Live concerts

  • A tribute to Hans Werner Henze
    • Fri, 25 Apr 2014, 10:30 p.m. (Berlin time)
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    Late Night at the Philharmonie

    Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Gábor Tarkövi, Ohad Ben-Ari

    • Hans Werner Henze
      "Requiem": Nine Sacred Concertos for piano solo, trrumpet concertante and large chamber orchestra

      Gábor Tarkövi Trumpet, Ohad Ben-Ari Piano

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  • Simon Rattle conducts “Manon Lescaut”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Eva-Maria Westbroek, Lester Lynch, Massimo Giordano, Bogdan Mihai

    • Giacomo Puccini
      "Manon Lescaut" Concert Performance

      Eva-Maria Westbroek Soprano (Manon Lescaut), Lester Lynch Baritone (Lescaut), Massimo Giordano Tenor (Renato Des Grieux), Liang Li (Bass) Geronte de Ravoir, Bogdan Mihai Tenor (Edmondo), Reinhard Dorn Bass (Innkeeper, Naval Captain), Krešimir Špicer Tenor (Dancing Master), Magdalena Kožená Mezzo-Soprano (Musician), Arthur Espiritu Tenor (Lamp Lighter), Johannes Kammler Bass (Sergeant of the Royal Archers), Philharmonia Chor Wien, Walter Zeh Chorus Master

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  • Bundesjugendorchester
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    Bundesjugendorchester
    Alexander Shelley

    Bundesjugendballett

    • Bernd Alois Zimmermann
      Alagoana (Caprichos Brasileiros)

    • Paul Dukas
      The Sorcerer's Apprentice

      Bundesjugendballett, Wubkje Kuindersma Choreographer

    • James MacMillan
      Exsultet (Version for symphonic brass)

      Bundesjugendballett, Sasha Riva & Marc Jubete Choreographers

    • Joseph Haydn
      Symphony No. 30 in C major Alleluia

      John Neumeier Choreographer, Bundesjugendballett

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  • Myung-Whun Chung conducts Brahms
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Myung-Whun Chung

    • Carl Maria von Weber
      Der Freischütz Overture

    • Unsuk Chin
      Cello Concerto

      Alban Gerhardt Cello

    • Johannes Brahms
      Symphony No. 2

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  • Sir Simon Rattle and Frank Peter Zimmermann with Mozart and Bruckner
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    In memory of Claudio Abbado

    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Frank Peter Zimmermann

    • Franz Schubert
      Incidental music to Rosamunde: Entr'acte No. 3

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major

      Frank Peter Zimmermann Violin

    • Anton Bruckner
      Symphony No. 7 in E major

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  • Krzysztof Urbański and Sol Gabetta
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Krzysztof Urbański

    Sol Gabetta

    • Bedřich Smetana
      "River Moldau" from "Má Vlast" (My Country)

    • Bedřich Smetana
      "Šárka" from "Má Vlast" (My Country)

    • Bohuslav Martinů
      Cello Concerto No. 1 in D major

      Sol Gabetta Cello

    • Antonín Dvořák
      Symphony No. 7 in D minor

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  • Tugan Sokhiev and Hilary Hahn
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Tugan Sokhiev

    Hilary Hahn

    • Henri Vieuxtemps
      Violin Concerto No. 4 in D minor

      Hilary Hahn Violin

    • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
      "Manfred" Symphony in B minor

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  • Lorin Maazel conducts Strauss
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Lorin Maazel

    • Richard Strauss
      "Don Quixote"

    • Richard Strauss
      "Don Juan"

    • Richard Strauss
      Suite from "Der Rosenkavalier"

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  • Mariss Jansons conducts Mahler’s Third Symphony
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Mariss Jansons

    Gerhild Romberger

    • Harrison Birtwistle
      "Dinah and Nick's Love Song"

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 3 in D minor

      Gerhild Romberger Mezzo-Soprano, Damen des Rundfunkchors Berlin, Tobias Löbner Chorus Master, Boys of the Staats- und Domchor Berlin, Kai-Uwe Jirka Chorus Master

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  • Simon Rattle and Daniel Barenboim play Brahms
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Charles Ives
      "The Unanswered Question"

