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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. 8 Jun: Spec­trum Con­certs Ber­lin plays Strauss, Brahms, Schoen­berg. 12 Jun: Baroque wa­ter mu­sic with the Akademie für Alte Musik Ber­lin. 13 Jun: Vi­olin­ist Leonidas Kavakos and his en­sem­ble play Schu­mann and Brahms. 15 Jun: Pi­anist Pi­etro Massa plays Bach, Liszt, and Chopin. 18 Jun: Pi­anist Igor Le­vit, recital: Bach's Gold­berg Vari­a­tions. 20 Jun: Pi­anist Igor Le­vit, recital: mu­sic by Beethoven. 22 Jun: Scharoun En­sem­ble Ber­lin and Em­manuel Pahud. 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. 1– 3 Jun: The Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester Ber­lin (cond. Gon­za­lez) per­forms Schu­mann and Strauss. 6 Jun: The Staatskapelle Ber­lin (cond.

Baren­boim): Rach­mani­nov, De­bussy, Ravel. 9, 10 Jun: The Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester Ber­lin and the Czech Phil­har­monic Choir (cond. Valchua) per­form Dvo­rak, Janacek, Mart­inu. 9 Jun: The Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester Ber­lin (cond. Valchua) plays Brahms and Grieg. 16, 18 Jun: The Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester Ber­lin (cond. Fischer) plays Si­belius and Bar­tok. 25 Jun: The Akademie für Alte Musik and the RIAS Kam­mer­chor play Bruck­ner. 30 Jun: The Konz­erthau­sor­ch­ester Ber­lin (cond. Ven­zago) and vi­olin­ist Tabea Zim­mer­mann play Jar­rell and Schu­mann. 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. 31 May– 3 Jun: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. sir Si­mon Rat­tle) play Mozart and Stravin­sky. 5 Jun: The Staatskapelle Ber­lin (cond. Baren­boim, pi­ano Lang Lang) per­forms Rach­mani­nov. 8–10 Jun: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. Du­damel) per­forms Adam and Dvo­rak. 15–17 Jun: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. Nézet-Séguin) plays Ravel, Ber­lioz, Stravin­sky. 21–24 Jun: The Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker (cond. sir Si­mon Rat­tle) play Dvorák, Brahms. Her­bert-von- Kara­jan-Str. 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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