Sternenklare Nacht über dem ALMA-Observatorium in den nordchilenischen Anden (photo: Pablo Carrillo (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO))

This year’s opening concert for Musikfest Berlin begins on a cosmic scale. Klaus Mäkelä and the Concertgebouworkest Amsterdam present the orchestral triptych “Orion” by Kaija Saariaho, whose title refers to the constellation of that name. This will be followed by Gustav Mahler’s 6th Symphony.

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Klaus Mäkelä conductor

Opening concert Musikfest Berlin 2022

Kaija Saariaho


Gustav Mahler

Symphony No. 6

A Berliner Festspiele/Musikfest Berlin event

Dates and Tickets

Sun 28 Aug 2022, 20:00

Main Auditorium


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