    • Richard Strauss
      "Metamorphosen" for 23 solo strings

    • Johannes Brahms
      Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor

      Daniel Barenboim Piano

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  • Opening the season: Simon Rattle conducts Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Sergei Rachmaninov
      Symphonic Dances

    • Igor Stravinsky
      The Firebird (complete ballet)

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  • Birthday concert for Peter Eötvös
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Peter Eötvös

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja

    • Wolfgang Rihm
      IN-SCHRIFT 2

    • Peter Eötvös
      DoReMi, Violin Concerto No. 2

      Patricia Kopatchinskaja Violine, Patricia Kopatchinskaja Violin

    • Johannes Brahms
      Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor (orch. Arnold Schoenberg)

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  • Music at a late hour with Kopatchinskaja
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    Laurence Dreyfus

    Laurence Dreyfus, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Markus Hinterhäuser

    • Galina Ustvolskaya
      Sonata for violin and piano

      Patricia Kopatchinskaja Violine, Markus Hinterhäuser Piano

    • Galina Ustvolskaya
      Duet for violin and piano

      Patricia Kopatchinskaja Violin, Markus Hinterhäuser Piano

    • Music from the Middle Ages and the Early Renaissance for baroque violin and viola da gamba

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  • First concert in the Brahms/Schumann cycle with Simon Rattle
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Robert Schumann
      Symphony No. 1 in B flat major Spring

    • Johannes Brahms
      Symphony No. 1 in C minor

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  • Second concert in the Brahms/Schumann cycle with Simon Rattle
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Robert Schumann
      Symphony No. 2 in C major

    • Johannes Brahms
      Symphony No. 2 in D major

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  • Third concert in the Brahms/Schumann cycle with Simon Rattle
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Johannes Brahms
      Symphony No. 3 in F major

    • Robert Schumann
      Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Rhenish

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  • Fourth concert in the Brahms/Schumann cycle with Simon Rattle
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Robert Schumann
      Symphony No. 4 in D minor (First Version from 1841)

    • Johannes Brahms
      Symphony No. 4 in E minor

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  • The Junge Deutsche Philharmonie turns forty
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    Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
    Lothar Zagrosek

    Truls Mørk

    • Claude Debussy
      La Mer

    • Witold Lutosławski
      Cello Concerto

      Truls Mørk Cello

    • José María Sánchez-Verdú
      Alqibla for orchestra

    • Richard Strauss
      Don Juan

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  • Andris Nelsons and Emanuel Ax interpret Mozart and Strauss
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Andris Nelsons

    Emanuel Ax

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Piano Concerto in E flat major K. 449

      Emanuel Ax Piano

    • Richard Strauss
      Burleske in D minor for piano and orchestra

      Emanuel Ax Piano

    • Richard Strauss
      Also sprach Zarathustra

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  • Daniele Gatti’s journey from the Romantic to the modern era
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Daniele Gatti

    • Richard Wagner
      Götterdämmerung (Excerpts)

    • Johannes Brahms
      Variations on a Theme by Haydn in B flat major

    • Alban Berg
      Three Pieces for orchestra

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Emmanuelle Haïm conducts Händel’s “La resurrezione”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Emmanuelle Haïm

    Camilla Tilling, Christiane Karg, Topi Lehtipuu

    • George Frideric Handel
      La resurrezione (Resurrection)

      Camilla Tilling Soprano (Angelo), Christiane Karg Soprano (Maddalena), Topi Lehtipuu Tenor (San Giovanni), Sonia Prina Contralto (Maria Cleofe), Christopher Purves Baritone (Lucifero)

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Ninth
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Sally Matthews, Bernarda Fink, Hanno Müller-Brachmann, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Christian Elsner

    • Karol Szymanowski
      Stabat mater

      Sally Matthews Soprano, Bernarda Fink Contralto, Hanno Müller-Brachmann Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 9 in D minor

      Christian Elsner Tenor, Sally Matthews Soprano, Bernarda Fink Contralto, Hanno Müller-Brachmann Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Alan Gilbert conducts landscape scenes by Mendelssohn and Nielsen
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Alan Gilbert

