TUM advent matinee and Vivat TUM

A passion for music unites the TUM community. On 2nd December 2018, TUM students, alumni, staff members, donors and friends of all ages will come together for the advent concerts in the stunning Philharmonic Hall at Munich’s Gasteig music venue. The Munich Symphonic Ensemble (SEM) performs together with the TUMChor choir. All donations collected at the advent concerts go to the endowment of the TUM University Foundation.

The advent matinee 2015 at the Philharmonic Hall at Munich’s Gasteig music venue
The Munich Symphonic Ensemble (SEM) and the TUMChor choir performed in the Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig in Munich.Image: Andreas Heddergott/TUM

TUM advent matinee

When: Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 - 11 a.m.
Where: Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig (Rosen­heimer Strasse 5, Munich)

Entrance free.

Application for staff: Tickets will be distributed by a ticket lottery, thereby every stuff member is offered the same chance.

Application for students: Registration is not available yet.

Vivat TUM - for freshman und alumni and Bund der Freunde

When: Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 - 2:30 p.m.
Where: Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig (Rosen­heimer Strasse 5, Munich)

Entrance free.

The invitations to the “Vivat TUM” concert will be sent to all registered alumni and our freshmen by mail. The tickets will be handed out by order, as long as supplies last. Read more

Advent matinee and Vivat TUM 2017

TUM's president Wolfgang A. Herrmann playing the organ.
Each year, TUM President Wolfgang A. Herrmann performs a solo on the grand piano or organ as part of the advent matinee.Image: Andreas Heddergott
  • Soloists: Ute Ziemer (Sopran), Richard Resch (Tenor), KS Prof. Andreas Schmidt (Bariton), Wolfgang A. Herrmann (Orgel)
  • Conductor: Prof. Felix Mayer, Carl von Linde-Akademie (TUM)
  • TUMChor (Choir of the TUM)
  • Symphonisches Ensemble München (The Munich Symphonic Ensemble)

Musical program

Max Reger (1873 – 1916)
Ein' feste Burg ist unser Gott, op. 135a (5)
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern, o. op.
Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, op. 67 (29)

Prof. Wolfgang A. Herrmann
, Präsident der TUM

Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685 – 1750)
Eingangschor der Kantate Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, BWV 61

Felix Mendelssohn
(1809 – 1847)
Choralkantate Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her, MWV A 10

- Pause -

Heinrich Schütz
(1585 – 1672)
Ein deutsches Magnificat:
Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, SWV 494

Felix Mendelssohn
(1809 – 1847)
Sinfonie Nr. 5 Reformationssymphonie, op. 107,
arranged by Tobias Sterzik for soloists, choir, orchestra and organ

The complete program of the 25th and 50th Anniversary Celebrations and Vivat TUM for Alumni

Singers of the TUMChor choir
The singers of the TUMChor at the 2013 advent matineeImage: Andreas Heddergott

The voices of TUM: TUMChor is composed of members of Munich’s various university choirs, as well as other TUM members that are experienced singers. The 2013 advent matinee was TUMChor's first public performance. The TUMChor

Three violin players of the Symphonic Ensemble during a concert.
The Munich Symphonic Ensemble (SEM) performs in the Philharmonic Hall.Image: Andreas Heddergott

From Mozart to Brahms, piano concertos to symphonies: The Munich Symphonic Ensemble has become a close partner of TUM, playing every year at the advent matinee in the Philharmonic Hall at Gasteig. Munich Symphonic Ensemble

Looking back at previous years


Questions about the advent matinee? E-mail us at: adventsmatinee@tum.de

Questions about the Vivat TUM concert? E-mail us at: alumniundcareer@tum.de