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A Tribute to Vienna

The Spanish Riding School - which now also offers architectural tours of its historic premises - and the Vienna Boys' Choir have teamed up to bring you an experience that combines the best of two renowned cultural institutions in Vienna. For a few evenings of the year, the Ballet of the White Stallions and one of the world’s most famous boys’ choirs enchant their audience with stellar performances.

Spanish Riding School © WienProducts
Spanish Riding School © WienProducts
Vienna Boys' Choir © Wiener Saengerknaben
Vienna Boys' Choir © Wiener Saengerknaben
saddle room at the spanish riding school © Österreich Werbung/Kalmar
saddle room at the spanish riding school © Österreich Werbung/Kalmar

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The Baroque ambiance of the Winter Riding School in the Imperial Hofburg Palace is the perfect setting for this magical evening. Experience the High School of Classical Horsemanship and the wonderful choral arrangements of the Vienna Boys' Choir, two of Vienna’s most cherished traditions:

The Vienna Boys' Choir was established by Maximilian I of Habsburg more than 500 years ago. Today’s choir is the continuation of the boys' choir that performed at the Viennese Court. The Vienna Boys’ Choir is an integral part of Vienna’s cultural landscape, giving performances at the MUTH in the 2nd District, singing mass at the Imperial Chapel every Sunday, or participating in performances of the Vienna State Opera.

The Spanish Riding School in Vienna is the only institution in the world which has practiced for over 440 years and continues to cultivate classical equitation in the Renaissance tradition of the Haute Ecole. Its famous Lippizaner Stallions can usually be seen either during Morning Exercises or at weekend performances. Don’t miss this special opportunity to see these two iconic cultural institutions side by side and let yourself be swept away on a journey back to the magnificent splendor of the Baroque era.

GUIDED & ARCHITECTURE TOURS AT THE SPANISH RIDING SCHOOL

So far, the building that houses the Spanish Riding School has received little attention . Now for the first time, a guided architectural tour highlights the architectural gems such as the Baroque roof structure of the Winter Riding School. You will have to climb about 170 stairs, but the reward is well worth it! The technical and aesthetic achievements of this wooden structural system, built from 2,000 individual pieces, are impressive. Experience the unique atmosphere of the “attic” and enjoy a fantastic rooftop view of Vienna‘s first district.

 

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A Tribute to Vienna
Michaelerplatz 1
1010 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 533 90 31
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