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Berlin Philharmonic

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Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Strasse 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 254 88-0
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Description: Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best...
Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best classical music to be had in Germany.
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Saw Brahm's Ein Deutsches Requiem in January 2015 and it was one of the greatest concerts I've ever seen. The Berlin Phil and Choir are amazing, the conductor Christian Thieleman... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Saw Brahm's Ein Deutsches Requiem in January 2015 and it was one of the greatest concerts I've ever seen. The Berlin Phil and Choir are amazing, the conductor Christian Thieleman was impressive and the Philharmonie is an excellent concert hall, especially for the acoustics. Booked my tickets on the day that they became available for sale online, and even then... More 

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Trossingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Well, Berlin phil was amazing, as I was expecting. Even though we didn't have the best seat, the sound was still incredible. Nice hall, nice history and the store is worth checking out!

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had booked our tickets earlier. Had to walk and got there right on time (but we did manage a champagne). eat before going. the building, as is most in Berlin, is fascinating. We wanted to buy a program but it was in German (why no other languages are available??). if you find one online, print out before going. there... More 

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BERLIN, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Philharmonic building is one of the most visible well know building in the world. Most recordings are made here by Deutsche Grammaphone. The building was designed for optimal visual, but more important hearing experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Was there with my future ex. I had just come in from an exercise and was tired, my ribs were black and blue the next day. Other than that was a great place, acoustics fantastic.

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good programs, good accoustics, and the in-the-round design means everyone gets a good view. Pity about the provincial booking office hours, though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The music was modern classical Marek Janowski | Gil Shaham Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin Britten | Schostakowitsch It was quite extreme modern. Not the stuff I'd buy. But played live by these virtuose experts was very thrilling. With your eyes closed you could believe to be on a horror trip. Oh by the way Gil Sharam is one of the violinist' I've... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice building and close to public transport. Prices were very low for backless seats to expensive for good seats- nothing in-between. Tickets available however at short notice and at door. Nice building with good facilities

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Castelfranco Emilia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We booked a couple of tickets for Bruckner's Symphonie 8. No comment about the Berliner, they are just wonderfully unique and much better reviewers spent pages on them. The booking on line was easy, the attendants perfect and the theatre...well, it would alone deserve a stop. Whether you are a music addicted or just curious, if you stop by Berlin... More 

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I booked a concert in advance from England. The acoustics are fantastic and it is well worth a visit. Tip: If any of your group are over 60 book a concession ticket (half price) and take proof (Senior Railcard or similar etc.) Once you have booked your concert: Tip: Take a recent print out of the programme. I made a... More 

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