Autumn in Salzburg
city’s attractions within just an hour’s drive of the GROSSARLER HOF. Salzburg Culture Days is one of the highlights of every autumn. From 9–22 October 2017 the city celebrates 70 years of the Salzburg Cultural Association. The Mozarteum Orchestra will be performing under new head conductor Riccardo Minasi, using the same programme of concerts which was first performed back in 1952.oin us in Salzburg this autumn for a feast of culture and music, with a host of the
Another important anniversary being marked this year is Salzburg’s 20th year on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The accreditation was made to honour the historic importance of downtown Salzburg’s monumental buildings and the cultural importance of its links with Mozart. A range of music and cultural events have been taking place all year.
Autumn’s also the season for jazz in the streets of Salzburg with the 17th annual Jazz & The City festival, which runs from 25–29 October this year. Over 100 concerts will be taking place over five days, mixing up Austrian and international artists, and using a wide range of venues from churches and theatres to restaurants and cinemas. Among the big names taking part in this year’s festival are Bugge Wesseltoft, Shayna Steele and Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin.
Another jazz event taking place this autumn is the Take The A-Train music festival from 14–17 September. This quirky event features 40 jazz performers from around Europe who step off the train at Salzburg station and embark on a journey into a colourful world of jazz. You can listen to performances on board a vintage trolleybus, inside an emergency shelter or in a host of other unusual venues across the city.
And finally don’t miss the Rupertikirtag Fair at Salzburg Cathedral this September. From 20–24 September it’s time to ‘Don your best folk outfits and join the bustling crowds in the heart of the city’. This folk festival has been held each year since 1976 and is full of music, dancing and plenty of beer. As well as a festive beer tent and garden and spit-roast ox, there’s an arts and crafts market, vintage fairground rides and performances on the open-air stage.