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Tue 11 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Abonnementkonzert III
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Wed 12 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Bach, Gloria in excelsis Deo - Cantata, BWV191
Jörg-Peter Weigle, Conductor
Philharmonischer Chor Berlin
Kammersymphonie Berlin
Dec 13, 14, 15

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Mahler 2
Mahler, Symphony no. 2 in C minor 'Resurrection'
Lucy Crowe, Soprano
Gerhild Romberger, Alto
MDR Radio Choir Leipzig
Berliner Philharmoniker
Andris Nelsons, Conductor
Thu 13 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Beethoven, String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, "Serioso", Op.95
Casablancas, String Quartet no. 4 “Widmung”
Beethoven, String Quartet Op.130 with Grosse Fuge Op.133
Cuarteto Casals
Vera Martínez Mehner, Violin
Abel Tomàs Realp, Violin
Jonathan Brown, Viola
Arnau Tomàs Realp, Cello
Dec 15 mat, 16

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Händels Messiah mit Robin Ticciati
Handel, Messiah
Louise Alder, Soprano
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Tim Mead, Countertenor
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Florian Boesch, Baritone
Frederic Wake-Walker, Director
Ahmed Soura, Dancer
Ben Zamora, Lighting Designer
RIAS Chamber Chorus
Justin Doyle, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Sat 15 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

The wonderful sound of flutes
Works by Handel
Works by Mozart
Works by Verdi
Works by Wolf-Ferrari
Works by Ponchielli
Works by Saint-Saëns
Works by Ravel
Works by Bernstein
Works by Matsushita
Works by Mancini
Die 14 Berliner Flötisten, Flute
Andreas Blau, Conductor
Sarah Willis, Presenter
Sun 16 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

From familiar Bach to unknown Mendelssohn
Bach, Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland - Cantata, BWV62
Mendelssohn, Concerto for Violin and String Orchestra in D minor
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 5 in D major, BWV1050
Bach, Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben - Cantata, BWV147
Carolin Widmann, Violin
Raphael Alpermann, Conductor
Scholars of the Karajan Academy
Mon 17 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Handel, Messiah
Kiel, Der Stern von Bethlehem, op. 83
Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale
Jugendkathedralchor St. Hedwig Berlin
Kammersymphonie Berlin
Tue 18 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Dukas, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Elgar, Cello Concerto in E minor, Op.85
Strauss R., Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration), Op.24
Sol Gabetta, Cello
Mikko Franck, Conductor
Wed 19 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Cristian Macelaru
Dvořák, Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Bartók, Dance Suite, Sz. 77
Strauss R., Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59: Suite
Joshua Bell, Violin
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Cristian Măcelaru, Conductor
Dec 20, 21, 22

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Iván Fischer
Dvořák, Legend no. 6 in C sharp minor, Op.59 no.6
Dvořák, Legend no. 10 in B flat minor, Op.59 no.10
Wolf, Harfenspieler I–III
Wolf, Mörike-Lieder, no. 23: Auf ein altes Bild
Wolf, Mörike-Lieder, no. 24: In der Frühe
Wolf, Mörike-Lieder, no. 44: Der Feuerreiter
Schubert, Symphony no. 9 in C major, "The Great", D.944
Wolf, Mörike-Lieder, no. 46: Gesang Weylas
Wolf, Goethe-lieder: no. 11 Der Rattenfänger
Wolf, Anakreons Grab
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Berliner Philharmoniker
Iván Fischer, Conductor
Sat 22 Dec at 15:30

