There’s music in everyone

The Education Programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker

“For me, the most important thing that music can do is bring people together.”

(Sir Simon Rattle, 2002)

The aim of the Education Programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker is to make the work of the Berliner Philharmoniker and its music accessible to as many people as possible. Initiated by Sir Simon Rattle and supported financially since its inception in 2002 by Deutsche Bank, the projects are aimed at people of all ages, different social and cultural backgrounds and talents and encourage an active and an artistic engagement with music. 

It was, and still is something close to Sir Simon’s heart, and his firm belief, that the Philharmonie should be accessible to all nationalities and ethnic groups - something in which Berlin is particularly rich. But more than that: it should not only be open to people from all walks of life but it should actively reach out to them. The Philharmonie and the orchestra should be a place of learning that impacts on all social and cultural sectors of society, and which approaches people of different age groups, different abilities and talents.

Education is almost a paradox: it is an open and at the same time a protected space, where people can become actively involved in music making. It offers laypeople the opportunity of meeting professionals on an equal basis. It is an investment in people and their potential, but without the expectation of quantifiable gains.

The Education Programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker shows its diversity in concerts, lectures and open rehearsals, in creative projects and workshops for families, music lovers, young talent, childcare centres and schools. It aims to support participants in their own creativity, teach independent thinking and provide access to the world of music and musical forms. In the educational projects thousands of children, adolescents as well as adults and seniors have discovered their individual talents, experienced music, played music themselves and learned how to hear it with different ears. Because we believe there’s music in everyone. 

Concerts

Thursday,

18 Jan 2018,
10:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Thu, 18 Jan 2018, 10:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy

Stefanie Rüffer Acting

AUSGEBUCHT

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Thursday,

18 Jan 2018,
11:30

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Thu, 18 Jan 2018, 11:30
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy

Stefanie Rüffer Acting

AUSGEBUCHT

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Friday,

19 Jan 2018,
10:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Fri, 19 Jan 2018, 10:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy

Stefanie Rüffer Acting

AUSGEBUCHT

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Friday,

19 Jan 2018,
11:30

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Fri, 19 Jan 2018, 11:30
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy

Stefanie Rüffer Acting

AUSGEBUCHT

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Sunday,

28 Jan 2018,
18:00

Chamber Music Hall

Education

Sun, 28 Jan 2018, 18:00
Chamber Music Hall

Youth Composition Workshop OPUS ONE

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Sunday,

04 Feb 2018,
11:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Sun, 04 Feb 2018, 11:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Creative Studio 2 – Music@Home

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Saturday,

17 Feb 2018,
15:00

Philharmonie

Education

Sat, 17 Feb 2018, 15:00
Philharmonie

Children’s Opera in Concert – Knight Parceval

Vocal Soloists from Baden-Württemberg’s Academies of Music

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Stanley Dodds direction

Henrik Albrecht Music by Henrik Albrecht after Motifs of Richard Wagner

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Sunday,

18 Feb 2018,
11:00

Philharmonie

Education

Sun, 18 Feb 2018, 11:00
Philharmonie

Children’s Opera in Concert – Knight Parceval

Vocal Soloists from Baden-Württemberg’s Academies of Music

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Stanley Dodds direction

Henrik Albrecht Music by Henrik Albrecht after Motifs of Richard Wagner

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Sunday,

25 Feb 2018,
11:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Sun, 25 Feb 2018, 11:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Listening Studio

Andrea Tober

Franziska Noack Moderation

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Sunday,

04 Mar 2018,
11:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Sun, 04 Mar 2018, 11:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Creative Studio 3 – Sing!

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Saturday,

24 Mar 2018,
14:30

Hauptfoyer Philharmonie

Education

Sat, 24 Mar 2018, 14:30
Hauptfoyer Philharmonie

4th Musical Expedition: Improvisation

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Sunday,

15 Apr 2018,
11:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Sun, 15 Apr 2018, 11:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Listening Studio

Knut Weber cello

Franziska Noack Moderation

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Monday,

16 Apr 2018,
10:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Mon, 16 Apr 2018, 10:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Studierende der Hochschule für Musik »Hanns Eisler« Berlin Ensemble

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Monday,

16 Apr 2018,
11:30

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Mon, 16 Apr 2018, 11:30
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Studierende der Hochschule für Musik »Hanns Eisler« Berlin Ensemble

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Tuesday,

17 Apr 2018,
10:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Tue, 17 Apr 2018, 10:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Studierende der Hochschule für Musik »Hanns Eisler« Berlin Ensemble

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Tuesday,

17 Apr 2018,
11:30

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Tue, 17 Apr 2018, 11:30
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Studierende der Hochschule für Musik »Hanns Eisler« Berlin Ensemble

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Friday,

18 May 2018,
11:00

Philharmonie

Education

Fri, 18 May 2018, 11:00
Philharmonie

Vocal Heroes Children's Choirs

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker and Guests

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Saturday,

19 May 2018,
15:00

Philharmonie

Education

Sat, 19 May 2018, 15:00
Philharmonie

Simon Halsey direction

Vocal Heroes

Jasmina Hadziahmetovic stage direction

David Lang The public domain – A piece for 1000 Voices

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Monday,

04 Jun 2018,
10:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Mon, 04 Jun 2018, 10:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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Monday,

04 Jun 2018,
11:30

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Mon, 04 Jun 2018, 11:30
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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Tuesday,

05 Jun 2018,
10:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Tue, 05 Jun 2018, 10:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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Tuesday,

05 Jun 2018,
11:30

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Tue, 05 Jun 2018, 11:30
Hermann Wolff Room

Children’s Concert: 1-2-3-GO

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

Scholars of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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Sunday,

10 Jun 2018,
11:00

Hermann Wolff Room

Education

Sun, 10 Jun 2018, 11:00
Hermann Wolff Room

Creative Studio 4 – Music@Home

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Friday,

15 Jun 2018,
18:30

Hauptfoyer Philharmonie

Education

Fri, 15 Jun 2018, 18:30
Hauptfoyer Philharmonie

MusikPLUS Sieben

Members of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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