Here you will find all the latest news regarding my current projects. 

Special Stamp Viennese Zither

In March 2019 the „Viennese Zither“ has been published as a special stamp by the Austrian Post Company.
It is the last one in the serie “musicinstruments” and its worth is € 2,10.-
The stamp shows a historic zither instrument produced by Eduard Heidegger / Linz.

Austrian Post Company

Briefmarke Wiener Zither 


"Third Man" - Zither Concerts

Cornelia Mayer plays music highlights from the classic film ‘The Third Man’



"A Zither conquers the world"

Anton Karas, the Wine Tavern musician and his Zither

For the very first time here is the entire score of the world famous film: ‘The Third Man’.


Cornelia Mayer and Manfred Hochmeister are able, with the support of Anton Karas’ legal successor and the kind permission of the original publishers, in this publication to present the entire score for the zither from the film ‘The Third Man’ as well as all Anton Karas’s compositions thereafter. >>> more information...


Cornelia Mayer und Harald Pesata: A musical and literary event

Following highly successful joint appearance at a number of book presentations and other cultural events Viennese Zither virtuoso Cornelia Mayer and the Viennese author Harald Pesata are proud to present a joint summer programme for 2013.

Wiener Zither und Wiener Mundwerk im Wiener Salettl - Viennese zither and Viennese language together !
From May until September they will jointly present Viennese music and the essence of the Viennese in all its facades, harmonic zither tunes, anecdotes and stories, the characters and personalities all in original Viennese dialect.
This musical- literary event will take place in the Inner Court of Gasthaus Weidinger in the 4. District of Vienna. This shady courtyard has room for up to 40 guests. The audience will not only be entertained with Viennese Charm and subtlety by Cornelia Mayer and Harald Pesata but also be able to partake of the delights of the offerings of the kitchen and wines from the cellar of the landlord Fritz Weidinger.
Dates: 13.6., 21.6., 11.7, 25.7., 22.8., 5.9, 19.9
Location: Gasthaus Weidinger, Danhausergasse 3, 1040 Wien