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance - Berliner Bach Akademie
Bach, Christmas Oratorio, BWV248
Bach, Gloria in excelsis Deo - Cantata, BWV191
Berliner Bach Akademie
Heribert Breuer, Conductor
Catalina Bertucci, Soprano
Britta Schwarz, Contralto
Daniel Johansson, Tenor
Philipp Jekal, Bass
Sun 23 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Zemlinsky, Pärt, Bach, Lutosławski, Honegger
Zemlinsky, Psalm 23
Pärt, Pilgrim's Song (Wallfahrslied)
Pärt, Vater Unser
Bach, Christen, aetzet diesen Tag - Cantata, BWV63
Lutosławski, “Dwadzieścia kolęd” (20 Christmas carols) (excerpts)
Honegger, Une cantate de Noël
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Olga Pasichnyk, Soprano
Johannes Dunz, Tenor
Christopher Purves, Baritone
Andreas Scholl, Countertenor
Berliner Singakademie
Berliner Madchenchor
Knaben des Staats und Domchors Berlin
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sun 23 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Subscription concert 2 | Scarlatti Xmas
Scarlatti, Sinfonia di Concerto grosso no. 8 in G major
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale; Non sò qual più m'ingombra
Scarlatti, Sonata no. 24 in G minor, for recorder, two violins and basso continuo
Scarlatti, Sinfonia di Concerto grosso no. 7 in G minor
Scarlatti, Cantata Pastorale per la nascita di Nostro Signore: O di Betlemme altera povertà
Dorothée Mields, Soprano
Freiburger Barockorchester
Dec 25, 29

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance - Operetta Gala
Works by Strauß III
Works by Lehár
Works by Kálmán
Pál Farkas, Conductor
Ungarisches Sinfonie-Orchester
Hungarian Symphony Orchestra
Tue 25 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Liszt, Wilhelm Tell (excerpts from)
Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville): The Art of Slander (excerpts from)
Leoncavallo, Pagliacci (excerpts from)
Bizet, Carmen (excerpts from)
Verdi, Rigoletto (excerpts from)
Puccini, Turandot (excerpts from)
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: Russian Dance (excerpts from)
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Strauss II, A Night in Venice (excerpts from)
Strauss II, Die Fledermaus: excerpts
Bettine Kampp, Soprano
Enrique Ambrosio, Tenor
Ronald Reuter, Conductor
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Ballett- und Tanzstudio Zehlendorf
Tue 25 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance - Hollywood comes to Berlin
Steiner, Soundtrack to Gone with the Wind
Williams, Soundtrack to Star Wars
Jarre, Soundtrack to Doctor Zhivago
Horner, Soundtrack to Titanic
Djawadi, Soundtrack to Game of Thrones
Scott Lawton, Conductor
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Wed 26 Dec at 15:30

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Tchaikovsky, Serenade for strings in C major, Op.48
Mozart, Horn Concerto no. 4 in E flat major, K495
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake, Op. 20
Works by Rosetti
Gabriel Adorjan, Violin
Tillmann Höfs, French horn
Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin
Wed 26 Dec at 16:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Bayer, Die Puppenfee: Vorspiel
Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, Sleeping Beauty: excerpts
Tchaikovsky, The Nutcracker, Op.71: excerpts
Stanley Dodds, Conductor
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Ballett- und Tanzstudio Zehlendorf
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Handel, Water Music, HWV 348-50: excerpts
Mozart, Horn Concerto no. 4 in E flat major, K495
Paganini, Caprice no. 24 for solo violin in A minor, Op.1 no.24
Popper, Hungarian Rhapsody
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Beethoven, Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67
Ravel, Boléro
Christoph Koncz, Violin
Stefan de Leval Jezierski, French horn
Stephan Koncz, Cello and Conductor
Jürgen Grözinger, Drums
Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Wed 26 Dec at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Guest Performance
Vivaldi, Il cimento dell'armonia e dell'inventione, Op.8 no. 1-4 (The Four Seasons)
Mozart, Serenade no. 13 in G major, "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", K525
Mozart, Symphony no. 29 in A major, K201 (K186a)
Martin Kos, Violin
Petr Chromcák, Conductor
Tschechische Kammerphilharmonie Prag
Dec 29, 30, 31

