Live concerts

  • Season opening concert: Simon Rattle conducts Britten and Shostakovich
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Benjamin Britten
      Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge for string orchestra op. 10

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Symphony No. 4 in C minor

    Season opening concert: Simon Rattle conducts Britten and Shostakovich View concert details
  • Matthias Pintscher’s conducting debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Matthias Pintscher

    Renaud Capuçon

    • Gabriel Fauré
      Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite op. 80

    • Matthias Pintscher
      Mar’eh for violin and orchestra

      Renaud Capuçon Violin,

    • Arnold Schoenberg
      Chamber Symphony No. 2 in E flat major

    • Claude Debussy
      La Mer

    Matthias Pintscher’s conducting debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts Schoenberg and Nielsen
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Gijs Leenaars, Florian Boesch, Members of the Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Bernard Herrmann
      PSYCHO: A Narrative for String Orchestra

    • Arnold Schoenberg
      Die glückliche Hand Monodram für Bariton, Kammerchor und Orchester op. 18

      Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master, Florian Boesch Bass Baritone, Members of the Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Carl Nielsen
      Pan and Syrinx

    • Carl Nielsen
      Symphony No. 4 The Inextinguishable

    Simon Rattle conducts Schoenberg and Nielsen View concert details
  • Zubin Mehta and Gil Shaham
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Zubin Mehta

    Gil Shaham

    • Franz Schmidt
      Intermezzo and Carnival Music from Notre Dame

    • Erich Wolfgang Korngold
      Violin Concerto in D major

      Gil Shaham Violin,

    • Camille Saint-Saëns
      Symphony No. 3 in C minor Organ Symphony

      Thierry Escaich Organ

    Zubin Mehta and Gil Shaham View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 1 in C major

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

    Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 1 and 3 View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 2 and 5
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Leonora Overture No. 1 in C major

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 2 in D major

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 5 in C minor

    Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 2 and 5 View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 6 and 8
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 8 in F major

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

    Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 6 and 8 View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 4 and 7
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 4 in B flat major

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 7 in A major

    Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphonies Nos. 4 and 7 View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Rundfunkchor Berlin, Annette Dasch, Eva Vogel, Dimitry Ivashchenko, Christian Elsner, Eva Vogel

    • Ludwig van Beethoven
      Symphony No. 9 in D minor with Final Chorus Ode to Joy

      Rundfunkchor Berlin, Annette Dasch Soprano, Simon Halsey Chorus Master, Eva Vogel Mezzo-Soprano, Dimitry Ivashchenko Bass, Christian Elsner Tenor, Eva Vogel

    Simon Rattle conducts Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 View concert details
  • Giovanni Antonini and Piotr Anderszewski in works by Mozart and Haydn
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Giovanni Antonini

    Piotr Anderszewski

    • Joseph Haydn
      Symphony No. 101 in D major The Clock

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Piano Concerto in C minor K. 491

      Piotr Anderszewski Piano

    • Joseph Haydn
      Symphony No. 103 in E flat major Drumroll

    Giovanni Antonini and Piotr Anderszewski in works by Mozart and Haydn View concert details
  • Andris Nelsons conducts Strauss’s “Alpine Symphony”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Andris Nelsons

    Baiba Skride

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor

      Baiba Skride Violin

    • Richard Strauss
      An Alpine Symphony

    Andris Nelsons conducts Strauss’s “Alpine Symphony” View concert details
  • Family concert: Merry QUIZmas!
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    Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

    Sarah Willis, Malte Arkona

    • Musikalisches Adventsquiz

      Sarah Willis Presentation, Malte Arkona Presentation

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • François-Xavier Roth makes his debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    François-Xavier Roth

    Anna Caterina Antonacci

    • Edgard Varèse
      Ionisation for 13 percussionists

    • Jean-Baptiste Lully
      Suite from Le Bourgeois gentilhomme

    • Hector Berlioz
      Les Nuits d’été for soprano and orchestra

      Anna Caterina Antonacci Soprano

    • Claude Debussy
      Première Suite d'orchestre

    • Maurice Ravel
      La Valse

    François-Xavier Roth makes his debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker View concert details
  • Bernard Haitink conducts Mozart and Bruckner
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Bernard Haitink

    Till Fellner

    • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
      Piano Concerto in C major K. 503

      Till Fellner Piano

    • Anton Bruckner
      Symphony No. 9 in D minor

    Bernard Haitink conducts Mozart and Bruckner View concert details
  • “Pelléas et Mélisande” with Simon Rattle, Christian Gerhaher and Magdalena Kožená
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Magdalena Kožená, Bernarda Fink, Gerald Finley, Christian Gerhaher, Peter Sellars, Franz-Josef Selig

    • Claude Debussy
      Pelléas et Mélisande Semi-Staged Performance

      Rundfunkchor Berlin, N. N. Boy Soprano (Yniold), Magdalena Kožená Mezzo-Soprano (Mélisande), Bernarda Fink Contralto (Geneviève), Gerald Finley Bass Baritone (Golaud), Christian Gerhaher Baritone (Pelléas), Nicolas Fink Chorus Master, Peter Sellars Staging, Jörg Schneider Bass (Doctor), Franz-Josef Selig Bass Baritone (Arkel), Sascha Glintenkamp Bass-Baritone (Shepherd)

