Friends of the Berliner Philharmoniker e.V. Association present Guadagnini violin
For many years the violin from the workshop of Giovanni Battista Guadagnini (Milan, 1754) provided good service to the violinist Axel Gerhardt. The Friends of the Berliner Philharmoniker have now purchased the instrument from the former member of the orchestra.
Residency in the Wiener Konzerthaus
100 years ago, the Wiener Konzerthaus opened its doors. On the occasion of this milestone birthday, the Konzerthaus is holding a jubilee festival as part of the Wiener Festwochen – with the Berliner Philharmoniker as orchestra in residence.
Jaap van Zweden to replace the indisposed Mariss Jansons
To Mariss Jansonsʼ great regret, he has been advised by his doctors to cancel his concerts with the Berliner Philharmoniker in Berlin and in Amsterdam. He will be replaced by Jaap van Zweden for the concerts in both cities.
European Concert 2013
Prague is the location of this year's European Concert of the Berliner Philharmoniker on 1 May 2013. Under its chief conductor Sir Simon Rattle, the orchestra will perform in the Spanish Hall in Prague Castle.