For more than half a century, millions of people around the world have been following the bitter sweet film story of the von Trapp family in the worldwide cinema hit "The Sound of Music". The film, starring Julie Andrews, was filmed in 1965 only a few kilometres as the crow flies from Hallstatt in Fuschl, Lake Wolfgang and Salzburg. Now it's time to open a new musical chapter: "The Sound of Hallstatt"
Lakeside Festival of Sound
Between April and December 2019, the Hallstatt-based musician, conductor and composer Peter Wesenauer, along with the Dachstein Salzkammergut Tourist Board, invites you to a varied series of concerts. Under the motto "The Sound of Hallstatt", the world-famous lakeside town presents itself from its musical side. You can expect a varied musical program during your holiday in Hallstatt. Always new. Always different. From Tango sounds to drinking songs, musical greetings from Prague, hits for kids and world-famous Christmas songs. Let yourself be surprised and be our guest this year at "The Sound of Hallstatt" - in the most beautiful lakeside town in the world!
The sound of the "Silent Night"
If you visit Hallstatt in the time before Christmas, you should definitely be part of this concert experience. "The Sound of Christmas" with its world-famous Christmas classics that everyone knows and can sing along to, is the best way to set the mood the upcoming Christmas. Will "Silent Night, Holy Night" be played this evening? Let yourself be surprised! An unforgettable sound experience during your holiday in Hallstatt.
About the artists
Katharina and Einar Gudmundsson, together with Peter WesenAuer and his Sinfonietta da Camera Salzburg, will be spreading Christmas greetings from all around the world. Get into the seasonal spirit with Advent and Christmas music ranging from Bach to Sinatra as we enter the best time of the year! A feast of sound, joy and peace!
Where can I get tickets?
You would like to attend this concert during your holiday in Hallstatt? Concert tickets are available before start of the concert at the box office. Find out more about the respective ticket prices below under "Information at a glance" Good entertainment!
Hotel meets opera! The Heritage Hotel Hallstatt has been in existence for ten years - and this must be celebrated. The concert series "Sound of Hallstatt" takes this as an opportunity and dedicates this evening to the opera.
Sat, Aug. 3, 201920:00 — 22:00Kultur- und Kongresshaus Hallstatt,
A fun evening in German after the novel of the same name by David Safier with “Tatort” commissar Adele Neuhauser and Christian Dolezal as Romeo and Juliet inventor William Shakespeare. Played by the Sinfonietta da Camera Salzburg.
Mon, Aug. 12, 201920:00 — 22:00Kultur- und Kongresshaus Hallstatt,
Have you ever been to a concert just before the witching hour? On this summer’s evening, the midnight concert, in the context of the "Sound of Hallstatt" concert series, invites to an unusual sound experience.
Sat, Sep. 14, 201923:00Katholische Kirche St. Mariä Himmelfahrt Hallstatt,
When the first snow sets over Hallstatt in the Advent season and the world-famous holiday resort shines in a Christmassy glow, the concert series "Sound of Hallstatt" invites you to the last listening pleasure this year.