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Nardus Williams stands in for soprano Mary Bevan

21 Feb 2024

At the concert on 23 February 2024 as part of the Baroque Weekend, Nardus Williams will take over the soprano part for Mary Bevan, who can not participate due to illness.

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Over 72,000 euros raised at charity concert

20 Feb 2024

Over 72,000 euros in donations was raised at the "Together for Humanity" benefit concert on 20 December.

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Contract with Andrea Zietzschmann extended by three years

05 Feb 2024

At its meeting on 2 February 2024, the Board of Trustees of the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation approved the extension of Andrea Zietzschmann's contract as Artistic Director. She will lead the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation for a further three years, until summer 2028.

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Ernst von Siemens Music Prize for Unsuk Chin

01 Feb 2024

The Berliner Philharmoniker has released an edition of the composer’s works

 

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Brahms instead of Liszt in concerts with Kirill Petrenko

17 Jan 2024

For the concerts on February 14-16 and February 19-23, Franz Liszt's symphonic poem "Les Préludes" will be replaced by Johannes Brahms' "Tragic Overture".

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Karl-Heinz Duse-Utesch is dead

04 Jan 2024

The former principal trombonist with the Berliner Philharmoniker has died at the age of 93.

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Tobias Kehrer sings in place of Georg Zeppenfeld at the New Year’s Eve concerts

30 Dec 2023

Tobias Kehrer will take on the role of Hunding in the New Year’s Eve concerts on December 30 and 31.

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Mourning for Wolfgang Schäuble

27 Dec 2023

The passionate concertgoer and close friend of the Berliner Philharmoniker has died at the age of 81.

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Mourning for Franz Xaver Ohnesorg

16 Nov 2023

The former general manager of the Berliner Philharmoniker has died at the age of 75.

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Against anti-Semitism and hatred

08 Nov 2023

Berlin opera houses and orchestras call for peaceful coexistence

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New principal horn: Yun Zeng

02 Nov 2023

First principal horn of the Staatskapelle Berlin wins audition.

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Cancellation Zubin Mehta

13 Oct 2023

Gustavo Dudamel will conduct the concerts from 19 to 21 October 2023.

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We remember Heinz Ortleb

11 Oct 2023

The former violinist with the Berliner Philharmoniker has died at the age of 91.

 

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Vocal Heroes wins Opus Klassik award

09 Oct 2023

Berlin choir programme receives award in its tenth year.

 

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New principal trumpet: David Guerrier

04 Oct 2023

The principal trumpet of the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France won the audition.

 

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Drei Männer und eine Frau stehen vor der Philharmonie Berlin. Im Hintergrund ist ein Zelt der UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe zu sehen.

Two years of partnership with UN Refugee Agency

04 Oct 2023

The Berliner Philharmoniker and Kirill Petrenko: Two years as ambassadors for UNO-Flüchtlingshilfe

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Death of Stephen Gould

20 Sep 2023

The Berliner Philharmoniker mourn the loss of Stephen Gould, who has passed away after a serious illness at the age of just 61. 

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Extensive road closures during marathon week

20 Sep 2023

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Award: Emmanuel Pahud

20 Sep 2023

Principal flute of the Berliner Philharmoniker wins the Léonie Sonning Music Prize

 

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Death of Kunio Tsuchiya

01 Sep 2023

The violist was the first Japanese musician in a German orchestra.

 

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