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Consecration weekend - 1000 years of consecration of the cathedral

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From 1-3 October 2021 the Merseburg Cathedral celebrates its 1000th anniversary of consecration.

Merseburg Cathedral was consecrated on 1 October 1021. 1000 years later, the whole of Merseburg honours its jubilarian with a big festival weekend.
Special guided tours, processions, festive church services, a light and magic festival, top-class concerts and medieval markets await you, as well as Merseburg's greatest treasure: the original of the Merseburg Magic Spells.
All information about the
From 1-3 October 2021 the Merseburg Cathedral celebrates its 1000th anniversary of consecration.

Merseburg Cathedral was consecrated on 1 October 1021. 1000 years later, the whole of Merseburg honours its jubilarian with a big festival weekend.
Special guided tours, processions, festive church services, a light and magic festival, top-class concerts and medieval markets await you, as well as Merseburg's greatest treasure: the original of the Merseburg Magic Spells.
All information about the festival weekend can be found here.
Sunday, October 3, 2021
9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. | Merseburg Cathedral
Tour of Merseburg Cathedral, treasures and Merseburg spells in the original
Visit to the cathedral: free of charge
Visit treasures, Merseburg spells: adults 5,50 €, up to 18 years free of charge
10.00 am | City Church
Thanksgiving service in the town church
Free of charge
10.00 am | 12.00 pm | 2.00 pm | 4.00 pm | Merseburg Cathedral
True magic: Guided tour of the original Merseburg magic spells
Cost: 8,50 € per person
Tickets in the online shop
11.00 a.m. | 1.00 p.m. | Merseburg Cathedral
Public guided tour of the cathedral
Cost: 3,00 € per person
Tickets in the online shop
18.00 h | Merseburg Cathedral
Benefit concert "Messiah" by George Frideric Handel
At the end of the consecration festival, the most famous Hallelujah in music history resounds in Merseburg Cathedral. In a benefit concert, the Gaechinger Cantorey Stuttgart under the direction of Hans-Christoph Rademann will perform the "Messiah" by Georg Friedrich Händel. Tickets are available in advance at the Tourist-Information Merseburg or at the ticket portal eventim. The proceeds of the benefit concert will go to the tasks of the Vereinigte Domstifter.
Robin Johannsen - Soprano
Marie Henriette Reinhold - contralto
Benedikt Kristjánsson - Tenor
Tobias Berndt - Bass
Choir and Orchestra of the Gaechinger Cantorey Stuttgart
Direction: Hans-Christoph Rademann
Tickets: VVK: 25 €, reduced 22 € | AK: 30 €, reduced 27 €
Tickets in the online shop
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  • Tourist event
  • for all weathers
You can always find up-to-date information and ticket prices for the individual events at https://www.merseburger-domweihe.de/festtickets/.

When:

03.10.21 - 04.10.21

Where:

Venue:

Merseburg Cathedral

Cathedral square 7
06217 Merseburg
Phone: +49 3461 / 210045
fax: +49 3461 / 720621
E-mail: fuehrung@merseburger-dom.de

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