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Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone Number: +49 30 254 88-0
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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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We attended one of the free lunchtime concerts which are held on Tuesdays. It was a highlight of our trip to Berlin. To hear such talented musicians play was a joy. Make sure you... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We attended one of the free lunchtime concerts which are held on Tuesdays. It was a highlight of our trip to Berlin. To hear such talented musicians play was a joy. Make sure you get there early though because there is no sitting, except for the elderly. The choice is to stand or to sit on a step or with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When my son sad he was in the Berlin Marathon we created a family holiday and I thought it was my chance to see the BPO at the Philharmonie. Sorry to say they were not playing when we are here. Today though we went to a free chamber concert in the foyer - every Tuesday it seems at 1.00. Pitch... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Earlier this month, I returned to Berlin and was invited by a friend to go with them to the Philharmonic and Chamber Music Hall to hear a concert performed by the talented Venezuelan orchestra of Simon Bolivar. This is home to one of the most highly regarded orchestras in Europe. The week we were in Berlin however (mid-September)* they were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is actually top of sound and music! Before you die, you should go there if you love music. The concert hall is also awesome!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We attended the concert featuring John Adams, current Composer in residence for Berlin Philharmoniker. The seats and layout is a bit dated but the hall itself has one of the best acoustics and it was absolute joy to hear some of the most talented musicians around. We pre-ordered our intermission drinks and snacks which was great, given the long queues... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended a concert at the Musikfest Berlin given not by the Berliner Philharmoniker but by the Staatskapelle Berlin. The concert itself was excellent. I was surprised however at how dated the hall itself is. The exterior is very much of its time - the 1960s - and I suppose it is what it is. Inside, however, the very large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a superb classical music event as part of the annual Musikspiele. Apart from the great performance we admired the architecture and the overall vibe that you only experience in a place like this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Berlin Philharmonic offers free concerts on Tuesdays at 1pm at certain times of the year. I had researched this before the trip and attended one of these free concerts. The hall was packed making for a great atmosphere and the concert, a 9 man trumpet orchestra, was excellent. Certainly one of the highlights of my trip and enjoyable for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The folks at the TI at the Brandenburg Gate told us the concert we wanted was sold out, but the concierge at our hotel told us that if you go 90 minutes before the scheduled concert time, there are usually last minute seats available. And he was right! We got $28 Euro seats. They were in the "nose bleed" section,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Berlin Philarmonic is definitely very special and you should not miss an event of them while in Berlin.. TIPS: As stated at the web site there is no dress code and it is mainly smart casual to dark suit.. Get your tickets before on the web.. There are many other concerts performed in this building be sure that you are... More 

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