Mozart City Salzburg - “The Stage of the World” and its many faces.
More than 4,500 events take place in our city every year. The options range from world-famous festivals to sporting events to performances and exhibitions in the worlds of music, culture and dance. Read on to find out which events you absolutely shouldn't miss.
Mozart lives! Rolando Villazón´s first Mozart Week Festival captures the great composer´s myriad variety by means of lavish stage productions, concerts and other formats ranging from dance to cabaret.
On 1 and 2 February 2019, Austria will be taking on Chile to qualify for the World Group finals in Madrid in November. More than 4,000 fans are expected at Salzburg Arena to watch the match played out on the indoor clay court.
The Easter Festival´s founding father, Herbert von Karajan, had an unconditional commitment to achieving the highest artistic standards. This commitment has remained to this day an unbroken tradition at the Salzburg Easter Festival.
Picture: Christian Thielemann, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden © OFSMatthias Creutziger
This running festival in Mozart City is a fixture for all runners on their annual calendar. Whether full marathon, half marathon or 10K CityRun, the premier running event has something for every level. The Salzburg Marathon promises to be a one-of-a-kind spectacle performed on one of the world’s most beautiful stages.
Picture: Lauffestspiele © Salzburg Marathon
A triumph of modernism! Sommerszene Salzburg brings guest performers from around the world onto the stage along with theatre, dance and performance to turn Salzburg into a capital of the contemporary performing arts.
Picture: SZENE Salzburg © Bernhard Mueller
Another fantastic festival summer full of emotions gets started on 20 July 2019 under the leadership of artistic director Markus Hinterhäuser. The over-the-top opera programme with five new productions plus theatre and concert highlights with four new productions will lend this year’s festival an immense appeal. Awaiting you are 199 performances on 43 festival days!
Picture: Tourismus Salzburg GmbH © G. Breitegger