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Go East!

Symphony Concert
Since its founding in 1947, the Komische Oper Berlin has had a special role promoting the music of eastern Germany. During the time of the Iron Curtain, it was one of the leading lights of East Germany’s musical culture, alongside institutions like Leipzig’s Gewandhaus and Berlin’s Konzerthaus.
Richard Wagner [1813–1883]
Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Siegfried Matthus [1934–2021]
Concert for Piano and Orchestra
Ruth Zechlin [1926–2007]
Polyphony for Orchestra
Johann Sebastian Bach [1685 –1750]
Mein Herze schwimmt im Blut, BWV 199
1 hr 45 min incl. intermission
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