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Treppauf, treppab


Our majordomo reveals secrets about the Palais Attems, which is filled with the sounds of Mozart, Handel and Purcell in two different programmes. 

Große Töchter und Söhne

24.06.2023 - 22.07.2023

A city tour with the GrazGuides, who tell fascinating stories about impressive people from Graz from all walks of life.

Costanza e fortezza


For our concertante Fux opera, stars such as Monica Piccinini honour us with heroic singing while the Italian baroque orchestra Zefiro dresses up. 

Don Quixote


The Unicorn Ensemble around Michael Posch delights with a baroque Spanish soundtrack to Peter Simonischek’s reading from the daredevil Don Quixote fighting windmills. 



Two baroque heroes are honoured here: Alfredo Bernardini and his Zefiro Baroque Orchestra play Bach’s dreamy Air and Telemann’s Water Music. 

Pop Heroes  


Freddie Mercury and Mozart shake hands just as much as John Lennon and Georges Bizet when the duo Anderson & Roe hit the keys on two pianos.

Mein Mädel ist nur eine Verkäufer­in

28.06.2023 - 29.06.2023

Eddie Luis and Die Gnadenlosen do the same as Ralph Benatzky and Peter Alexander and praise our everyday heroes with lovely Schlager music. 

Schöne Müllerin


Veteran and newcomer: Markus Schirmer sits at the grand piano and pours his heart out to the beautiful Müllerin together with the new star in the baritone sky Konstantin Krimmel. 

Jesu, meine Freude


Father and son Bach are the heroes in the magnificent parish church of Pöllau when Erwin Ortner and the Arnold Schoenberg Choir immerse into their festive hits. 



Alfredo Bernardini and the Ensemble Zefiro speak the heroic language of Beethoven’s only opera and then accompany a summer picnic in the park of Eggenberg castle. 

Fetish Baroque


Michael Hell combines the great highlights of baroque opera sung by opera star Iris Vermillion with a spectacular acrobatic show by Evilyn Frantic and Didac Cano. 

The Kingʼs Singers


Grammy award-winning a cappella music by the British King’s Singers spans the bridge from Renaissance hero William Byrd to pop, jazz and folk arrangements. 



The Moritz Weiß Klezmer Trio and its friends play for the happiest Jewish festival: what else but the most beautiful klezmer music and Purim songs. 

Superman & Co


Superman, Captain America and India Jones meet the crazy bassoons around Leonard Eröd and thus the real heroes of this film music evening. 



Karl Markovics puts himself in Beethoven’s mind, rearranged by Thomas Höft, and engages in a duel for the master’s favour with Olga Chepovetsky at the piano. 


08.07.2023 - 09.07.2023

The star-studded line-up with Miriam Kutrowatz, Daniel Johannsen and Michael Hofstetter makes the Stainz parish church shine with Mozart’s and Beethoven’s solemn works. 



Marie Spaemann and Christian Bakanic show a lot of courage with their own compositions as well as with music by Astor Piazzolla and lyrics by Zadie Smith.

Under­ground Railroad


The New York folk music duo Kim & Reggie Harris and the Graz Gospel Choir tell the story of Harriet Tubman with the help of gospels, spirituals and texts.



The most popular opera themes by Verdi and Wagner duel with the hot rhythms of Gershwin and Bernstein in the radiant sound of the BlechReiz Brass Quintet. 



The exceptional Brazilian soprano Bruno de Sá can be heard in works by Handel and Mozart as both Caesar and Cleopatra. Michael Hofstetter is on the podium. 

Vivat felix Hercules


Cinquecento’s mastersingers from Vienna wrap the Hercules Masses by Josquin Desprez and Cipriano de Rore in the pure sound of the Renaissance. 



The Styriarte Youth Orchestra and Mei-Ann Chen light a fire with Beethoven’s heroic 3rd Symphony. Choreographed by Adrian Schvarzstein & Jūratė Širvytė. 



At our bike concert, we ride all over Graz to celebrate brave women from the city’s history with the Masala Brass Kollektiv, Kristina Miller and other acts. 

Dido trifft Xantippe


The baroque ensemble Ārt House 17 of the all-round genius Michael Hell prepares for a summer picnic in the castle park playing music by Telemann and Vivaldi. 