    • Johann Sebastian Bach
      Cantata to be announced

    • Felix Mendelssohn
      Symphony No. 3 in A minor Scottish

    • Carl Nielsen
      Symphony No. 3 op. 27 Sinfonia espansiva

      Christina Landshamer Soprano, Michael Nagy Baritone

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Martha Argerich’s return to the Berliner Philharmoniker
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Riccardo Chailly

    Martha Argerich

    • Felix Mendelssohn
      Ruy Blas Overture

    • Robert Schumann
      Piano Concerto in A minor

      Martha Argerich Piano

    • Sergei Rachmaninov
      Symphony No. 3 in A minor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Schubert’s “Winterreise” with Christian Elsner and Simon Rattle
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    Orchestra Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Christian Elsner

    • Hans Zender
      Schuberts »Winterreise« – eine komponierte Interpretation

      Christian Elsner Tenor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Kirill Petrenko conducts Mahler’s Sixth Symphony
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Kirill Petrenko

    Berliner Philharmoniker, Kirill Petrenko

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 6

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  • Russian evening with Tugan Sokhiev and Vadim Gluzman
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Tugan Sokhiev

    Vadim Gluzman

    • Anatoly Lyadov
      The Enchantec Lake

    • Sergei Prokofiev
      Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor

      Vadim Gluzman Violin

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Symphony No. 5 in D minor

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  • Simon Rattle and Yefim Bronfman
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Yefim Bronfman, Stella Doufexis

    • Richard Wagner
      Prelude to Act I from Tristan und Isolde

    • Jörg Widmann
      New Work for piano and orchestra Première

      Yefim Bronfman Piano

    • Maurice Ravel
      Shéhérazade, Song Cycle for voice and orchestra

      Stella Doufexis Soprano

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 5 in E flat major

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  • Herbert Blomstedt conducts Bruckner’s Eighth Symphony
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Herbert Blomstedt

    • Anton Bruckner
      Symphony No. 8 in C minor (Haas edition)

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Christian Thielemann conducts Beethoven’s “Eroica”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Christian Thielemann

    • Franz Liszt
      Orpheus, Symphonic Poem No. 4

    • Hans Werner Henze
      Sebastian im Traum for large orchestra

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 3 in E flat major Eroica

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Christian Thielemann conducts Brahms’s “Deutsches Requiem”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Christian Thielemann

    Sibylla Rubens, Christian Gerhaher, Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Johannes Brahms
      A German Requiem

      Sibylla Rubens Soprano, Christian Gerhaher Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Simon Rattle conducts Lachenmann and Mahler
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Kate Royal, Magdalena Kožená, Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Helmut Lachenmann
      Tableau for orchestra

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 2 in C minor Resurrection

      Kate Royal Soprano, Magdalena Kožená Mezzo-Soprano, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Simon Rattle conducts Sibelius’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 1 in E minor

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 2 in D major

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • A Sibelius evening with Simon Rattle and Leonidas Kavakos
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Leonidas Kavakos

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 3 in C major

    • Jean Sibelius
      Violin Concerto in D minor

      Leonidas Kavakos Violin

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 4 in A minor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Conclusion of the Sibelius cycle with Simon Rattle
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 5 in E flat major

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 6 in D minor

    • Jean Sibelius
      Symphony No. 7 in C major

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Valery Gergiev and Hélène Grimaud
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Valery Gergiev

    Berliner Philharmoniker, Valery Gergiev, Hélène Grimaud

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major

      Hélène Grimaud Piano

    • Sergei Prokofiev
      Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • A Beethoven evening with Bernard Haitink and Isabelle Faust
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Bernard Haitink

    Berliner Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink, Isabelle Faust

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Violin Concerto in D major

      Isabelle Faust Violin

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 6 in F major Pastoral

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • The Waseda Symphony Orchestra Tokyo plays Richard Strauss
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    Waseda Symphony Orchestra Tokyo
    Masahiko Tanaka

    Waseda Symphony Orchestra Tokyo, Masahiko Tanaka

    • Richard Strauss
      Also sprach Zarathustra

    • Richard Strauss
      Don Juan

    • Richard Strauss
      Dance of the Seven Veils from Salome

    • Maki Ishii
      Mono-Prism for japanese drums and orchestra

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Donald Runnicles conducts a concert “à la française”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Donald Runnicles

    Martina Welschenbach, Kelley O'Connor, Noel Bouley, Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Olivier Messiaen
      Hymne

