With the 17974 pipes and their 233 stops, the organ in Passau’s St. Stephen’s Cathedral is considered the largest Catholic church organ in the world. The overall layout of the five organ works, which can be played together from a main playing table, is considered a technical marvel. For visitors from all over the world the “Domorgel” is a “must” when staying in Passau.

Up-to-date information about the cathedral music can always be found on the pages of the diocese of Passau.

Noon organ concerts in the High Cathedral of St. Stephan in Passau:

From 2 May to 31 October, except on Sundays and public holidays, the world-famous Domorgel can be seen daily in concert. The musicians will play a concert lasting about half an hour, during which the sound possibilities of the organ system will be presented with a broad spectrum of organ music of various centuries.

On Sundays and public holidays there are no organ concerts, but the organ can be heard during the liturgical celebration. 

Entrance fees to the midday organ concerts:

Adults 5.00 €
Reduced price 2.00 € (for pupils, students, severely handicapped with ID)

Evening Concerts in the High Cathedral of St. Stephen in Passau

Alternating with the “Spiritual Evening Concerts” will be held every Thursday at 19:30 (except public holidays) organ concerts from 2 May to 31 October.

Ticket sales from 6.30 pm at the ticket office in the Dominnenhof, ticket reservation not possible,
Admission to the Dom via Dominnenhof: from 6.45 pm
Start: 7.30 pm
End: approx. 8.30

Entrance fees to the evening concerts:
adults 10,00 €
reduced price 5,00 € (pupils, students, handicapped persons with ID)

There are no group discounts. Seat reservations are not possible.

All Concerts canceled due to Corona!

Due to the “Corona pandemic”, all planned events (midday organ concerts, evening organ concerts, spiritual concerts) are canceled up to and including August 31!


Sunday, 02.02. 09:30 Uhr Music in the cathedral

Darstellung des Herrn – high Mass

A. Durand: Mes­se brève
Ch. Goun­od: Nunc dimittis
J. Eccard: Maria wallt zum Heiligtum
Choir of the cathedral

Sunday 16.02. 09:30 Uhr Music in the cathedral

6th Sunday in the church year | high Mass

S. Ber­nar­di: Mis­sa pri­mi toni octo vocum
G. Basa­no: Can­ta­te Domi­no
H. Schütz: Also hat Gott die Welt geliebt
Choir of the cathedral , Dombläser

Wednesday 26.02. 18:00 Uhr Music in the cathedral

Ash Wednesday | pontifical Mass

German Schola chants

Sunday 01.03. 09:30 Uhr Music in the cathedral

1st Sunday of Lent | high Mass

Gregorian chants

Sunday 08.03. 09:30 Uhr Music in the cathedral

2nd Sunday of Lent | high Mass

L. Bar­dos: Mis­sa ter­tia
Choir of the cathedral

No other dates are currently set

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