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Pre-Concert Talks

Did you know that in his famous »Four Seasons«, composer Antonio Vivaldi set a barking dog and an ice-skater’s fall to music? Such intriguing details are waiting to be discovered in pre-concert talks.

Interesting Facts and Entertaining Anecdotes

For 30 minutes, experienced speakers and musicologists present the background of the respective works or explain musical terms with the aid of a piano in an informal manner and in layman’s terms. Occasionally, the musicians themselves go on stage to offer a special personal introduction to their concert!

Pre-concert talks usually take place in German.

  • Usually one hour before the beginning of the concert
  • Further information is listed in the concert programme, linked to each corresponding event as well as printed on the concert ticket