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The Best Concerts in Salzburg

The Best Concerts in Salzburg - from Mozart to Jazz

It’s no secret that Salzburg is a musical city. It is the birthplace of Mozart, after all. But this beautiful Austrian destination isn’t simply indebted to the past. You might be surprised to find out that Salzburg maintains a stellar music scene that offers many chances to hear world-class concerts on a daily basis. If… Continue Reading

The Best Jazz Clubs in Krakow

The Best Jazz Clubs in Krakow

From Frederic Chopin to Paweł Maciwoda, bassist for the Scorpions, Poland is a country of musicians. So it makes sense that Krakow, one of Poland’s most vibrant cities, has a rich music scene. There are classical concerts galore here, many of which are oriented toward tourists. But if you look a little harder, you’ll find plenty… Continue Reading

Classical Culture: The Franz Liszt Academy of Music

Classical Culture: The Franz Liszt Academy of Music

Franz Liszt, or Liszt Ferenc as he is known in his native Hungary, was the world’s first rock star. He didn’t play rock music of course, but the internationally renowned composer was also a hugely talented pianist who made a fortune as a touring virtuoso. His world-wide fame certainly hasn’t detracted from his reputation in his… Continue Reading

Prague’s Best Fests

Prague's Best Wine, Beer, Food and Music Festivals of 2014

Not to be outdone by the selection of festivals taking place in Budapest, Prague’s got a packed calendar of great events to entice you to visit or, schedule willing. fill your days if you’ve already made your plans. You may notice a dead-zone from late July until the end of August. Festival organisers tend to… Continue Reading

Buda-Fest!

Buda-Fest!

Music (and more) Festivals of all kinds in Hungarian Capital this summer The people of Budapest sure love their festivals, no weekend from Spring thru Fall is without some kind of happening. Here we’ve picked a few that stand out. Click on a festival title to visit the official website for each and find out… Continue Reading

A Summer of Festivals on Europe’s Sunniest Island

A Summer of Festivals on Europe’s Sunniest Island

There’s a feast of festivals on Hvar this summer, as there is every year. First off the straightforwardly named Hvar Summer Festival 2013, which runs from late May to the middle of October and is an umbrella for a diverse programme of classical, folk music, theatre and choral performances. For dates, times and venue information… Continue Reading

Prague Food, Drink, Theatre and Music Festivals Spring & Summer 2013

Prague Food, Drink, Theatre and Music Festivals Spring & Summer 2013

It seems every year there’s more and more festivals taking place in Prague, of all kinds. Here’s our round-up of the highlights, with things really getting going in mid to late May. Click on festival title to visit the relevant website to find out more about each or buy tickets. Prague Spring Classical Music Festival… Continue Reading

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