Vienna Music Film Festival, 30 June - 3 Sept

Enjoy 66 days full of opera, jazz, pop, ballet and contemporary dance in front of the Vienna City Hall!

  • Vienna Music Film Festival Rathausplatz | Copyright: © IMZ / stadt wien marketing

    Vienna Music Film Festival Rathausplatz © IMZ / stadt wien marketing

The open-air Film Festival at the Rathausplatz Vienna is the biggest event of its kind worldwide! It already takes place for the 27th time and presents citizens and tourists with a big variety of the best that music and dance has to offer!

Expect world class performances with Anna Netrebko, Plácido Domingo, Elina Garanca, Juan Diego Florez, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Lang Lang to name but a few.

See the famous conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Gustavo Dudamel and Sir Simon Rattle with renowned orchestras like the Vienna Philharmonics, the State Opera Orchestra, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and many more.

Pop legends like Bob Dylan, George Michael, Leonard Cohen, Miles Davis, Quincy Jones, Diana Krall, Depeche Mode and the Rolling Stones will share magical moments with you!

True to the IMZ mission the festival is open to everybody and free of charge! Just like in past years the programme selection was curated by the IMZ in co-ordination with the festival’s commissioner.



CD: The new Beethoven cycle with Herbert Blomstedt

Accentus Music

Accentus Music celebrates Blomstedt’s 90th birthday with a 5 CD box set of Beethoven’s Symphonies, recorded with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.

The Nutcracker at Mariinsky Theatre

Telmondis Distribution

Ballet in three acts. Musical direction by Valery Gergiev. Live on Mezzo from the Mariinsky Theatre on 9 June.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Mozart: Die Zauberflöte from Teatro alla Scala

C Major Entertainment

The Magic Flute at the Scala – Faithful and Refreshing.

DVD + Blu-Ray: Bruckner: Symphony No. 3

C Major Entertainment

Christian Thielemann and the Staatskapelle Dresden continue their Bruckner Cycle with a “radiant and majestic” (The Guardian) performance of Symphony No. 3.


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