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Address: Herbert-von-Karajan-Str. 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany
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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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Plan ahead to see a concert at the Berlin Philharmonic. The sound is phenomenally crisp and clear, with just the right amount of warmth. The audience seats surround the orchestra... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Seattle, WA
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Plan ahead to see a concert at the Berlin Philharmonic. The sound is phenomenally crisp and clear, with just the right amount of warmth. The audience seats surround the orchestra, so I booked seats just off to the side of the conductor. This gave me a wonderful view of his facial expressions, and an even better head-on view of the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were invited by friends to a concert of the oprea orchestra hosted by the philharmonic. The rules are very restricting (no coats inside the hall), concert starts exactly on time (not like in . our music halls...), a very good acoustic. the concert itself was... welll. 3 modern pieces, 2 of them completly unknown, and Beethoven concerto played by... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very good combination of high quality acoustics, nice building and efficient facilities. Forbidding entrance with a coat is a too strict rule. You may enjoy a drink "on the house" if pre-ordered.

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Thank zviamely
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful evening with our friends and family listening to the magnificent Grigory Sokolov. The venue, acoustic, bars, staff and seating are all world class. Book ahead when visiting Berlin for a transformative experience.

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vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This review is for the building not the great orchestras that perform here. I saw a world class performance here, but gaining a ticket was not easy. The rules for getting last minute tickets are not posted, there is no signage, and security is rude. There is no organized line up - just a free for all with people yelling... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very modern architecture an amazing concert hall, regrettably unable to view unless taking a conducted tour, no concerts on by the Berliner Philharmonic.

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is an icon! a must for all who love architecture. an example of a modern, human, elegant and inventive building. a building of timeless beauty. every detail is perfectly done and the acoustics are overwhelming!

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Lunchkonzert at the Philharmonie in the Foyer. We enjoyed listening to the works of Ernest Chausson (1885-1899). Konzert für Violine, Klavier und Streichquartett D-Dur op. 21 (1889-1891). What a treat to be here! We returned at 11:50 a.m. (opens at noon) only to find ourselves waiting out the doors to get in; best to start lining up by 11:30 a.m.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure if you can visit the Berlin Philharmonic outside of concerts. But if you are interested in classical Music, do not miss to buy a ticket. Great !

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Berlin to find that the Philharmonic does free lunchtime concerts two days a week. It was lovely to sit and listen to excellent Musicians for an hour.

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