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Daniel Barenboim
Mozart, Piano Concerto no. 26 in D major "Coronation", K537
Ravel, Rapsodie espagnole
Ravel, Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Ravel, Pavane pour une infante défunte
Ravel, Boléro
Berliner Philharmoniker
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
Mon 31 Dec at 15:00 and 18:30

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

New Year's Eve Concert
Lior Shambadal, Conductor
Berliner Symphoniker
Tue 1 Jan 2019 at 17:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Guest Performance - Sinfonie Orchester Berlin
Beethoven, Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125
Katharina Richter, Soprano
Christiane Oertel, Mezzo-soprano
Hans Beatus Straub, Tenor
Jörg Gottschick, Bass
Stanley Dodds, Conductor
Tue 8 Jan 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Jean-Christophe Spinosi
Biber, Battalia, for strings and continuo
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in C minor (arr. Rudolf Barshai), Op.110a
Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Conductor
2019 Jan 10, 11, 12

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Tugan Sokhiev
Borodin, Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
Rachmaninov, Spring Cantata for Baritone, Chorus and Orchestra, Op.20
Prokofiev, Alexander Nevsky, Op.78
Agunda Kulaeva, Mezzo-soprano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Bolshoi Theatre Chorus
Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor
2019 Jan 17, 18, 19

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Mariss Jansons
Strauss R., Also sprach Zarathustra, Op.30
Liszt, Piano Concerto no. 1 in E flat major, S 124
Wagner, Rienzi, der Letze der Tribunen: overture
Evgeny Kissin, Piano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Mariss Jansons, Conductor
Tue 22 Jan 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Abonnementkonzert IV
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
2019 Jan 24, 25, 26

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Alan Gilbert
Thorvaldsdóttir, Metacosmos
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 2 in G minor, Op.63
Strauss R., Sinfonia Domestica, Op.53
Lisa Batiashvili, Violin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Alan Gilbert, Conductor
Sun 27 Jan 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Fabien Gabel
Zemlinsky, Lustspiel-Ouvertüre
Mozart, Rondo in A major for piano and orchestra, K386
Strauss R., Burleske in D minor for piano and orchestra
Schreker, Prelude To A Drama (Vorspiel zu einem Drama)
Korngold, The Sea Hawk: suite
Francesco Piemontesi, Piano
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Fabien Gabel, Conductor
2019 Jan 30, 31, Feb 01

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Marek Janowski
Bruckner, Mass no. 2 in E minor, WAB 27 (1882/1885 version)
Bruckner, Symphony no. 6 in A major, WAB 106
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Marek Janowski, Conductor
Sat 2 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Ingo Metzmacher
Messiaen, Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine, for orchestra
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
Nathalie Forget, Ondes Martenot
Mikhail Petrenko, Bass
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Gijs Leenaars, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 20:30

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Casual Concert mit Ingo Metzmacher
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113
Mikhail Petrenko, Bass
Herren des Rundfunkchors Berlin
Gijs Leenaars, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Tue 12 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Subscription Concert 3 | Wolferl's first
Mozart, Symphony no. 1 in E flat major, K16
Mozart, Symphony in F, K Anh. 223 (K19a)
Mozart, Symphony no. 4 in D major, K19
Mozart, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, K22
Cambini, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra no. 3 in F major
Bach J.C.F., Symphony in D minor
Daniela Lieb, Flute
Freiburger Barockorchester
Gottfried von der Goltz, Violin
2019 Feb 13, 14, 15

