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Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings | Musikfest Berlin

Fri 30 Aug at 21:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Late Night at the Philharmonie: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
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Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux, for solo piano
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Sat 31 Aug at 17:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Exhibition Foyer of the Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Critics' Quartet
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Sat 31 Aug at 19:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Three Orchestras from London: Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
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Berlioz, Benvenuto Cellini
Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Conductor
Sophia Burgos, Teresa
Adèle Charvet, Ascanio
Michael Spyres, Benvenuto Cellini
Krystian Adam, Francesco
Lionel Lhote, Fieramosca
Ashley Riches, Bernardino
Matthew Rose, Giacomo Balducci
Tareq Nazmi, Pope Clement VII
Monteverdi Choir
Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
Fabian Aloise, Choreography
Sun 1 Sep at 11:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Matinee Alexander Melnikov
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Rossini, Péchés de vieillesse
Berlioz, Symphony Fantastique op. 14a (transcription: Liszt)
Works by Rossini
Alexander Melnikov, Piano
Sun 1 Sep at 18:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Die Frau ohne Schatten
concert performance
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Strauss R., Die Frau ohne Schatten (concert performance)
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Torsten Kerl, Emperor
Anne Schwanewilms, Empress
Ildikó Komlósi, Nurse
Thomas Johannes Mayer, Barak, the Dyer
Ricarda Merbeth, Barak the Dyer's Wife
Andrey Nemzer, The Guardian of the Threshold
Michael Pflumm, The Apparition of a Youth
Nadezhda Gulitskaya, The Voice of a Falcon
Karolina Gumos, A Voice From Above
Tom Erik Lie, The One-Eyed Man, Barak’s Brother
Christoph Späth, The Hunchback, Barak's Brother
Jens Larsen, The One-Armed Man, Barak’s Brother
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Benjamin Goodson, Choirmaster / chorus director
Kinderchor der Staatsoper Unter den Linden
Vinzenz Weissenburger, Choirmaster / chorus director
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Mon 2 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Royal Concertgebouw Orchester & Tugan Sokhiev
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Andriessen, Mysterien (deutsche Erstaufführung)
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 1 in G minor "Winter Daydreams", Op.13
Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor
Wed 4 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Ensemble Modern
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Neuwirth, locus ... doublure ... solus for piano & ensemble
Varèse, Déserts
Andriessen, De Materie: De Stijl
Hermann Kretzschmar, Piano
Catherine Milliken, Speaker
Norbert Ommer, Sound Design
ChorWerk Ruhr
Klaas Stok, Choirmaster / chorus director
Ensemble Modern
Brad Lubman, Conductor
Thu 5 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Three Orchestras from London: BBC Symphony Orchestra
European première
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Mussorgsky, Night on Bare Mountain
Andriessen, The Only One
Neuwirth, ... miramondo multiplo ... for trumpet and orchestra
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Nora Fischer, Soprano
Håkan Hardenberger, Trumpet
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Fri 6 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Piano recital Pierre-Laurent Aimard
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Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106
Lachenmann, Serynade
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Fri 6 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Konzerthausorchester Berlin & Juraj Valčuha
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Honegger, Pacific 231 (mit Kurzfilm von Jean Mitry)
Bartók, Four Orchestral Pieces, Op.12
Bartók, Violin Concerto no. 1, Sz 36
Debussy, La Mer
Valeriy Sokolov, Violin
Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Juraj Valčuha, Conductor
Sep 07, 08
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Berliner Philharmoniker, Isabelle Faust & Peter Eötvös
German première
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Eötvös, Alhambra (German première)
Xenakis, Shaar
Varèse, Amériques
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Peter Eötvös, Conductor
Sun 8 Sep at 17:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Ensemble Musikfabrik & Peter Eötvös
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Lachenmann, Berliner Kirschblüten
Lachenmann, Marche fatale
Hosokawa, Birds Fragments II
Eötvös, Secret Kiss
Eötvös, Sonata per sei
Ryoko Aoki, Dancer
Mayumi Miyata, Sho
Ulrich Löffler, Piano
Helen Bledsoe, Flute
Dirk Rothbrust, Percussion
Ensemble Musikfabrik
Peter Eötvös, Conductor
Mon 9 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Lieder recital Georg Nigl & Olga Pashchenko
World première
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Schubert, Die Taubenpost (Siedl), D.965a
Schubert, Die Forelle (Schubart), D.550
Schubert, Der Wanderer an den Mond (Seidl), D.870
Schubert, Das Zügenglöcklein (Seidl), D.871
Schubert, Im Freien (Seidl), D.880
Schubert, Die Sommernacht (Klopstock), D.289
Schubert, Abendstern (Mayrhofer), D.806
Schubert, Fischerweise (Schlechta), D.881
Beethoven, An die ferne Geliebte, Op.98
Rihm, Vermischter Traum (World première)
Schubert, Der Winterabend (Leitner), D.938
Schubert, Die Sterne (Wie blitzen die Sterne) (Leitner), D.939
Schubert, An die Musik, in D major, D.547
Schubert, Abschied, D.957g
Georg Nigl, Baritone
Olga Pashchenko, Piano
Tue 10 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Münchner Philharmoniker & Valery Gergiev
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Schnittke, Symphony no. 1
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Wed 11 Sep at 20:00
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Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Three Orchestras from London: London Symphony Orchestra
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Abrahamsen, let me tell you
Messiaen, Éclairs sur l'au-delà, "Flashes of the Beyond"
Barbara Hannigan, Soprano
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sep 12, 13, 14
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Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Berliner Philharmoniker & Daniel Harding
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Berlioz, Roméo et Juliette, choral symphony
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Shenyang, Bass-baritone
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Gijs Leenaars, Choirmaster / chorus director
Berliner Philharmoniker
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Thu 12 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Piano & Voice: Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Yuko Kakuta
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Schubert, Piano Sonata no. 18 in G major, D.894
Lachenmann, ...got lost..., for soprano and piano
Yuko Kakuta, Soprano
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Sat 14 Sep at 14:00
Musikfest Berlin

