SUPPORT FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS
Something dear to one's heart
In some cases, very specific projects touch the
hearts of our supporters.
At the request of
many, we now make it possible for our donors and supporters to specify the
nature of their donation: If you feel especially connected to a particular
project, you are able to express this through a project donation. You will be
named on the Donations Website as a supporter of your chosen project, or at
your request, as an anonymous contributor.
speaking, project-related donations are only possible via the Austrian foundation
account. For more information, feel free to contact us by telephone or email.
Bibliotheca Mozartiana – the largest specialized
library devoted to the topic “Mozart”
The Bibliotheca Mozartiana goes back to the
year 1841, when Mozart’s widow gave valuable items from her personal estate to
the institution, then known as the “Cathedral Music Association and Mozarteum”,
to be “archived and used as keepsakes by
the institution’s music library”.
Today the library
contains more than 6,000 historical printed works of music and music
many of which were
part of Franz Xaver Mozart’s estate. Containing circa 35,000 publications about
Mozart, his life, works and environment, it is the largest specialized library devoted to the topic “Mozart”.
Until now, the books
and musical notation (many of which are extremely rare) collected during the
170 years of our institution’s history have been, for the most part, recorded only
in an out-of-date library card index. To make these precious resources
available to researchers and enthusiasts all over the world, qualified
personnel must transfer the data pertaining to them into a modern
As a first step,
the library joined the Austrian Library Association (Österreichischer Bibliothekenverbund) in November 2014.
We kindly ask you
to specify “Bibliotheca Mozartiana” as
the designated purpose of your
Dialoge Festival 2016
The Mozart Children’s
Orchestra: year-round, long-term, across borders
Children’s Orchestra, founded in 2012, is an ensemble for the youngest, because
the experience of orchestra cannot begin too early.
together provides impetus and motivation. The collaboration with conductors in
a professional musical context is a unique and formative experience. Music
schools throughout the city and from the province of Salzburg, as well as those
in neighboring regions, are invited to participate every year. More than 50
schoolchildren are chosen. These children bring with them the ability and
ambition to partake in an orchestra on the final day of Mozart Week. The
program always comprises great classical works and modern compositions.
The girls and the
boys in the orchestra approach the technical and musical challenges presented
by works of Mozart and other composers with youthful determination and
enthusiasm, which are sensed by the audience, creating a lively musical
maintenance of the Mozart Children’s Orchestra requires tremendous effort,
especially to ensure the organization’s future. The range of the orchestra’s activities
continually expands. In addition, supervision of the young musicians requires patience,
sensitivity and time.
expenses are accrued by the foundation, especially for travel, accommodation,
support of the instrumental groups, the summer rehearsal week, team-building
activities, catering during rehearsal and performance engagements, etc.