01 Mar - 31 Oct & 01 - 31 Dec: Wednesday & Saturday
01 Nov - 30 Nov & 01 Jan - 28 Feb : Saturday
Approx 2 hours
Entry to the concert hall: 7:30pm
Concert begins: 8:00pm
Concert ends: 9:45pm
Duration: Approx 2 hours
The Great Orangery at Charlottenburg Palace is the perfect setting for these delightful concerts featuring music of the 17th and 18th centuries played by the Berlin Residence Orchestra. To make the atmosphere even more authentic, the musicians and soloists are all dressed in period costume.
Tickets for these concerts regularly sell out well in advance. Book online and make sure of your seat to enjoy this stunning Berlin experience.
Take a journey back into the 18th century when you attend a Concert at Great Orangery Charlottenburg Palace. You will need to make your own way to the Great Orangery Charlottenburg Palace at Spandauer Damm 10-22, 14059 Berlin. The performance begins at 2030h (8:30pm) so make sure you arrive in good time!
Charlottenburg Palace is the largest palace in Berlin.The magnificent building is surrounded by glorious gardens showcasing various architectural styles.The building was in its heyday in the 18th century under the Prussian King Frederick the Great who was an enthusiastic patron of the arts.
With the aim of preserving and maintaining the musical tradition of the former Prussian Court, a concert series by the Berlin Residence Orchestra was established at the Great Orangery in 2006. Audiences are swept away on a musical journey back into the 18th century and the concerts have become extremely popular.
The concerts take place in the Great Orangery Charlottenburg Palace, a baroque architectural jewel. The Berlin Residence Orchestra offers four concert ticket categories, namely:
• VIP tickets (front row)
• Category A: Front section
• Category B: Middle section
• Category C: Rear section
VIP guests will enjoy a glass of Champagne during the interval .
To help recreate the atmosphere of King Frederick’s court, the musicians will be dressed in 18th century costumes. You will be treated to compositions by Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Vivaldi. Works by Frederick the Great himself and his court composer complete the musical experience.
The concert lasts approximately 2 hours and at the end you will need to make your own way back to your accommodation.
Please call activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. The voucher is the concert ticket.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
The Berlin Residence Orchestra:
The Berlin Residence Orchestra was formed exclusively for the concert series atGreat Orangery Charlottenburg Palace. All members of the ensemble are highly professional and respected musicians from Berlin showing a deep understanding of late Baroque music and the classical period as well a true passion for its interpretation. Endowed with great empathy for the music as well a high level of musical homogeneity, the orchestra presents the most outstanding works of this remarkable era to today’s audience. The program features highlights of the music of the 17th and 18th century, featuring works by musical geniuses such as Johann Sebastian Bach and George Friedrich Händel, as well as the compositionally gifted King Frederick II and the incomparable Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
People have in the past told me to avoid out of season concerts aimed at the tourist market. There was however nothing tired or second rate here. The programme was a selection of...
Not only the performers, both instruments and vocal, were world class, but the location in Charlottenburg Palace contributed to create a unique, magical environment. We really...
The concert was very enjoyable and the musicians and singers very professional. The venue is beautiful....
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