Berlin Philharmonic puts on Sunday fundraiser for Ukraine

Berlin Philharmonic puts on Sunday fundraiser for Ukraine


norman lebrecht

March 25, 2022

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Next Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 11 a.m., Federal President Walter Steinmeier invites you to a solidarity concert for Ukraine at Bellevue Palace. Under the direction of Kirill Petrenko, musicians from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Germany and other countries play pieces by Ukrainian, Russian and Polish composers together. As part of the concert, donations for the Ukraine emergency aid of the UN refugee aid will be called for, whose ambassadors have been the Berlin Philharmonic since September 2021.


  • Dill Anklee-Bohld says:

    I have a good feeling about this one, I think this will be the thing that finally stops Putler.

    Fingers crossed!

  • Zenaida says:

    If you wish to see it live and gratis on March 27 at 11 a.m. CET, this is the link directly to the website of the Federal President Steinmeier Also can be watchen via the Berliner’s own Digital Concert Hall website (paywall).

  • L. says:

    Someone is stepping in for Petrenko. Not a good news since it was supposed to be a very symbolic concert.