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Sweet Philharmonie: A Berlin landmark turns 60

The Philharmonie has been the heart of Berlin's classical music scene for 60 years. Our music editor […]

Music & clubs

Bringing sexy Bach: How the 1781 Collective is changing the way we experience classical music

This classical music crew is striking a chord with Berlin's younger experimental music lovers.

Friday 1, September

Famous conductor drops out of Berlin show after slapping soloist

After assaulting a vocalist backstage, renowned English conductor John Eliot Gardiner has pulled out of his Berliner […]


Brueder Selke: Turning the brutal into beautiful

Musical duo Brueder Selke on exploring their East German backgrounds through a new timbre of classical sounds.

Friday 2, June

Lost and found: €100,000 violin stolen from ICE returned to owner

Police tracked the missing expensive violin lost on a ICE train from Berlin down to a woman […]

Tuesday 23, May

17th century violin worth thousands lost on Berlin train

The violin case, with contents valued at over €100,000, was left behind on an ICE train from […]


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