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“classical music”(113 reviews)
Often a tough ticket, the Berlin Philharmonic features some of the best classical music to be had in Germany.
Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Mitte (Borough)
+49 30 254880
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to a Bruckner programme with my partner. Berlin Phil conducted by Marek Janowski. We had inexpensive £20 tickets ( arrived in the post which I hadn't expected)in a high position and yet the perspective was incredibly immediate. Rich, yet clear. I felt enveloped...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have our concierge obtains tickets to this performance; the soloist was fabulous but the whole evening was such a pleasure - and interesting to observe the architecture.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank westchicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Berlin Philharmonic is a world renowned orchestra and if you are in Berlin you have to come and watch them live. You must know that this is no regular live concert so you have to be nicely dressed and be prepared to pay a considerable...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Utku Ç
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Berlin Philharmonic is one of the world’s great orchestras. It is perhaps most famous for all those yellow-fringed DGG recordings but it is stunnng live. It has a distinctive modernist home. It’s also been blessed with great conductors and musicians.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time here or to any place like it and I would say it was just great the music and the singing so good... will be back again.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank omard322
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In musical terms, I could probably run out of superlatives for the performance we went to see in May 2018. The acoustics of the concert hall are second to none and it's certainly an impressive auditorium for such a top orchestra. We went to see...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AngloItalian78
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

The Berlin Philharmonic customer service was first class. We had booked to go to see Mahler 2nd symphony in Berlin, but due to serious illness suddenly could not go. On phone they spoke English and were very helpful. We returned the tickets €200 Euros and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank colin r
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Incredible experience! Absolutely stunning building and hall. The performances were beautifully played and received by all. The bar and cloak room staff were lovely and helpful. I would suggest in another ladies bathroom as the queue for that got quite long. Very pleasant evening however.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chrystal W
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Gorgeous design, every seat spacious. Barenboim starring before an adoring sold out audience. An honour to have attended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jenniemci
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Astonishing construction from the mid-60ies (or 50ies?) by famous archtict H. Scharoun in the style of a ship. Good accustic. Buy row H for cheap seats (around 50-70 Euro; yes, that is considered cheap); these are in the back, but if you don't mind, you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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July 1, 2018|
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Response from jamesaT7801ZN | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shirley, you simply turn up. We arrived about 60 mins before and sat with a book and a coffee. This also means you can get a spot on the steps or possibly a seat!
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Claudia W | Reviewed this property |
I was there for a different performance, but I can tell you to get there early to see the disk shop, if you are interested, because after the performance they close it...And take a look around, the building is beautiful...
May 6, 2018|
Response from sirikulk2014 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they have it. But if you have time let’s try. May be you can try to buy the ticket From the travel agency.