Eisenstadt devotes much cultural energy to one of its favorite sons. In the first half of September it plays host to the annual Haydn Festival in the Esterházy Palace and other venues. Many of the concerts are by renowned performers, and admission prices vary with the event. Other concerts featuring the works of Joseph Haydn run from mid-May to early October. Contact the Haydnfestspiele office in Schloss Esterházy or the local tourist office.