Become the “Virtual Conductor” of the masterpiece
In winter 1866/67, Johann Strauss composed the Waltz „By the beautiful blue Danube”, op. 314, short - the Blue Danube. Soon after, the work became Vienna’s unofficial anthem and one of the most performed pieces of music in the classical repertoire worldwide. At Haus der Musik, the visitors get the unique opportunity to conduct the work themselves, as “virtual conductor” and a whole exhibition room is dedicated to Johann Strauss (1825 - 1899) and the Viennese Waltz.more
Gustavo Dudamel and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
The 2017 New Year's Concert took place on January 1, 2017, under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel in the Vienna Musikverein. Gustavo Dudamel, who was born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela in 1981, became the youngest conductor in the 75 year history of the New Year's Concert. The concertwas broadcast in over 90 countries and followed by up to 50 million television viewers around the world. Visitors get to enjoy the very best of the Vienna Philharmonic in exceptional image and sound quality in Haus der Musik’s high end concert hall.more
Featuring Marko Simsa's treasure chest of songs.
On February 17th, Marko Simsa welcomes children and parents to the Club of the good children's song with his “treasure chest of songs”! A hit-parade of old, new, funny and cheeky songs for children. Gernot Kranner will be presenting his thrilling Sing Along- Musical “Puss in Boots” on February 26th. The fans of Bernhard Fibich who couldn't get ticket for his concert in February can look forward to „Gschamster Servant” on March 18th.more
Daily between 8 p.m and 10 p.m.
Would you like to visit the Sound Museum away from the crowds at unusual opening hours? With the NIGHT TICKET you can go on a unique musical discovery journey at a special tariff between 8pm and 10pm daily. Last admission: 9:30 pm
Friday, February 3rd, 2017, 20h00
The grandmaster of the relax-experimental Blues Folk Karl Blau from Anacortes, Washington will play the stage of Haus der Musik with new songs and a new album “Introducing”. In 20 years of musical creation and with more than 40 records and countless performances Karl Blau is considered as the icon of an indie generation. In cooperation with the Vienna Songwriting Association.more
For lovers on Valentine's day and for children at carnival
In February Haus der Musik awaits its visitors with an extended range of guided tours during the semester break and two additional special tours : On February 14th on the occasion of Valentine's day, together with our guides we will embark on a journey through time back to the viennese classic, where we will discover the love life of the greatest composers. On February 27th, Haus der Musik is taken over by jesters and fools, join them on a special carnival edition tour for children.more
With „Sinnesrauschen”-Festival and „Live on Stage”- concert series.
In 2017 Haus der Musik awaits once again performances by numerous edgy gems of the indie and alternative music scene. The “Live on Stage” concert series will launch on February 3rd with Karl Blau, a grandmaster of the relax experimental Blues Folk. On March 25th it’s time for the spring festival “Sinnesrauschen” to turn the glass roofed courtyard into a stylish concert arena.more
120th anniversary of the deaths of Anton Bruckner and Johannes Brahms.
As part of this special exhibition to mark the 120th anniversary of their deaths, Haus der Musik provides a glimpse into the lives of these two great composers. Just as back then, the lives and works of the two great composers, Anton Bruckner (1824–1896) and Johannes Brahms (1833–1897), are still accompanied by a wide-ranging debate about the similarities and contrasts of the two contemporaries.more
One yearlong unlimited entry to the Sound Museum and free admission to concerts – for only € 39,-!
Become a member of Haus der Musik and discover its musical universe during the period of one year. The HdM Membercard offers yearlong unlimited museum entry and free admission to all "Live On Stage" concerts.more
Educational music initiatives for Austrian schools
As official partner and ambassador of Lang Lang International Music Foundation in Austria, Haus der Musik implemented the educational music project „Stairplay – Music Step by Step“. Following its great success, a new initiative has seen the light of day thanks to the financial contribution of the Soulier family, who stepped in as „Platinum Donor“.more
Free mediation programme for visitors who are deaf or visually impaired
The Sound Museum offers special guided tours for visitors who are deaf or visually impaired. Thanks to the kind support of Casinos Austria, participants enjoy the offer free of charge.
Understand the world of notation - with the learning game for school and at home.
In addition to the interactive staircase “Stairplay”, Haus der Musik and Prof. Dr. Hubert Gruber, in cooperation with the Lang Lang International Music Foundation present the same-titled learning game for kids as well as grown-ups that can easily be played in school or at home. It consists of 21 cards alongside 11 learn sequences with many helpful tips, which can be downloaded from our website.more
Get the Haus der Musik guide as a free app on your smart phone or tablet
Discover Haus der Musik using your personal multimedia guide. It features videos about the great composers, sound samples of their work, background information about the SONOSPHERE, historical facts about the Vienna Philharmonic and many things more.more
Das neue interaktive Mozart-Portrait
Mit der neuen interaktiven Anwendung "Facing Mozart" erwecken BesucherInnen Mozarts Portrait zu neuem Leben. Dabei sitzt man dem Komponisten - analog eines Spiegelbildes – gegenüber und kann mittels „Facetracking“ in die Rolle Mozarts schlüpfen um dessen Kopfbewegungen und Mimik zu steuern.