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

9 hours of film and music at the Konzerthaus
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Honegger, Film music to La Roue (Weltpremiere der rekonstruierten)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Frank Strobel, Conductor
Sun 15 Sep at 11:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Junge Deutsche Philharmonie & Jonathan Nott
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Lachenmann, Tanzsuite mit Deutschlandlied
Strauss R., Ein Heldenleben (A Hero's Life), Op.40
JACK Quartet
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie
Jonathan Nott, Conductor
Sun 15 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Les Siècles & François-Xavier Roth
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Rameau, Les Indes Galantes: suite
Lachenmann, Mouvement
Berlioz, Harold en Italie, Op.16
Tabea Zimmermann, Viola
Les Siècles
François-Xavier Roth, Conductor
Mon 16 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra & Zubin Mehta
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Pártos, Concertino for String Orchestra
Mendelssohn, Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Gil Shaham, Violin
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Tue 17 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Orchester der Deutschen Oper Berlin & Donald Runnicles
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Beethoven, Coriolan overture, Op.62
Berlioz, La Mort de Cléopâtre
Berlioz, Troyens, Les: Excerpts
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Susan Graham, Mezzo-soprano
Klaus Florian Vogt, Tenor
Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin
Donald Runnicles, Conductor
Wed 18 Sep at 20:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Karajan-Akademie der Berliner Philharmoniker
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Neuwirth, Aello – ballet mécanomorphe
Grisey, Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil
Juliet Fraser, Soprano
Emmanuel Pahud, Flute
Scholars of the Karajan Academy
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Thu 19 Sep at 20:00
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Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Dvořák, Rusalka (concert performance)
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Sally Matthews, Rusalka
Pavol Breslik, Prince
Alexander Roslavets, Vodník, the water goblin
Patricia Bardon, Ježibaba, the Witch
Zoya Tsererina, Foreign Princess
Colin Judson, Gamekeeper
Vuvu Mpofu, First Wood Sprite
Annamaria Pennisi, Second Wood Sprite
Alyona Abramova, Third Wood Sprite
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Michael Alber, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Sun 22 Sep at 16:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

IPPNW Charity Concert
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Monteverdi, L'incoronazione di Poppea: Pur ti miro
Telemann, Trio Sonata in C minor TWV 42:c5
Bach, Trio sonata in E Flat Major, BWV525
Unknown, improvisation
Gibbons, Fantasia of three parts
Bach, Goldberg Variations, BWV988
Unknown, Improvisation
Vivaldi, Trio Sonata in D minor Op.1 no. 12 RV 63 "La follia”
WeiWu Trio
Wu Wei, Sheng
Martin Stegner, Viola, Presenter
Matthew McDonald, Double Bass