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Kirill Petrenko forced to cancel concerts in February 2023

27 Jan 2023

Kirill Petrenko forced to cancel concerts with the Berliner Philharmoniker in February 2023 – Daniel Harding to take over.

The premiere of the commissioned work by Miroslav Srnka now postponed

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Jonathon Ramsay wins audition for position of principal trombone

13 Jan 2023

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Return of the Berliner Philharmoniker to the Salzburg Easter Festival from 2026

09 Jan 2023

The Berliner Philharmoniker will return to the Salzburg Easter Festival from 2026.

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Change of programme on 6, 7 and 8 January (Barenboim, Argerich)

03 Jan 2023

There has been a last-minute change to the programme of the Berliner Philharmoniker concerts conducted by Daniel Barenboim from 6 to 8 January

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Kent Nagano

Karajan Academy concert: Kent Nagano conducts instead of Christian Thielemann

15 Nov 2022

Christian Thielemann cancels his appearance conducting the concert of the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker due to scheduling issues. Kent Nagano to take over.

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Death of Dietrich Gerhardt

09 Nov 2022

The Berliner Philharmoniker mourn the death of Dietrich Gerhardt, who played viola with the orchestra from 1955 to 1993.

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Christoph Koncz conducts instead of Joana Mallwitz

31 Oct 2022

Joana Mallwitz has to cancel for medical reasons – Christoph Koncz will conduct the concert of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra

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Cast change: Anna Prohaska takes over for Julie Fuchs

20 Oct 2022

Soprano Julie Fuchs has to cancel the concerts from 20 to 22 October due to illness - Anna Prohaska takes over.

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Gramophone Award for Frank Peter Zimmermann and the Berliner Philharmoniker

05 Oct 2022

A further award for the Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings edition

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The German Record Critics’ Award: Frank Peter Zimmermann and the Berliner Philharmoniker

30 Sep 2022

Award for the Berliner Philharmoniker Recordings edition

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Kirill Petrenko named Opera Conductor of the Year

29 Sep 2022

Kirill Petrenko, chief conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker, has been named “Conductor of the Year” by Opernwelt magazine.

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Election of the media board and by-election of the orchestra board

22 Sep 2022

Election of the media board and by-election of the orchestra board

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Free guided tour of the William Kentridge exhibition

21 Sep 2022

In association with Deutsche Bank, we are offering four guided tours of the exhibition in the green room over the coming months.

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Traffic obstructions due to Berlin Marathon at the weekend

20 Sep 2022

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Death of Lars Vogt

07 Sep 2022

The musician was the Berliner Philharmoniker’s first Pianist in Residence

 

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Death of Heinz Böttger

02 Sep 2022

The violinist of the Berliner Philharmoniker and primarius of the Böttger Quartet died at the age of 93.

 

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Programme change for the 2022 Festival Tour

24 Aug 2022

Festival tour of the Berliner Philharmoniker to Salzburg, Lucerne and London: Kirill Petrenko will conduct one of the two scheduled programmes, Daniel Harding takes over the second programme

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Shanghai residency postponed to June 2024

04 Jul 2022

The Berliner Philharmoniker and Wu Promotion postpone Shanghai residency planned for June 2022 until June 2024

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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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