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Ber­liner Dom

Ber­lin’s main cathe­dral presents a plethora of sa­cred mu­sic con­certs year round. www. berlin­er­ Am Lust­garten. T: 030.20269136. S Hack­escher Markt. E3/F3

Hochschule für Musik Hans Eisler

One of Ber­lin’s most pres­ti­gious mu­sic acad­e­mies. Its stu­dents are mem­bers of im­por­tant or­ches­tras, choirs, and bands, and the stage presents hun­dreds of con­certs ev­ery year – many of which are free. www.hfm- ber­ Char­lot­ten­str. 55. T: 030.688305700. U Stadt­mitte. E3

Cham­ber Mu­sic Hall of the Phil­har­monie

Part of the Phil­har­monie, this con­cert hall presents daily cham­ber-mu­sic con­certs and free lunchtime con­certs Tues­days. 2 Mar: The Neue Preußis­che Phil­har­monie (cond. Thomas Hen­nig) per­forms Mozart. 3, 9, 16 Mar: Pi­anist Ran Jia plays Schu­bert. 8 Mar: Baroque mu­sic with Con­certo Me­lante and the Gamba Con­sort Phan­tasm. 10 Mar: Quadro Nuevo, Can­zone della Strada. 11 Mar: The RIAS Kam­mer­chor (cond. Wood) plays Hosokawa, Feld­man, Wood. 14 Mar: The Kam­mer­akademie Pots­dam (cond. Fazil Say) per­forms Haydn, Say, Mozart, and Kraus. 14 Mar: The Kam­mer­akademie Pots­dam (cond. Fazil Say) per­forms Haydn, Say, Mozart, and Kraus. 15 Mar:

The Phil­har­monis­che Chor Ber­lin (cond. Wei­gle) plays Beethoven. 17 Mar: The Ginzburg Dy­nas­tie Swing Band (cond. Igor Ginzburg), jazz con­cert. 22 Mar: Ac­cor­dion­ist Ksen­jia Si­dorova in con­cert. 27 Mar: Char­lie Cun­ning­ham in con­cert. www. ber­liner- phil­har­ Her­bert-von- Kara­janStr. 1. T: 030.254880. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3


This charis­matic 1821 con­cert hall is the base the­ater of the Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester, but other or­ches­tras and soloists grace its stage reg­u­larly. 3– 5 Mar: The Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester (cond. Eli­ahu In­bal) per­forms Men­delssohn and Mahler. 5 Mar: Akademie für Alte Musik Ber­lin: Tele­mann, Hän­del, Vi­valdi. 6 Mar: Man Doki Soul­mates. 9 Mar: The Brandt Bauer Frick En­sem­ble in con­cert. 11 Mar: Vogler Quar­tett in con­cert. 13 Mar: Mu­sicAeterna (cond. Teodor Cur­rentzis, vi­o­lin Pa­tri­cia Kopatchin­skaja) play Mozart and Beethoven. 14 Mar: The Staatskapelle Ber­lin (cond. Me­hta) per­forms Haydn's Die Schöp­fung. 17 Mar: The Ber­lin Ora­to­rien- Chor sings Schu­bert. 18 Mar: The Chor der St. Hed­wigsKathe­drale per­forms Brahms' Ein Deutsches Re­quiem. 21 Mar: Piotr Beczala sings Lieder by Schu­mann and oth­ers. 24-25 Mar: Rund­funk-Sin­fonieorch­ester Ber­lin and the RIAS Kam­mer­chor (cond. Vladimir Jurowski) per­form Mozart and Pärt. www.konz­ Gen­dar­men­markt. T: 030.203092101. U Hausvogteiplatz. E3


The iconic con­cert venue is home to the ac­claimed Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker, cur­rently led by Sir Si­mon Rat­tle, but also hosts other en­sem­bles and soloists. Free lunchtime con­certs Tues­days 1pm. 2 Mar: Kre­mer­ata Baltica (vi­o­lin Gi­don Kre­mer, pi­ano Martha Arg­erich) per­form Schu­mann, Mozart and Wein­berg. 4– 6 Mar: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. Zu­bin Me­hta) and sitar player Anoushka Shankar per­form Ravi Shankar. 9–12 Mar: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. Zu­bin Me­hta) with Pin­chas Zuk­er­mann per­forms works by El­gar and Tchaikovsky. 16–19 Mar: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. Sir Si­mon Rat­tle) per­forms works by Bartók and Gru­ber. 21 Mar: Pi­anist Mur­ray Per­ahia in con­cert. 22–23 Mar: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. Kir­ill Pe­trenko) per­forms works by Mozart, Adams and Tchaikovsky. 29 Mar: Pi­anist Grig­ory Sokolov plays Mozart. 30 Mar: The Rund­funk-Sin­fonieorchetser Ber­lin and Kha­tia and Gvantsa Bu­ni­atishvili per­form Mozart, Mil­haud and Dvo­rak. www. ber­liner- phil­har­ Her­bert-von- Kara­janStr. 1. T: 030.254880. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3

Rund­funk-Sin­fonieorch­ester Ber­lin

In­ject­ing new ex­pres­sion into 19th- and 20th­cen­tury clas­si­cal works un­der the lead of Marek Janowski, the old­est Ger­man ra­dio or­ches­tra with its 103 mem­bers has won a place in the top tier of Euro­pean con­cert or­ches­tras. www.rsb- on­ Tick­ets: 030.20298715.

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