Karina Canellakis © Mathias Bothor
Sun 29 November 2020 - 4 pm | Philharmonie Berlin

„Swan hymn“

Karina Canellakis

ATTENTION: Due to recent events cancelled

from € 20 Symphony concert with concert introduction with Principal Guest Conductor


Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F major, op. 93

Jean Sibelius Symphony No. 5 in E-flat major, op. 82


Karina Canellakis - Conductor

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Concert with

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This concert is an alternative concert. The originally planned programme can be found in the RSB Season Brochure 2020/2021 (german).


Karina Canellakis


Ticket information

Sun 29 November 2020 - 4 pm Philharmonie Berlin

  • from € 20
  • Einführung von Steffen Georgi: 15.10 Uhr, Hermann-Wolff-Saal (kostenfrei, begrenzte Platzanzahl)
Due to recent events cancelled

Ticket sales

Tickets for the December 2020 concerts are expected to be obtained from mid-November from the RSB visitor service in person, by phone, post, fax or by e-mail:

RSB Visitor Service
Charlottenstrasse 56 (2nd floor)
10117 Berlin
Telephone: 030 202 987 15
Fax: 030 202 987 29
E-mail: tickets@rsb-online. de

Information for the individual price categories can be found here.

Philharmonie Berlin:
The box office of the Philharmonie opens one hour before the concert begins.

Konzerthaus Berlin:
An box office cannot be offered in the foyer of he Konzerthaus Berlin. The box office in the visitor service of he Konzerthaus Berlin is open one hour before the start of the concert for short-term ticket purchases and questions. You can only book double seats online for all events. Single seats are only available via the ticket hotline and the visitor service.

Around the concert

Concert goers must carry a current identity card or an appropriate official document such as a passport with them.

Mouth-Nose Protection

All concert halls (Philharmonie, Konzerthaus, Kühlhaus, silent green and Villa Elisabeth) require the wearing of mouth-nose protection until the end of the concert - even for people with a corresponding medical certificate. Unfortunately, the use of face shields cannot be recognized as the equivalent of mouth-nose protection. Accordingly, all persons without a mask are prohibited from entering.

General distance and hygiene measures

Please observe the general distance and hygiene measures: Keep a minimum distance of 1.5 metres to other people, cough and sneeze in the crook of your arm, use the disinfectant dispensers and stay at home if symptoms of illness occur.

Route directions & parking location

Philharmonie Berlin
Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1
10785 Berlin

It is easy to access the Philharmonie by public transport:

Buses M84, M85, N2 to Kulturforum or Varian-Fry-Str. or Potsdamer Platz + 4 minutes walk, 200 to Philharmonie

Underground U2 to Potsdamer Platz + 10 minutes walk

S-Bahn (city railway) S1, S2, S25, S26 and regional trains to Potsdamer Platz + 10 minutes walk

Car Parking
Current information: due to building works around the Philharmonie, traffic is being diverted in the area of Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße and Tiergartenstraße. For further information, please consult the website of the Philharmonie.

There are a limited number of charged parking spaces on the site of the Philharmonie:
per hour or part-hour 2.50 Euros
day maximum 20.00 Euros
lost ticket 20.00 Euros
evening rate 7 pm to 5 am 7.00 Euros
Sunday flat rate 6.00 Euros

Please also use parking possibilities in the Sony Center (entrances Ben-Gurion- and Bellevuestraße) as well as Potsdamer Platz Arkaden (entrance to underground parking on Reichpietschufer) and in the car park on Schöneberger Ufer. All these are public parking areas belonging to the City of Berlin, on behalf of which they are administrated by APCOA Autoparking GmbH.

The public parking areas on Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße (on the western side of the Philharmonie) provide a limited number of identified parking spaces for the disabled. Unfortunately, it is generally not possible to reserve parking spaces.

Philharmonie: Admission

On your ticket you will find detailed information about the entrance, block and seat, and the colour of the path that will lead you to your block. Admission is via various entrances. The walkways and hall entrances throughout the building are coloured - see admission plan:


Seats on the right side of the hall: Enter via the box office foyer
- Path to Block A / B on the right via stairs, box office foyer - green
- Path to Block C, D right via stairs, box office foyer - blue
- Path to block E, F, G, H and K on the right via stairs box office foyer - purple

Seats on the left side of the hall: Enter via the garden and east entrance
- Path to block A and B on the left via stairs outside stairs buffet - red
- Path to block C, D left over stairs outside stairs buffet - yellow
- Path to block E, F, G, H and K left over stairs outside stairs buffet - orange

Please note that late or re-admission is not possible.

Philharmonie: Barrier-free accessibility

If possible, disabled visitors and wheelchair users use the eastern entrance. The elevators may be occupied by a maximum of 2 guests as well as a front of house staff member to guide the elevator.

Philharmonie: In the concert hall

All tickets are bonded to seats.
Seats that are not to be occupied will be blocked to the extent necessary to maintain a minimum distance of 1 meter in all directions. Blocked seats (also in the blocked rows of seats) are locked with a clearly visible Velcro strip so that the seats cannot be folded down and are therefore blocked for use.


Cloakrooms are not available in any of the concert halls. You can take your jackets and bags up to A4 size with you into the concert halls.


Philharmonie Berlin: Before and after the events, there will be an catering on offer in front of the entrance Potsdamer Straße.

Konzerthaus Berlin
At the moment, there will be no catering on offer in any of the concert halls.

Concert length

All concerts take place without a break and last about 60 to 90 minutes.

Introduction / Pre-Concert Talks

Concert introductions cannot currently take place at the venue. Nevertheless, you have the opportunity to watch the concert introductions by our dramaturge Steffen Georgi on video a few days before the concert on the concert website. You can find out whether there is a concert introduction on the concert webpages in our concert calendar.


The programmes can be downloaded digitally on the concert webpages of the RSB about two days before the concert and are also available free of charge on the concert evening.

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