlights of Austrian classical and contemporary music ranging from Franz Schubert to Olga Neuwirth. One of the up-and coming new ensembles in New York City, the Talea ensemble has recently performed works by Olga Neuwirth to high critical acclaim at the Bohemian National Hall in New York.Get your free ticket now...
The Hills Are Alive: Fact versus Fiction in THE SOUND OF MUSIC -- Austria's most famous singing family, the von Trapps of Salzburg, lived a true and compelling story that was immortalized in the classic Broadway and Hollywood musical, THE SOUND OF MUSIC. Join Sam von Trapp, grandson of Maria and Georg von Trapp; Bert Fink, SVP/Communications for Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company; and Michael Gigl, Region Manager USA & Australia for the Austrian Tourist Office, for a discussion on the real story versus the musical tale, plus the musical's global popularity, its iconic film version (shot on location in Salzburg), and its place in 21st century popular and musical culture.Get your free ticket now...
Come and join us for a marathon session of the beloved Sissi trilogy featuring Romy Schneider. While in Austria, Christmas season would not be complete without at least one replay of the famous story of the romance between Emperor Franz Joseph and Elizabeth of Bavaria, the movies have long achieved a cult following among younger generations.Get your free ticket now...
Join us for a performance of the Claring Chamber Players, who will feature the Mozart Quartet for Oboe and Strings and music for varied instrumental ensemble by Michael Haydn, Franz Schubert as well as Mozart. The Claring Chamber Players, the resident ensemble of Friends of Mozart, encompasses musicians from New York's most prestigious orchestras and chamber groups and performs music from the Baroque era to the present day.Get your free ticket now...
Taking a cue from the relaxed pace of the cafés that are a hallmark of the Viennese lifestyle, Visions of Austria – produced by WLIW 21 - offers a serene tour of the country that invites you to linger, perhaps with a cup of coffee in hand for the total experience of a virtual vacation.Get your free tickets now...
Dubbed the “Theremin Queen” by Village Voice, Austrian-born Dorit Chrysler is hailed as one of the world’s most accomplished theremin players. Being notoriously hard to play, this electronic instrument generates sounds without being touched.Get your free ticket now...
The Austria Pop-Up store will be the venue for free concerts, gourmet food & wine events, film screenings and much more. Enjoy music by Austrian composers ranging from Mozart to Olga Neuwirth, journey back to imperial Vienna during our Sissi-Trilogy-Marathon, learn the true story behind THE SOUND OF MUSIC with Sam von Trapp, or sample a selection of the best Austrian wines at our “A Taste of Austria” event.Register for tickets
Linking the moment with the imagination is what the Bregenz Spring Festival, held every year from March to June, is all about.Learn more about Bregenz Spring Festival in Bregenz
Whether it is a mushrooming trip with contemporary composers or the traditional “pilgrimage” that in the course of one day leads to the various performance venues: each September this festival of contemporary music follows unconventional paths.Learn more about Klangspuren in Schwaz
Known for its exceptionally high level of service, its comfortable business class and an on-board chef preparing an award-winning six course meal. Be sure to hold on to your boarding pass, which also offers reduced or free entry to museums, discounts on shopping, entertainment and culinary experiences in Austria and around the world.More information on Austrian Airlines
Since 1876, when the Hotel Sacher Vienna was founded, the Sacher Hotels have combined tradition, luxury, style and Austrian charm with comfort and highest quality service. After more than 120 years, the Sacher Hotels and Cafes have almost become an Austrian landmark and are an integral part of Austrian culture.Learn more about the Hotel Sacher
When the Viennese Waltz emerged in the second half of the 18th century in Austria, it was as controversial as it was popular. Today, it is so much part of Austrian culture that Austrians waltz into each New Year to the sound of the Blue Danube Waltz broadcast on public radio.Learn more about the Viennese Waltz
06.07.2013 - 24.08.2013 - Halbturn
Inhale the air of a warm summer evening during a walk through the park and enjoy the beauty of the baroque castle of Halbturn: this is the ambience offered by the "Halbturner Schlosskonzerte" every season on Saturdays in July and August.more
01.03.2013 - 24.05.2013 - Bregenz
The Bregenz Spring Dance Festival is one of the most innovative festival in it's category. International dance companies are invited to showcase their art.more
11.09.2013 - 15.09.2013 - Vienna
The Austrian capital strikes a pose as fashion designers and fashionistas rush to the MuseumsQuartier for Vienna Fashion Week. Fashion shows, exhibitions and parties provide a chance for international designers to show their latest creations and mingle with Vienna's beautiful people.More
17.05.2013 - 20.05.2013 - Salzburg
Prefacing Salzburg's main summer festival, the short Salzburg Whitsun Festival concentrates on baroque music. Since 2007 Italian maestro Riccardo Muti has brought a touch of his native Naples, together with the young musicians of the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra.More
14.04.2013 - Vienna
Vienna City Marathon draws cheering crowds and thousands of runners to the city's streets. It leaves Wagramer Strasse along a scenic, but physically challenging, route to Heldenplatz. If 42km is too much, try the mini-marathon, fun run or junior marathon.More
16.03.2013 - 01.04.2013 - Vienna
The beautiful Baroque palace and gardens of Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace host a colourful Easter Market. Stalls are laden with chocolate, marzipan, fondant and praline creations. Pick up souvenirs like decorated eggs or join Easter egg hunts and flower-arranging courses.More
07.02.2013 - Vienna
Enjoy an unforgettable evening of musical entertainment in elegant surroundings – watch the impressive opening ceremony, learn the secrets of the three-four waltz time from one of the professional dance instructors or relax over a glass of champagne in one of the magnificent halls.More
25.01.2013 - 27.01.2013 -
Jumps up to 80m, steep slopes up to 85% and speeds up to 140 km/h. Less than 2 minutes to complete the stretch of 3.3 km. An altitude difference of 863 m from the starting point (1665m) to the finish (802m). An average speed of 103 km/h. This is the most difficult ski piste in the world.More