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Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Großes Festspielhaus (Salzburg)

Mozart, Prokofiev, Strauß

Lahav Shani and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra popped out to Salzburg for a fun jaunt in the Great Festival House.

The Overture to Mozart‘s Marriage of Figaro set the mood nicely.   566 more words


Salzburg and the surrounding hills

A short trip to Salzburg – what an adventure.  Beautiful safe welcoming city with a view around every corner.

With no real plan (other than 1 of the party wanting to do the sound of music tour….) we set off in the direction of nowhere in particular. 211 more words

Back in Austria, the Arlberg Adventures Continue

Well, faithful readers, here we sit.

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely realized that the nearly seized wheels of the Cloudy Arlberg printing press are slowly beginning to turn once again… 449 more words


Salzburg and Munich: Two Cities, Two Countries, One Weekend

Salzburg is not only the birthplace of one of music’s early pioneers, but was also the setting for 1960s hit The Sound of Music – a movie which, funnily enough, many Austrians haven’t watched. 746 more words

City Break

Salzburg, Austria (4) - A Walk to Park Kapuzinerberg (Day 6)

After Alstadt, we make our way to Park Kapuzinerberg.  Along the way, we visit Mirabel Garden (previous post) and then we walk along Steingasse to find the entrance to a staircase that would take us up to the park.     193 more words


The Sound of Music: Salzburg, Austria

“The hills are alive with the sound of music…with songs they have sung for a thousand years…”

Okay. I am going to try not to quote the entire movie. 1,555 more words

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