Easter in Berlin – Berlin Easter Concerts 2013:
Easter is a popular holiday period in Germany and the Easter festivities are still celebrated in the traditional way by many Germans. Easter markets, Easter bonfires, Easter brunches and Easter services all form a part of the Easter celebrations in Germany.
Music is another important element of the Easter festivities and if you are in Berlin, there is a huge repertoire of Easter concerts that you can enjoy, including an Easter Tango Festival.
Below are some of the Berlin Easter concerts on offer:
At this Good Friday concert you can enjoy religious works such as Mozart’s Mass in C Minor by the Deutsche Kammerchor and Poulenc’s Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence .
The Berliner Virtuosen Ensemble and pianist Alexander Vitlin, under the baton of Hans-Joachim Scheitzbach, present selected works by Mozart, Strauss and Mendelssohn at this Musical Easter Parade at the Konzerthaus Berlin.
You wouldn’t normally associate Easter with Tango music, but the Tango Orchestra Cantango Berlin presents an Easter Tango Festival at the Philharmonie Berlin’s Kammermusiksaal.
The Berlin Sinfonietta and the Königliches Symphonie Orchester in Warschau perform works by Dvorak, Tchaikovsky and Smetana under the baton of Sung Jun Park. This annual “Easter Concert” is at the Konzerthaus Berlin.
Enjoy Smetena’s moving musical interpretation of the Moldau river at the Konzerthaus Berlin. This concert is performed by the Berlin Sinfonietta. under the baton of Sung Jung Park. Also part of the program are Dvorak’s “New World” Symphony and Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1.
Celebrate Easter Sunday with Händel’s Messiah in the incomparable atmosphere of Berliner Dom, one of Europe’s most impressive basilica cathedrals.
Mozart’s early piano concertos will be presented in this concert series at the Castle Köpenick in Berlin. Pianists Naoko Fukumato and Maria-Magdalena Pitu perform compositions for one and two pianos in an alternating programme.
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