The message of the Star in the Orient has fascinated people for centuries and fed the imagination of artists since the early Middle Ages. Numerous manuscripts and song collections offer musical testimony of the phenomenon. They tell of the star that illuminates all people, rich and poor, large and small, lords and peasants.

The Laudesi once visited the cities of central Italy in procession, singing their passionate songs of praise in honour of the saints. These customs still exist in Provence where the medieval oral tradition of Christmas song continues. In the course of the centuries the saints have come to be represented, not as heavenly beings but as “ordinary” people participating in everyday life and bringing the message of peace. You will hear historical, living and oral traditions from an old Europe of myths and legends – a journey on the trail of the Star of Bethlehem.


Ensemble Unicorn & Oni Wytars
Gabriella Aiello – voice
Hermann Oswald – tenor
Peter Rabanser – voice, bagpipes, tamburello
Katharina Dustmann – percussion
Riccardo Delfino – harp
Marc Lewon – lute, fiddle
Thomas Wimmer – fiddle
Marco Ambrosini – nyckelharpa
Michael Posch – recorder
Dir: Michael Posch & Marco Ambrosini


- If you feel ill, you must refrain from attending the event.

- Masks are generally compulsory, except on your seat. (We ask you to bring your own mouth and nose protection)

- The general hygiene measures count.

- The general distance rule of at least 1 meter must be observed everywhere.

. - Entrance and exit of the building and the concert hall is via several doors. You will find instructions on your ticket (above the ticket price) as to which door you must use. Please also note the time windows.

- The cards are personalized. In a suspected Covid-19 case, you will be our point of contact. If you have given your card to another person, you are obliged to provide information about it and give us the contact details.

- Tickets purchased through our office until September 30th can sit directly next to each other. All cards purchased from October 1st onwards will be given out in a checkerboard pattern, so even if you buy the cards together, there will still be a seat in between.

Pretty much we have to do without at the moment:

- Break (concert duration approx. 70 minutes)

- Catering before and after the concert

- Wardrobe