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Ravel, Menuet antique
Debussy, La Mer
Prokofiev, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, Op.100
Berliner Philharmoniker
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Conductor
Sun 17 Feb 2019 at 16:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Weber, Beethoven, Schumann
Weber, Oberon: overture
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Schumann, Symphony no. 1 in B flat major 'Spring', Op.38
Lahav Shani, Conductor, Piano
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sun 17 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Brahms-Perspektiven I
Schütz, Das ist mir lieb, SWV 51
Schumann, Piano Concerto in A minor, Op.54
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Igor Levit, Piano
RIAS Chamber Chorus
Justin Doyle, Conductor
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Mon 18 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Brahms-Perspektiven II
Dutilleux, Trois Strophes sur le nom de Sacher for solo cello
Dutilleux, Tout un monde lointain, concerto for cello and orchestra
Brahms, Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.73
Nicolas Altstaedt, Cello
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Fri 22 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Brahms-Perspektiven III
Brahms, Symphony no. 3 in F major, Op.90
Debussy, Jeux
Wagner, Wesendonck-Lieder
Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Sat 23 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Brahms-Perspektiven IV
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 2: Prelude and Fugue No. 9 in E Major, BWV878
Bach, Keyboard Concerto no. 2 in E major, BWV1053
Reimann, Fragments de Rilke (Auftragswerk des DSO)
Brahms, Symphony no. 4 in E minor, Op.98
Kristian Bezuidenhout, Piano
Rachel Harnisch, Soprano
Corinna Harfouch, Speaker
Tom Schilling, Speaker
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Robin Ticciati, Conductor
Tue 26 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Abonnementkonzert V
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C major, Op.26
Widmann, Babylon Suite
Martha Argerich, Piano
Staatskapelle Berlin
Daniel Barenboim, Conductor
2019 Feb 28, Mar 01, 02

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Zubin Mehta
Varèse, Intégrales
Eötvös, Speaking Drums
Rimsky-Korsakov, Scheherazade, symphonic suite, Op.35
Martin Grubinger, Percussion
Berliner Philharmoniker
Zubin Mehta, Conductor
Sun 3 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Mendelssohn, Chausson, Wagner, Debussy
Mendelssohn, Overture, Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op.27
Chausson, Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op.19
Wagner, Der fliegende Holländer (The Flying Dutchman): overture
Debussy, La Mer
Edward Gardner, Conductor
Clémentine Margaine, Mezzo-soprano
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
2019 Mar 07, 08, 09

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Kirill Petrenko
Schoenberg, Violin Concerto, Op.36
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 5 in E minor, Op.64
Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin
Berliner Philharmoniker
Kirill Petrenko, Conductor
2019 Mar 14, 15, 16

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Johannes-Passion
Bach, St John Passion, BWV245
Magdalena Kožená, Mezzo-soprano
Camilla Tilling, Soprano
Mark Padmore, Tenor
Christian Gerhaher, Baritone
Roderick Williams, Baritone
Andrew Staples, Tenor
Peter Sellars, Director
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
2019 Mar 21, 22, 23

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Sir Simon Rattle
Lachenmann, My Melodies, music for eight horns and orchestra
Schumann, Symphony no. 2 in C major, Op.61
Berliner Philharmoniker
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Tue 26 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Abonnementkonzert VI
Mahler, Kindertotenlieder
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 10 in E minor, Op.93
Waltraud Meier, Mezzo-soprano
Staatskapelle Berlin
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
2019 Mar 27, 28, 29

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Daniel Harding
Ives, Three places in New England
Berg, Wozzeck: Three fragments for soprano and orchestra
Mahler, Symphony no. 1 in D major "Titan"
Dorothea Röschmann, Soprano
Berliner Philharmoniker
Daniel Harding, Conductor
Sat 30 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Karina Canellakis
Dvořák, The Noon Witch (Polednice), Symphonic poem, Op.108
Ligeti, Violin Concerto
Bartók, Concerto for Orchestra, Sz 116
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Sat 6 Apr 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Andris Poga & Ildar Abdrazakov
Vasks, Musica appassionata
Mussorgsky, Songs and Dances of Death
Tchaikovsky, Symphony no. 6 in B minor, "Pathétique", Op.74
Ildar Abdrazakov, Bass
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Andris Poga, Conductor