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New programmes, more seating

18 Sep 2020

At a press conference, chief conductor Kirill Petrenko and general manager Andrea Zietzschmann presented the concerts for November and December.

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Box offices open again

02 Sep 2020

Please observe the current hygiene and distancing rules.

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Kirill Petrenko and Berliner Philharmoniker in Salzburg

31 Aug 2020

First guest performance by the orchestra after lockdown

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Death of Erich Hartmann

07 Jul 2020

The double bass player was the last Berliner Philharmoniker of the Furtwängler era

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Cancelled: USA tour with Kirill Petrenko

02 Jul 2020

Due of the corona pandemic

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Advance booking postponed

15 May 2020

The start of advance ticket sales scheduled for 24 May has been postponed to a later date.

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European Concert in aid of UNICEF

30 Apr 2020

The Berliner Philharmoniker support child refugees and appeal for donations.

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Continuation of the Easter Festival in Baden-Baden planned

22 Apr 2020

The collaboration with the Festspielhaus will continue beyond 2022

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Now online: Concert season 2020/21

20 Apr 2020

Now available in the concert calendar and online subscription sales

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Death of Krzysztof Penderecki

30 Mar 2020

The Berliner Philharmoniker have performed many of his works, often under the direction of the composer.

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Monika Grütters and Kirill Petrenko assume patronage of musicians’ emergency assistance

25 Mar 2020

A fund-raising drive of the German Orchestra Foundation supports freelancers in need


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Death of Hellmut Stern

22 Mar 2020

The former concertmaster was a defining musician of the Karajan era.

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Cancellation of the 2020 Easter Festival in Baden-Baden

16 Mar 2020

Concert-goers who have already bought tickets will be contacted by the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.

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Marlene Ito wins audition as 1st Principal of the 2nd Violins

06 Mar 2020

The violinist is the first woman in this position with the Berliner Philharmoniker.

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In memoriam Mariss Jansons

02 Mar 2020

Memorial concerts by the Berliner Philharmoniker for their honorary member, who died in


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Cancellation: Yannick Nézet-Séguin

24 Feb 2020

Lorenzo Viotti will step in to conduct the concerts in Berlin and Baden-Baden. He makes his debut with the orchestra.

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Hamburg, Hanover, Cologne, Frankfurt and Dresden

17 Feb 2020

The Berliner Philharmoniker and chief conductor Kirill Petrenko start their first joint tour of Germany

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Erich Hartmann turns 100

24 Jan 2020

Congratulations to the former double bass player of the Berliner Philharmoniker

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Scharounplatz opened

17 Dec 2019

New bus stop at the Philharmonie Berlin

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The Berliner Philharmoniker mourn death of Mariss Jansons

01 Dec 2019

The conductor was an honorary member and highly regarded musical companion of the orchestra


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