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Café Mozart
Albertinaplatz 2, 1st district
Tel: +43-1-24100210
Fax: +43-1-24100219
mozart@cafe-wien.at

The Café Mozart is a traditional Viennese coffee house. Mozart never had a chance to recharge his batteries with a cup of coffee there, as today's café dates back to 1929; but the first coffee-house at the site opened in 1794. Besides the Café Mozart - a strong blend with whipped cream, almond chips and chocolate liqueur - the Mozart Cake, made of dark sponge pastry with pistachio cream and chocolate mousse, is well worth trying.
Daily 8.00am to 12 midnight, Groups of up to 15 persons
 
 
Central Cemetery
Simmeringer Hauptstrasse 234
11th district
Tel: +43-1-76041

A memorial created by Hanns Gasser in 1859 and originally erected in the St. Marx Cemetery was relocated to the Central Cemetery on the centenary of Mozart death. Since then it has been part of the Mozart Monument in the section of the Zentralfriedhof reserved for graves of honour, in the immediate vicinity of other great composers such as Beethoven and Strauss. Grave 32A, No. 55

Admission free
 
 
Church and Monastery of the Piarist Order
Piaristengasse 45, A-1080 Vienna
Tel: +43-1-4059152
Fax: +43-1-4064173
museum@piaristenkeller.at

The Church of the Piarist Order is the centrepiece of a Baroque architectural ensemble - one of the few memorial sites that has remained unchanged since Mozart frequented it. In letters dating from 1791, Mozart describes his visits to the Piarists, whose monastery school had been an elite institution for the aristocracy since the reign of Empress Maria Theresia and still has an excellent reputation today. Mozart intervened personally to secure a place at the Piarist school for his oldest son Karl Thomas. On Sunday, 9 October 1791 he sent a letter to his wife Constanze, who was at the spa in Baden, recounting his attendance at Sunday mass and his meal with the Piarist monks: "...at 10 o'clock I shall be going to the Piarist office because Leitgeb has told me that I can talk to the headmaster - I shall also be staying there for a meal..." The same weekend, Mozart reports in another letter: "I slept exceedingly well, and hope that you have also had a good night's rest - I thoroughly enjoyed my Kapaundl." "Kapaundl" was the term affectionately used by Mozart to describe a speciality of court cuisine to which he was particularly partial, namely, "jeunes chapons à la morille" (roast capon with morels). This delicacy will be served at the Piaristenkeller restaurant as a culmination of private tours of the monastery featuring Mozart concerts in the basilica.

Open during masses (Saturday 7.00pm, Sunday and holidays 7.30am, 9.30am, 11.30am and 7.00pm) as well as for guided tours and concerts by prior arrangement. Price of guided tours and concerts by arrangement. The Mozart anniversary year is to be marked by an extensive programme of events in and around the Church of the Piarist Order featuring music and cuisine in this authentic Setting.
 
 
Haus der Musik
Seilerstätte 30
1st district
Tel: +43-1-5164830
Fax: +43-1-5120315
helmut.lenhardt@hdm.at

This multimedia infotainment centre offers several floors of unique and fascinating sound experiences, and encounters with composers, whose works can naturally be listened. A whole room is devoted to Mozart. The exhibits include pictures of Wolfgang and Constanze, as well as a forensic reconstruction of what he might have looked like in real life, a letter to his father, and studies that reveal how the genius Mozart already had his masterworks complete in his mind before committing them to paper with virtually no corrections. There is also a table piano dating from Mozart's time, a showcase on Mozart's Masonic activities and a manuscript of his last composition, the Requiem. One highlight for many visitors is the "virtual conductor" which allows them to "conduct" the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra while it plays Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.


 
 
House of the Teutonic Order
Singerstrasse 7
1st district
Tel: +43-1-5131372

In 1781, Mozart stayed in the House of the Teutonic Order of Knights in Vienna for a few weeks, in the entourage of his employer, the Archbishop of Salzburg, Hieronymus von Colloredo, an arrogant and conceited priest . As his orchestra leader and court organist in the House of the Teutonic Order, he took part in concerts in the fresco decorated Sala Terrena, which is still used for concerts today. Music was regarded as entertainment and a background accompaniment particularly at banquets, which is why Mozart was assigned to the chamberlain. But he wanted more. At 25 years of age, full of desire for independence and confident of his musical abilities, he behaved (as he did all his life) in a manner that was anything but servile. He had a row with the archbishop, and Mozart wanted to end his employment. The chamberlain Count Arco had Mozart "propelled through the door with a kick in the arse". It was the beginning of a new phase of his life: Mozart remained in Vienna, thus liberating himself from his dominant father, and earned his living as a freelance artist with soir’s, composing commissions and piano lessons. Inner courtyard (Mozart memorial plaque) open daily from 6.30am to 9.00pm
 
 
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Wien
Mozarthaus Vienna
Domgasse 5
1010Wien
AUSTRIA
0043 1 5121791
Fax +43 1 512 17 91 - 91
http://www.mozarthausvienna.at
E-mail: info@mozarthausvienna.at
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Mozarts Journeys

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