Karajan Academy

Learn from the pros

The Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker enables outstanding young musicians to perfect their training in a group of top musicians. Founded on an initiative by Herbert von Karajan in the early 1970s, the Academy also serves as a talent factory for the Berliner Philharmoniker. In individual lessons by teachers from the ranks of the orchestra, integrated into orchestra rehearsals and concerts, the young musicians gain irreplaceable experience for their careers, learn the professional discipline of a world-class orchestra and concert routine in the best sense of the word.