    “Pelléas et Mélisande” with Simon Rattle, Christian Gerhaher and Magdalena Kožená View concert details
  • Christian Thielemann conducts a concert “à la française”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Christian Thielemann

    Sophie Koch, Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Christiane Karg, Adrian Eröd

    • Ernest Chausson
      Poème de lʼamour et de la mer for voice and orchestra

      Sophie Koch Soprano

    • Claude Debussy
      Danse sacrée et danse profane for harp and string orchestra

      Marie-Pierre Langlamet Harp

    • Gabriel Fauré
      Messe de Requiem in D minor

      Rundfunkchor Berlin, Christiane Karg Soprano, Adrian Eröd Baritone, Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master

    Christian Thielemann conducts a concert “à la française” View concert details
  • Christian Thielemann and Maurizio Pollini perform Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Christian Thielemann

    Maurizio Pollini

    • Robert Schumann
      Genoveva Overture

    • Frédéric Chopin
      Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor

      Maurizio Pollini Piano

    • Aribert Reimann
      Sieben Fragmente für Orchester in memoriam Robert Schumann

    • Richard Strauss
      Four Symphonic Interludes from Intermezzo

    Christian Thielemann and Maurizio Pollini perform Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 View concert details
  • Daniel Harding, Emmanuel Pahud and Frank Peter Zimmermann
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Daniel Harding

    Frank Peter Zimmermann, Emmanuel Pahud

    • Hector Berlioz
      Ouverture du Corsaire

    • Magnus Lindberg
      Violin Concerto commissioned Berliner Philharmoniker gemeinsam mit dem London Philharmonic Orchestra, dem New York Philharmonic, dem Schwedischen Rundfunk-Symphonieorchester und Radio France German Première

      Frank Peter Zimmermann Violin,

    • Pierre Boulez
      Mémoriale (... explosante-fixe ... Originel) for flute and eight instruments

      Emmanuel Pahud Flute,

    • Robert Schumann
      Symphony No. 2 in C major

    Daniel Harding, Emmanuel Pahud and Frank Peter Zimmermann View concert details
  • Iván Fischer conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 3
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Iván Fischer

    Anna Larsson

    • Gustav Mahler
      Symphony No. 3 in D minor

      Kai-Uwe Jirka Chorus Master, Boys of the Staats- und Domchor Berlin, Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master, Anna Larsson Mezzo-Soprano, Ladies of the Rundfunkchor Berlin

    Iván Fischer conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 View concert details
  • Herbert Blomstedt conducts Dvořák and Berwald
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Herbert Blomstedt

    • Franz Berwald
      Symphony No. 3 in C major Sinfonie singulière

    • Antonín Dvořák
      Symphony No. 7 in D minor

    Herbert Blomstedt conducts Dvořák and Berwald View concert details
  • Simon Rattle conducts a concert “à la française”
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Rundfunkchor Berlin

    • Francis Poulenc
      Figure humaine, Cantata for double mixed choir a capella

      Rundfunkchor Berlin, Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master,

    • Charles Koechlin
      Les Bandar-log (Scherzo des singes) after Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book

    • Maurice Ravel
      Daphnis et Chloé

    Simon Rattle conducts a concert “à la française” View concert details
  • Late Night at the Philharmonie with Simon Rattle and Stefan Dohr
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    Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Stefan Dohr

    • Darius Milhaud
      La Création du Monde, Ballett La Création du Monde

    • Richard Ayres
      NONcerto for horn and large ensemble

      Stefan Dohr Horn,

    • Igor Stravinsky
      Concerto in E flat Dumberton Oaks for chamber orchestra

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Simon Rattle and Daniel Stabrawa
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Daniel Stabrawa

    • Albert Roussel
      Le Festin de lʼaraignée, Symphonic Fragments from the Ballet-Pantomime

    • Karol Szymanowski
      Violin Concerto No. 2

      Daniel Stabrawa Violin

    • Jean-Philippe Rameau
      Orchestra Pieces from Les Boréades, arranged in form of a suite by Sir Simon Rattle

    Simon Rattle and Daniel Stabrawa View concert details
  • Mariss Jansons and Truls Mørk
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Mariss Jansons

    Truls Mørk

    • Hector Berlioz
      Le Carnaval romain, Ouverture caractéristique

    • Henri Dutilleux
      Tout un monde lointain..., Concerto for cello and orchestra

      Truls Mørk Cello

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Symphony No. 10 in E minor

    Mariss Jansons and Truls Mørk View concert details
  • “Tristan und Isolde” with Simon Rattle, Eva-Maria Westbroek and Stuart Skelton
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Stuart Skelton, Stephen Milling, Eva-Maria Westbroek, MIchael Nagy

