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Golden Hall of the Musikverein, Vienna © Photographer: Stefou (Flickr)
in Classical World, Fun Facts

New Year’s Day with the Vienna Philharmonic

The New Year’s Concert in Vienna’s Musikverein is Europe’s answer to Times Square. Tickets to the New Year’s Day performance by the Vienna Philharmonic are almost as coveted and hard to secure as a place in heaven, but millions follow the festivities through television broadcasts in over 90 countries.

31 Dec 2015
Orchestra of automatons, 19th century. Museu de la música, Barcelona © Photo: Amador Alvarez
in Music Destinations

Music Museums

Whether you’re a music enthusiast or simply traveling again to a city you already know, a visit to a music museum is a fascinating way to pass the time and experience a city beyond the usual tourist destinations.

28 Nov 2015
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