Clara Schumann


Pianist Ragna Schirmer arrives with her grand piano built in 1846 to pay homage to the greatest musical heroine of the Romantic period, Clara Schumann. 

Charlie Chaplin


The Stefaniensaal becomes a cinema hall when the American star organist Cameron Carpenter improvises to Charlie Chaplin’s silent film: live and full of imagination. 

Die Stimme der Stimmlosen


Paula Barembuem’s voice and the band around Christian Bakanic pay tribute to the Argentinian singer and freedom fighter Mercedes Sosa in a very personal way. 



Exciting, fresh and for sure entertaining, the supergroup Philharmonix mixes film classics like James Bond or Star Wars with Austro-pop legend Falco. 

Solo für Cello


Matthias Bartolomey spans the cello bow from Bach to the present and reveals the secrets of his very special instruments.

Hasta la vista, baby!


A walk in the footsteps of the multi-layered personality of Arnold Schwarzenegger accompanied by music presented by Styrian Brass or the Trio Raiz de Lis. 

Vier Jahreszei­ten


Vivaldi’s “Four Seasons” are narrated by the orchestra Le Concert des Nations conducted by Maestro Jordi Savall. 

Johanna von Orleans


The Styriarte veterans La Capella Reial de Catalunya, Hespèrion XXI and Jordi Savall tell the story of Joan of Arc with music of the 15th century. 


Italienische Weihnacht

12.12.2022 - 13.12.2022

Maria Kubizek takes us on a Christmas journey through Italy with Torelli, Valentini and a violin concerto composed by Vivaldi for the divine infant.



Conductor Andreas Stoehr makes Tchaikovsky's rococo dreams come, while Belgrade's Petar Pejčić shines on the cello.

Wiener Klassik


Whether the symphony of Marianna Martinez or Mozart's flute concerto will be triumphant remains to be seen. Haydn, however, undoubtedly presents himself from his funny side.

Klezmer Concerto


Mei-Ann Chen is looking forward to Franz Schreker's Chamber Symphony and a Klezmer-style violin concerto, which the composer Noah Bedix-Balgley himself will bring to life.



Star pianist Kristina Miller returns with Rachmaninoff and masters the dreaded Third Piano Concerto together with Patrick Hahn on the podium.


20.03.2023 - 21.03.2023

Bach and Telemann would have been delighted with Alfredo Bernardini, who pays with his oboe tribute to the two grand masters of the German Baroque.

Der Zauberer


Mei-Ann Chen waves her magic wand to the sounds of Schubert, John Williams and Paul Dukas and is herself enchanted by Shaghayegh Sharabi on the oboe.

SOUNDFLIX #2: Super Power


Bereits zum zweiten Mal bitten Mei-Ann Chen und das Soundflix Orchestra zum Filmmusik-Special und spielen diesmal die Soundtracks der Comic-Held:innen. 

Alles Fake

08.05.2023 - 09.05.2023

Eva Maria Pollerus sits down at the harpsichord and makes with Vivaldi, Pergolesi & Co. an evening of deceivers and fakers a pleasure.

Der Tod & das Mädchen


Concertmaster Wolfgang Redik plays Schubert alla Mahler and presents the great Felix Mendelssohn with the early D minor Concerto.



Philipp Scheucher dances on the piano through "Rhapsody in Blue" and Daniela Musca tells of Gershwin's New York with "Porgy and Bess" and the "American in Paris".


La Bella Signora


In a magnificent Christmas concert Gabriella Aiello, Peter Rabanser, Susanne Ansorg and Fabio Accurso take you to Mallorca, Catalonia, Sardinia and Provence with ancient melodies and songs.

Tango im Nightclub


The outstandingly talented Polish-Serbian Duo Aliada lets you experience hits from Vivaldi to Piazzolla in a whole new way with saxophone and accordion.



With Styrian harmonica, marimba and handpans, the innovative trio Quetsch 'n' Vibes unfolds a colourful musical "kaleidoscope" from Bach to waltzes to Bizet and to their own musical pieces.

Ach, ich fühl’ s


At the Meerschein Finale, the Ukrainian soprano Tetiana Miyus devotes herself to the most beautiful Mozart arias with the oboist Stanislav Zhukovsky and Florian Birsak on the fortepiano.