Ever wondered what it's like to conduct an orchestra? Wonder no more, thanks to a remarkable interactive feature at Vienna's beloved House of Music. For music lovers it's a dream within a dream, guiding your own all-start ensemble within the world capital of classical music.
Coffeehouses in Vienna are your home away from home. Delicious coffee specialties, yummy pastries, all enjoyed in cozy seats and couches, paired with live piano music. Yes, read on! Many of Vienna’s best coffeehouses are your private concert hall, with live piano music, often with soloists -- and enjoyed all for free.
Closely linked to the Vienna Philharmonic (it recruits its members from the opera’s orchestra) it is an opera house and an opera company. Being one of the busiest opera houses in the world it is quite common to find a different opera being produced each day of a week.
Your name interpreted by...Mozart? Leave it to Haus der Musik, Vienna's endlessly creative discovery museum, to make it happen. In "NAMADEUS," visitors can play an interactive computer program based on the composer's famed musical game, KV 516f. The system can be applied to any combination of letters, allowing for great melodic variety -- and surely your first personalized Mozart tune.