      Martina Welschenbach Sopran, Kelley O'Connor Mezzo-Soprano, Noel Bouley Bass Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    • Olivier Messiaen
      Les Offrandes oubliées, Méditation symphonique

      Martina Welschenbach Sopran, Kelley O'Connor Mezzo-Soprano, Noel Bouley Bass Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    • Claude Debussy
      La Damoiselle élue

      Martina Welschenbach Sopran, Kelley O'Connor Mezzo-Soprano, Noel Bouley Bass Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    • Maurice Duruflé
      Requiem op. 9

      Martina Welschenbach Sopran, Kelley O'Connor Mezzo-Soprano, Noel Bouley Bass Baritone, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    Concert details will be available soon.

  •  “La Damnation de Faust” with Simon Rattle, Joyce DiDonato and Charles Castronovo
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Charles Castronovo, Joyce DiDonato, Ludovic Tézier, Florian Boesch, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey

    • Hector Berlioz
      La Damnation de Faust

      Charles Castronovo Tenor (Faust), Joyce DiDonato Mezzo-Soprano (Marguerite), Ludovic Tézier Bass (Méphistophélès), Florian Boesch Bass (Brander), Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • The German National Youth Orchestra with Karl-Heinz Steffens and Christian Tetzlaff
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    Bundesjugendorchester
    Karl-Heinz Steffens

    Christian Tetzlaff

    • Béla Bartók
      Violin Concerto No. 2

      Christian Tetzlaff Violin

    • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
      Symphony No. 4 in F minor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Andris Nelsons conducts Mahler’s Fifth Symphony
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Andris Nelsons

    Håkan Hardenberger

    • HK Gruber
      Aerial, Concerto for trumpet and orchestra

      Håkan Hardenberger Trumpet

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 5

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Mariss Jansons and Frank-Peter Zimmermann
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Mariss Jansons

    Frank Peter Zimmermann

    • Béla Bartók
      Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Violin Concerto No. 2 in C sharp minor

      Frank Peter Zimmermann Violin

    • Maurice Ravel
      Daphnis et Chloé Suite No. 2

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Yuja Wang debuts with the Berliner Philharmoniker
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Paavo Järvi

    Yuja Wang

    • Robert Schumann
      Overture, Scherzo and Final

    • Sergei Prokofiev
      Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor

      Yuja Wang Piano

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Symphony No. 1 in F minor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Gianandrea Noseda debuts with Strauss and Tchaikovsky
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Gianandrea Noseda

    Angela Denoke

    • Goffredo Petrassi
      Partita for orchestra

    • Richard Strauss
      Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)

      Angela Denoke Soprano

    • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
      Symphony No. 4 in F minor

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Lorin Maazel conducts Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Lorin Maazel

    • Igor Stravinsky
      Petrushka (1911 Version)

    • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
      Orchestral Suite No. 3 in G major

    Concert details will be available soon.

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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Daniel Barenboim

    • N.N.

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Barbara Hannigan and Simon Rattle with songs by Gérard Grisey
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    Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Barbara Hannigan

    • Gérard Grisey
      Quatre Chants pour franchir le seuil

      Barbara Hannigan Soprano

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Gustavo Dudamel conducts Mozart and Mahler
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Gustavo Dudamel

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Serenade No. 9 in D major K. 320 Posthorn

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 1 in D major

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Brahms’s Violin Concerto with Christian Tetzlaff and Simon Rattle
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Christian Tetzlaff

    • Johannes Brahms
      Violin Concerto in D major

      Christian Tetzlaff Violin

    • Claude Debussy
      Images pour orchestre

    • Georges Enescu
      Romanian Rhapsody No. 1 in A major

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • The “Vocal Heroes” with Simon Rattle and a children’s opera
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    Sir Simon Rattle

    ??, Sir Simon Rattle, N. N., Vokalhelden-Projektchor, Simon Halsey

    • Jonathan Dove

      N. N. Minos (Schauspieler), N. N. Theseus (Tenor), N. N. Dädalus (Bass-Bariton), N. N. Mutter  (Frauenstimme), Vokalhelden-Projektchor, Simon Halsey Chorus Master

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Concerts in the 2014/2015 Season will be announced in Spring 2014.