Introductory lectures return

04 May 2022

Be well prepared for the concert! Introductory talks for the orchestra concerts of the Berliner Philharmoniker are now available again: 45 minutes before the concert begins, our speakers will be waiting for you in the south foyer of the Philharmonie Berlin to prepare you for the programme with knowledgeable, informative and entertaining introductions. What is special about tonight’s music? Why does it move us?  What should I listen for? In our 20-minute introductory talks, you will find out the most important facts and the most wonderful stories about the composers and their works. As a perfect prelude to your concert visit.

Introductory events for the following concerts:

05/06 May – conductor: Antonello Manacorda
12/13/14 May – conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
19/20/21 May – conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
26/27/28 May – conductor: Paavo Järvi
02/03/04 June – conductor: John Storgårds
09/10/11 June – conductor: Kirill Petrenko
16/17/18 June – conductor: Sakari Oramo / Special introduction in the Curt Sachs Hall of the State Institute for Music Research, Tiergartenstraße 1

When: 45 minutes before each concert
Where: south foyer of the Philharmonie
Language: our introductions are in German only

The south foyer of the Berliner Philharmonie – ready for our introductory lectures
(Photo: Herbert Schindler)