Advent Concerts: Matinee and Vivat TUM

A passion for music unites the community of our university. Students, alumni, staff members, donors and friends of all ages traditionally come together for the advent concerts.

Isarphilharmonie during TUM concert

This year, we returned to the traditional date on the First Advent with the TUM Advent Concerts: It was great to see that so many members and friends of TUM made their way to Isarphilaharmonie despite the difficult weather conditions. First the TUM Advent matinee in the morning and later in the afternoon the Vivat TUM concert united employees, students, friends and supporters, alumni, first semester students and the Friends of TUM e.V. and put us in a festive mood together. Many thanks to everyone involved - on stage, in the hall and in the background!

Programme 2023

Welcome speech of the president Prof. Dr. Thomas Hofmann

George Gershwin: Overture Strike up the Band

Vocal music by Florence Price and others

– break –

Florence Price: Symphony No 3 in C minor


Conductor: Prof. Felix Mayer, director of the TUM Center for Culture and Arts


Symphonisches Ensemble München (The Munich Symphonic Ensemble)

Adventsmatinee Talk

with musicologist and conductor Mary Ellen Kitchens and music journalist Dr Fanny Opitz on the life and work of composer Florence Price.

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TUMChoir – Voices of TUM

Our choir consists of members of the Munich university choirs as well as experienced TUM members and alumni. The choir gave its first public performance at the Advent matinee in 2013.


Symphonic Ensemble Munich

From baroque to modern, piano concertos and symphonies - the Symphonic Ensemble Munich is a close partner of TUM and performs every year at the Advent matinee in the Philharmonie im Gasteig.

Symphonic Ensemble

Participation wanted

The Symphonic Ensemble Munich is always looking for good musicians of all instrumental groups for its Advent concerts.

New members wanted


Technical University of Munich
Arcisstraße 21
80333 Munich

Questions about the advent matinee? E-mail us at: adventsmatineespam

Questions about the Vivat TUM concert? E-mail us at: alumniundcareerspam


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