Heavenly Post Office, Manger Scene, Domsingknaben (Boys' Choir), ...
Manger Scene with original Figures of famous Wood Carvers of Oberammergau
Located just under the Christmas Tree is the nativity scene sponsored by the Alt Augsburg Gesellschaft. The large wooden figures were once carved in Oberammergau and they are still a highlight to visit at the Augsburg Christmas market.
Opera singer Jihyun Cecilia LEE
Jihyun Cecilia LEE was born in 1989 in Suwon, South Korea. From 2008 to 2012 she studied with Prof. Jungwon Park at Hanyang University in Seoul. Since 2012 she continues her vocal education with Prof.Rudolf Piernay at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Mannheim (Master) and there since 2016 with Prof.Snezana Stamenkovic in soloistic postgraduate studies.
In the 2015/16 season she was engaged at the opera studio of La Scala in Milan. There she sang Pamina in “Die Zauberflöte für Kinder” (W. A. Mozart) and took on small roles such as the Modistin in “Der Rosenkavalier” (R. Strauss) under the musical direction of Zubin Mehta.
In 2015 she received the 1st prize and audience award at the competition “Grandi Voci” and in 2016 she won the 1st prize, as well as the song prize at the singing competition “DEBUT”. In 2017, she received the Hans Gabor Prize at the “International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition”.
Since the season 2017/18 she is engaged at the Staatstheater Augsburg, where she can be seen as Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Marguerite (Faist), Hanna Glawari (Die lustige Witwe), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Violetta Vallery (La Traviata), Marzelline (Fidelio).
She won the Bavarian Art Promotion Award for Performing Arts 2020.
“Heavenly Post Office”
Next to the manger scene at the Christmas market there is another attraction: There is the “heavenly post office,” the “Himmlisches Postamt”. Directly under the huge Christmas tree children (and adults) will find the heavenly post office in Augsburg. Mail sent from here is delivered to the recipient with a postmark from the village Christkindl (Christ child) in Austria. The heavenly post office in Augsburg is open
Every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Dec. 24 closed
Folk Song singing
Sun. 03.12.2023 at 3 p.m. in the Golden Hall of the City Hall. After a longer corona break, the traditional Open Advent folk singing will take place again this year as usual for 30 years. Get in the mood for Advent with Swabian and old Bavarian Advent songs and instrumental pieces. Admission is free, donations requested.
- Vocal group Niedermeyer
- Harp group Baumgartner
- Boarische Saitenklang
Augsburg Domsingknaben (boys’ choir)
In the Golden Hall of City Hall on:
Sat., Dec. 09, 20223 at 3 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 10, 2023 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The boys’ choir “The Augsburg Domsingknaben” has performed before the pope in the Vatican and for the president of Germany on a number of occasions. This year once again the popular Christmas concerts in the Golden Hall of City Hall provide a meeting place for music lovers.
Augsburg Christmas Singing
In the Golden Hall of City Hall on:
Sun., Dec. 17, 2023 at 11 a.m.
- Philharmonic Choir Augsburg (Conductor: Wolfgang Reß)
- Sing- und Musikschule Mozartstadt Augsburg:
Children’s choir “Augustana” (conductor: Johannes Janeck)
Youth choir “Augustana” (conductor: Dominik Uhrmacher)
- Orchestra “Sinfonia Augustana”, Martina Hellmann (organ).
- Overall direction: Wolfgang Reß
Tickets available exclusively through Reservix or Tourist-Information of the Regio Augsburg – Rathausplatz 1
Organizer: Sing- und Musikschule Mozartstadt Augsburg, Zeugplatz 4, www.summa.augsburg.de