Early Music

Barockorchester: Symphonies and Musical Paintings

The Department of Early Music brings together the diverse competencies and the lively character of early music and its performance practice in an interdisciplinary way. The goal is a qualification that takes into account both personal inclinations and professional perspectives. At the heart of the department is a distinguished faculty that includes some of the most renowned performers and scholars in the field of early music.



  • © Wildbild & Team
    Awarding of ensemble scholarship 

    The presentation concert of the scholarship holders of the newly created ensemble scholarship A (one-year) Start Up for Ensemble(s) took place in the impressive ambience of Schloss Leopoldskron at the beginning of April. In cooperation with "The International Society of Mozarteum University Salzburg", over 44.000 euros will be made available to students or graduates of the Mozarteum University Salzburg.

  • © Christian Schneider
    Future music from five centuries 

    With the first edition of the new interdisciplinary ORA Early Music Festival, the Mozarteum University is celebrating a special premiere. Over three days, early music, contemporary musical language and improvisation come together in numerous concerts and sound performances.

  • Mayumi Hirasaki & Max Volbers | © Harald Hoffmann / Theresa Pewal
    New Early Music 

    Recorder player Max Volbers and baroque violinist Mayumi Hirasaki were recently awarded an OPUS KLASSIK 2023. A conversation about the lively character of early music, the search for the new and the intensive research into the repertoire at the Department of Early Music at the Mozarteum University.



  • 1.6.—30.6.2024
    Study concerts June 2024
    Study concerts (or "class evenings") are concerts in which students of the Mozarteum University perform on stage. They are either organised as part of courses or by the respective departments - and can be experienced with free admission.
    Study concert
    · Free
  • 19.6.2024
    06:00 pm
    Graduate concert Harpsichord: Yin Bai
    Student with Wolfgang Brunner
    Graduate Concert
    · Free
  • 20.6.2024
    01:00 pm
    Graduate concert Historical performance practice - Harpsichord: Carlos Goikoetxea
    Student with Reinhard Goebel
    Graduate Concert
    · Free
  • 20.6.2024
    03:00 pm
    Graduate concert Historical performance practice - Harpsichord: Giovanni Michelini
    Student with Reinhard Goebel
    Graduate Concert
    · Free entry
  • 26.8.—2.9.2024
    Teatro dei Rinnovati
    Baroque Summer Academy Siena
    Since 2021, the Baroque Summer Academy of the Early Music Department of the Mozarteum University has been taking place in the city of Siena in Italy as part of the renowned Accademia Musicale Chigiana. For one week, the department's team of lecturers offers intensive masterclasses.
    Summer course



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