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Berlin Opera, Ballet and Classical Music Holidays

Experience dynamic and cosmopolitan city Berlin with IFC on our Berlin Opera and Music holidays. Ranked as one of Europe’s most exciting destinations, Berlin is, without a doubt, one of the world’s leading city's for opera and music excellence. Berlin offer three excellent venues - The Deutsche Oper, the Berlin Staatsoper and the Komische Oper which each give opera and music lovers a wide range of performances to choose from. In addition, Berlin is world-famous for its international architecture, performing arts, restaurants and shopping. Since the reunification in 1990, the city has undergone a process of continual redefinition and change and is now recognised as one of Germany and Europe's premiere cultural destinations.  Our Berlin Oper and Music tours offer you the opportunity to see this historic city at its best as welll as enjoying wonderful opera, ballet and classical music performances in stunning venues.

Berlin Opera, Ballet and Music for Individuals

Cultural Berlin offer a myriad of things to do and see with opera at its heart. The city offers three distinctive and unique opera houese.  The Staatoper is Berlin's grandest opera house and has recently reopened after a four year renovation.  The Deutsche Opera is know as berlin's second opera house and performances here are often produced in modern setting providing a very unique opera experience.  Berlin's third opera house, The Konische Opera offers interesting and unique productions.

For those interested in travelling independently to Berlin, we will tailor-make your opera or music holiday based on your requested travel dates and requirements.   Please contact us on 01 888 7840 to request a tailor-made Berlin Holiday. Performance details for the coming season can be found below by clicking on the venue.


Berlin Philharmonic
The Berlin Philharmonic Hall, designed by Hans Scharoun, opened on October 15th, 1963 with a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Herbert von Karajan.  About 270 concerts take place here each year in the main auditorium which seats  2,440.  The Chamber Music Hall plays host to 240 concerts a year which range from small orchestral formations and chamber music groups to recitals.  Over the years the world famous names have graced this stage; Wilhelm Furtwangler, Sergio Celibidache and Herbert von Karajan to name but a few.

Berlin State Opera
The State Opera was built to coincide with Friedrich II idealistic view that the arts, science and politics should be symbolised through great architecture.  He commissioned his friend and architect, Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff with the job and it was built by 1744.   On August 18, 1843 the Opera house was destroyed by fire. A new opera building, with Carl Friedrich Langhans as architect, was inaugurated the following Autumn.  In the 1920’s the Opera house underwent a major reconstruction and reopened in April 1928.  Many famous people have graced the stage such as Felix von Weingartner, Karl Muck, Richard Strauss, and Leo Blech. 

Your choice of hotel……

Hilton Hotel Berlin
Mohrenstrasse 30 
10117 Berlin

The Hilton Hotel Berlin is located by the Gendarmenmarkt, in the historical centre of the city.  The Hilton Berlin is within walking distance of the Brandenburg Gate, the Potsdamer Platz and the famous Unter-den-Linden Strass.  All rooms have a minibar, safety deposit facility, cable TV and coffee making facilities.  The hotel itself has a bar and lounge, a restaurant and a casino.  

Maritim Hotel.
Stauffenbergstrasse 26 – Berlin
The hotel is centrally located in the Tiergarten Quarter, in the city center.  It has excellent access to all transport links.  All rooms feature en-suite bathrooms, cable TV, telephone, modem connection, safety deposit facilities and mini-bar. The hotel boasts 2 excellent restaurants, a bistro with terrace and also a piano bar.  For those in search of less relaxation they can utilise the hotels wellness area, comprising of a large indoor pool, sauna, steam bath and solarium.

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