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Take a photographic tour with us to Austria's City of Music and travel to some of Vienna's best concert halls and other sites of classical music interest.
One of Vienna's fanciest balls is the Philharmonic Ball, held in the Golden Auditorium of the Musikverein with live music from the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Photo: Getty
The Vienna Philharmonic's summer night open air concert at the Schonbrunn Palace is always a stunning occasion - especially if it doesn't rain. Photo: Getty
A marching band leads the children of top Austrian politicians and aristocracy into the Johann Strauss Ball, held at Vienna's Kursalon. Photo: Getty
No one is particularly sure about where Mozart's remains are buried but this beautiful statue in Burggarden should satisfy your longing to pay tribute to the great composer. Photo: Getty
Home to the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra, the Great Hall of the Musikverein seats 1,744 people and has breathtaking acoustics. It is the venue for the annual New Year's Concert. Photo: Getty
The legendary Vienna Boys Choir can be heard during the traditional New Year's Concert at Vienna's Musikverein. Over the centuries, the choir has worked with many famous composers including Mozart, Schubert and Bruckner. Photo: AP
The grave of Ludwig van Beethoven can be found at Vienna's central cemetery which also contains the tombs of such composers as Brahms, Gluck, Salieri, Schoenberg, Schubert, and the Strauss family. Photo: Getty
Whatever your best dance, you can be sure there'll be an opportunity to dance it at the Vienna Opera Ball, held at the city's opera house. Photo: Getty
The baroque Schlosstheater is part of Vienna's University of Music and Performing Arts. Haydn and Mozart conducted their works here and several operas by Gluck were premièred on its stage.
The statue of composer Johann Strauss II can be visited in Vienna's Stadtpark gardens. Strauss and his family were largely responsible for the popularity of the waltz in Vienna during the 19th century.
The death mask of Joseph Haydn is on show at the composer's former house, Haydngasse 19 in Vienna. Here, Haydn composed most of his late work among them the great oratorios 'The Creation' and 'The Seasons.' Photo: Getty