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A grand way to enjoy Mass

Not our usual Sunday morning worship, but we wanted to experience this while on holiday and we were... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Stuart S
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
A religious service and not a tourist attraction

The Wiener Hofmusikkapelle has been founded in 1498. Already in the Middle Ages there was a rich... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
Hubert645
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Aalst, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Not our usual Sunday morning worship, but we wanted to experience this while on holiday and we were glad we did. Thankfully everyone present observed the no photo/recording warning and a worshipful atmosphere was thus maintained. Those who wish are invited to fully partake of...More

1  Thank Stuart S
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Did the 09.15 service - the only opportunity to listen to the choir that week. It was the Monte Verde mass so the music was good but i hadn't counted on a Catholic Communion sung in latin (and the readings/sermon in German) with all the...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went to the 9.15am Mass this morning in the Hofmusikkapelle. It was a wonderful and memorable experience. Allowed to enter at 8.30am so was able to hear the boys in rehearsal before the service. The acoustics of the chapel are incredible and was amazed to...More

Thank Janece N
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We attended 9 am mass to hear the Vienna Boys Choir! Amazing! The bonus was that the Boys came down after the service and grouped in front of the altar rail and sang! Wonderful experience in a lovely chapel.

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Amazingly beautiful, romantic and historic. A chance of a lifetime to attend Sunday Mass in the Imperial Music Chapel.

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

The Wiener Hofmusikkapelle has been founded in 1498. Already in the Middle Ages there was a rich musical life and institutionalized music. The tradition of the Hofmusikkapelle, which was usually performed in the Hofburgkapelle, is continued by the Vienna Philharmonic and the Viennese vocalist. If...More

1  Thank Hubert645
Reviewed 27 November 2016

It is possible to attend Sunday Mass in the Imperial Music Chapel, but not in summer. The music is provided in the balcony by the Vienna Boys Choir, augmented by men from the Vienna State Opera, an orchestra of about 35 made up of member...More

1  Thank Billitchyfeet
Reviewed 1 June 2016

I believe that music is best appreciated in the context it was written for, so I thought it would be good hearing a Mozart mass sung liturgically. It was not so good. The choir (and the group singing plainchant) sang marvellously; the priest did a...More

1  Thank Leytonstonecrop
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Came here for a Sunday mass at 9:15am, with tickets purchased for the first row in the Circle for €36. Please arrive early. As this is a religious service, and not some tourist attraction, photography during the service is not allowed. Tickets can book booked...More

3  Thank AJTravelstheWorld
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Catholic Mass with the Vienna Imperial Court Music Ensemble (Wiener Hofmusikkapelle) consisting of the Vienna Boys’ Choir, members of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and members of the men’s choir of the Vienna State Opera and the Choralschola. The mass was the traditional latin Pater Noster...More

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Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
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There isn't anywhere obvious that I recall. However, it is a church and I would think they speak enough English to help.
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