    • Richard Wagner
      Tristan und Isolde Concert Performance

      Simon Halsey Chorus Master, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Stuart Skelton Tenor (Tristan), Stephen Milling Bass (König Marke), Sarah Connolly Contralto, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Thomas Ebenstein Tenor (Shepherd, Sailor), MIchael Nagy Bass-Baritone (Kurwenal), Roman Sadnik Tenor (Melot)

    “Tristan und Isolde” with Simon Rattle, Eva-Maria Westbroek and Stuart Skelton View concert details
  • Concert for Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday with Daniel Barenboim
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Zubin Mehta

    Daniel Barenboim

    • Johannes Brahms
      Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major

      Daniel Barenboim Piano

    • Johannes Brahms
      Symphony No. 1 in C minor

    Concert for Zubin Mehta’s 80th birthday with Daniel Barenboim View concert details
  • Semyon Bychkov and Kirill Gerstein
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Semyon Bychkov

    Kirill Gerstein

    • Sergei Rachmaninov
      Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

      Kirill Gerstein Piano

    • Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
      Symphony No. 3 in D major Polish

    Semyon Bychkov and Kirill Gerstein View concert details
  • Tugan Sokhiev and Jean-Yves Thibaudet
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Tugan Sokhiev

    Jean-Yves Thibaudet

    • Gabriel Fauré
      Pelléas et Mélisande Suite

    • Maurice Ravel
      Piano Concerto in G major

      Jean-Yves Thibaudet Piano

    • César Franck
      Symphony in D minor

    Tugan Sokhiev and Jean-Yves Thibaudet View concert details
  • Andris Nelsons conducts Wagner and Bruckner
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Andris Nelsons

    • Richard Wagner
      Parsifal: Prelude to Act I and Good Friday Spell from Act III

    • Anton Bruckner
      Symphony No. 3 in D minor (1889 version)

    Andris Nelsons conducts Wagner and Bruckner View concert details
  • Juanjo Mena makes his conducting debut with Berliner Philharmoniker
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Juanjo Mena

    Marie-Pierre Langlamet, Raquel Lojendio

    • Claude Debussy
      Ibéria from Images pour orchestre

    • Alberto Ginastera
      Harp Concerto op. 25

      Marie-Pierre Langlamet Harp,

    • Manuel de Falla
      El sombrero de tres picos (The three-cornered hat), Ballet Music

      Raquel Lojendio Soprano

    Juanjo Mena makes his conducting debut with Berliner Philharmoniker View concert details
  • John Eliot Gardiner conducts Stravinsky
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir John Eliot Gardiner

    Andrew Staples, Jennifer Johnston, Men of the Rundfunkchor Berlin, Gidon Saks

    • Igor Stravinsky
      Apollon musagète (revised version from 1947)

    • Igor Stravinsky
      Oedipus rex

      N. N. Speaker, Andrew Staples Tenor (Oedipus), Jennifer Johnston Mezzosopran (Iokaste), Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master, Men of the Rundfunkchor Berlin (Priests, Guards, Folk), Gidon Saks Bass Baritone (Kreon)

    John Eliot Gardiner conducts Stravinsky View concert details
  • Late Night at the Philharmonie with Simon Rattle
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    Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Máté Szűcs, Silvia Schwartz

    • Betsy Jolas
      Épisode sixième for solo viola

      Máté Szűcs Viola

    • Betsy Jolas
      Ruht wohl for viola and piano

      N. N. Piano, Máté Szűcs Viola,

    • Manuel de Falla
      El retablo de maese Pedro

      N. N. Bass-Baritone (Don Quijote), Silvia Schwartz Soprano (Trujamán),

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Simon Rattle and Emanuel Ax
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Sir Simon Rattle

    Emanuel Ax

    • Claude Debussy
      Prélude à lʼaprès-midi dʼun faune

    • Betsy Jolas
      New Work commisioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation Première

    • César Franck
      Variations symphoniques for piano and orchestra

      Emanuel Ax Piano,

    • Maurice Ravel
      La Vallée des cloches from Miroirs (original version for piano)

      Emanuel Ax Piano

    • Percy Grainger
      In a nutshell (Excerpts)

    • Maurice Ravel
      La Vallée des cloches from Miroirs (arr. for orchestra by Percy Grainger)

    • Edgard Varèse
      Amériques

    Simon Rattle and Emanuel Ax View concert details
  • Education concert with Simon Rattle and the Vocal Heroes
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    Sir Simon Rattle

    Vocal Heroes

    • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
      Nuckelavee oder Magnus und das Monster commissioend by the Berliner Foundation and the London Symphony Orchestra Première

      Simon Halsey Chorus Master, Vocal Heroes,

    Concert details will be available soon.

  • Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Lisa Batiashvili
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    Berliner Philharmoniker
    Yannick Nézet-Séguin

    Lisa Batiashvili

    • Béla Bartók
      Violin Concerto No. 1

      Lisa Batiashvili Violin

    • Dmitri Shostakovich
      Symphony No. 13 in B flat minor Babi-Yar

      Mikhail Petrenko Bass, Herren des Rundfunkchors Berlin, Men of the Rundfunkchor Berlin, Gijs Leenaars Chorus Master

    Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Lisa Batiashvili View concert details