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Candlelit Dinner and Concert at Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin

  • When does it run?
    01 Mar - 31 Oct & 01 - 31 Dec: Wednesday & Saturday
    01 Nov - 30 Nov & 01 Jan - 28 Feb : Saturday

  • Start time
    Entry to Dinner: 5:30pm
    Dinner in the Orangery's West Wing: 6:00pm
    Entry to the concert hall: 7:30pm
    Concert begins: 8:00pm
    Concert ends: 9:45pm
    Duration: 4 - 5 hours
  • Duration
    4 hours
Inclusions
  • Choose one of four ticket options
  • VIP ticket: Front row of auditorium
  • Category A: Front section of auditorium
  • Category B: Middle section of auditorium
  • Category C: Rear section of auditorium
  • Glass of Champagne (VIP Tickets only)
  • 3-course dinner (vegetarian option available)
  • English-speaking Master of Ceremonies
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Guests
  • Adult (13+)
  • Child (3-12)
  • Infant (0-2)

Key Highlights

  • A magical experience and a ′must do′ in Berlin
  • Make sure of your seat at these very popular concerts
  • Enjoy an exquisite candle-lit dinner in the stunning Palace Orangery
  • Listen to musical masterpieces from the time of Frederick the Great
  • Hear renowned Berlin musicians playing Bach, Handel, Mozart and more
  • Choice of four different categories of ticket
  • VIP tickets include a glass of sparkling wine during intermission

Overview

Enjoy a dinner fit for a Prussian king and a delightful concert in the glorious Great Orangery at Charlottenburg Palace.

Relive the heyday of the Hohenzollern dynasty as you travel back to the Baroque era. Charlottenburg Palace was Prussia’s first cultural center, reaching its zenith under Queen Sophie Charlotte. At this time, concerts and operas composed by famous musicians were the highlights of courtly festivities.

Your evening begins with a magnificent three-course candlelit dinner in the enchanting setting of the Great Orangery. After the sumptuous meal, relax and listen to music from the 17th and 18th centuries including works by Bach, Handel, Mozart and Vivaldi. To make the atmosphere even more authentic, the musicians and soloists are all dressed in period costumes.

Tickets for Great Orangery dinners and concerts regularly sell out well in advance. Book online and make sure of your seat to enjoy this stunning Berlin experience.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct & 01 - 31 Dec: Wednesday & Saturday

    01 Nov - 30 Nov & 01 Jan - 28 Feb : Saturday

  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    Entry to Dinner: 5:30pm
    Dinner in the Orangery's West Wing: 6:00pm
    Entry to the concert hall: 7:30pm
    Concert begins: 8:00pm
    Concert ends: 9:45pm
    Duration: 4 - 5 hours

  • Meeting Point

    Please make your way to the Great Orangery Charlottenburg Palace, Spandauer Damm 22-24, 14059 Berlin. Your vouchers is your concert tickets.

  • Ending Point

    Great Orangery Charlottenburg Palace

Itinerary

  • Take a journey back into the 18th century when you attend a Charlottenburg Palace Prussian Night - Dinner & Concert.You will need to make your own way to the Great Orangery at Spandauer Damm 22-24, 14059 Berlin. Dinner will start at 1800h (6:00pm) so you should arrive at the venue at 1730h (5:30pm).

    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 Palace Orchestra was established at the Palace in 2006. Audiences are swept away on a musical journey back into the 18th century and the concerts have become extremely popular.

    On arrival, you will be greeted by a royal Master of Ceremonies who will guide you through the evening. To start off the festivities, an exquisite three-course dinner inspired by the tastes of the Prussian monarchs will be served in the Great Orangery Charlottenburg Palace, a baroque architectural jewel. (For sample menu please see Additional Information on this website.)

    After a romantic dinner, illuminated by hundreds of candles, the Berlin Residence Orchestra, its members and vocal soloists, dressed in period costumes, will perform masterpieces of the Baroque and early classical period.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 Berlin Residence Orchestra offers four concert ticket categories,namely: VIP (front row), A, B, and C. VIP guests will enjoy a glass of Champagne during the interval.

    The concert lasts approximately 2 hours and at the end you will need to make your own way back to your accommodation.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Choose one of four ticket options
  • VIP ticket: Front row of auditorium
  • Category A: Front section of auditorium
  • Category B: Middle section of auditorium
  • Category C: Rear section of auditorium
  • Glass of Champagne (VIP Tickets only)
  • 3-course dinner (vegetarian option available)
  • English-speaking Master of Ceremonies
  • Transportation
  • Cloakroom
  • Beverages during the dinner and the intermission
  • Cloakroom(euro 1.00) and programme document(euro 3.50)

Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details. 

Additional info

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.Dinner Menu:The dinner menu at The Great Orangery changes with the seasons, but here is a sample:Cream of black salsify with smoked duck breast and puff pastry***Tender braised local pork short rib with rosemary, served with glazed turnips and polenta cake***Chocolate and chestnut terrine with cranberry sauceVegetarian Menu:Cream of black salsify and puff pastry ***Honey glazed pumpkin on polenta cake and turnips***White chocolate and chestnut terrine with cranberry sauceThe Berlin Residence Orchestra was formed exclusively for the concert series at the Great 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

Customer Reviews

  • Candlelit Dinner and Baroque Concert --- An excellent Night out at the Palace experiencing Berlin
    B Hartley, United Kingdom 01/13/2018
  • Worthwhile booking ahead
    John Townes, Australia 10/10/2017
  • Wonderful Evening
    Narelle L Bentley, Australia 01/08/2015

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