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Change of line-up at the Berliner Philharmoniker's Waldbühne concert

22 Jun 2022

Due to an acute arm injury, Daniil Trifonov has unfortunately had to cancel his participation in the Berliner Philharmoniker's traditional Waldbühne concert on 25 June under the baton of chief conductor Kirill Petrenko.

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16-18 June: Introductory talk at the Musikinstrumenten-Museum Berlin

09 Jun 2022

The introduction focuses on the Danish composer Rued Langgaard and his Symphony No. 1

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Digital Concert Hall introduces Immersive Audio

07 Jun 2022

With the introduction of Immersive Audio, the Digital Concert Hall of the Berliner Philharmoniker is now offering its users a new dimension in experiencing sound.

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A bicycle as a stage

31 May 2022

For its 20th anniversary, the Education Programme has received a VeloStage

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Sébastian Jacot wins audition for the position of principal flute

27 May 2022

A total of four new musicians join the Berliner Philharmoniker

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The future of the Kulturforum: Discussion round on 13 May

11 May 2022

What is the future of the Berlin Kulturforum? This question will be the subject of a panel discussion on 1 May in St. Matthew's Church. Andrea Zietzschmann, artistic director of the Berlin Philharmonic Foundation, will be on the panel.

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Introductory lectures return

04 May 2022

As of now for all orchestra concerts of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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Death of Radu Lupu

20 Apr 2022

The Romanian pianist was a regular guest of the Berliner Philharmoniker from 1972 onwards.

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Enthusiastic Audience Response at the 2022 Baden-Baden Easter Festival

19 Apr 2022

Enthusiastic Audience Response at the 2022 Baden-Baden Easter Festival

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Casting change: Elena Stikhina takes over the role of Lisa in “Queen of Spades”

06 Apr 2022

In the upcoming performances of the opera “Queen of Spades”, Elena Stikhina takes over for Elena Bezgodkova in the role of Lisa.

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2022 Europakonzert in Liepāja/Latvia instead of Odesa/Ukraine

03 Apr 2022

Due to the attack on Ukraine, the 2022 Europakonzert will take place in Liepāja, Latvia. It is in solidarity with Odesa, where the concert was originally supposed to take place.

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Death of Hans Priem

28 Mar 2022

The violist, who has passed away, was the last Berliner Philharmoniker of the Furtwängler era

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Probationary period passed: Marlene Ito

24 Mar 2022

The musician is confirmed as first principal of the second violins

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Substitutes for Elena Stikhina, Anita Rachvelishvili, Fabio Sartori and René Pape in Verdis “Messa da Requiem”

09 Mar 2022

Due to illness, Elena Stikhina, Anita Rachvelishvili, Fabio Sartori and René Pape cancel their participation in Verdi’s “Messa da Requiem” conducted by Daniel Barenboim on 11 – 13 March. They will be replaced by soprano Susanne Bernhard, mezzo-soprano Marina Prudenskaya, tenor Michael Spyres and bass Tareq Nazmi.

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Elena Bezgodkova replaces Asmik Grigorian in Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”

04 Mar 2022

Due to ill health, Asmik Grigorian has to cancel her participation in the opera performances in Baden-Baden and Berlin.

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The Berliner Philharmoniker support Ukraine Emergency Appeal of UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe

03 Mar 2022

The Berliner Philharmoniker and its chief conductor Kirill Petrenko are appealing for donations for Ukraine.

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Cancellation of tonight’s concert of the Vision String Quartet

01 Mar 2022

Due to health reasons the concert has to be postponed.

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Farewell to Stefan de Leval Jezierski

28 Feb 2022

The horn player retires after 44 years of service.

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Statement by the Berliner Philharmoniker and their chief conductor Kirill Petrenko on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

25 Feb 2022

Statement by the Berliner Philharmoniker and their chief conductor Kirill Petrenko on the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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Cast change: Okka von der Damerau takes over the mezzosoprano part in Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony

24 Feb 2022

Due to illness Marianne Crebassa has to cancel her participation in the concert with the Berliner Philharmoniker – Okka von der Damerau takes over the mezzosoprano part in Gustav Mahler’s Second Symphony

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