Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarkt

Classic Open Air at Gendarmenmarkt

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For a few days every summer, the Gendarmenmarkt in the heart of Berlin is transformed into a concert stage.

Classic Open Air Gendarmenmarkt

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The Classic Open Air festival is staged on one of the most beautiful squares in Europe, the Gendarmenmarkt. The surrounding buildings - Konzerthaus, Deutscher and Französcher Dom - offer a stunning backdrop for various musical performances under the night sky.

Musical Performances at the Classic Open Air Festival

Musical performances at the Classic Open Air festival include classical music in the traditional sense, but also rock, pop and jazz music played on violins, cellos and other classical instruments. German and Italian Opera, operetta and musical productions are also part of the programme. Some of the concerts include a light show or fireworks.

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Gendarmenmarkt 5
10117 Berlin
Opening Hours
Dates for 2020 not announced yet
All concerts begin at 19:30
Admission Fee
Ticket prices start at about 51 Euros.
Official Classic Open Air Website (in English)

Photo Gallery (in German):

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    Classic Open Air am Gendarmenmarkt 2016
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    Classic Open Air am Gendarmenmarkt 2015
  • Gendarmenmarkt Berlin© dpa
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Gendarmenmarkt in the Mitte district is arguably Berlin's most beautiful square. It is the site of three impressive buildings: The German and the French Cathedral and Schinkel's Konzerthaus. more

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| Last edited: 7. October 2019