The Munich PhilharmonicA world-class orchestra
The Munich Philharmonic and the Gasteig
The Munich Philharmonic is the resident orchestra of the Gasteig Philharmonic Hall. Founded in 1893, it is known as the city’s orchestra and enjoys an excellent reputation throughout the world. Its name is synonymous with a long tradition and a varied, challenging repertoire. Lorin Maazel, Christian Thielemann, James Levine and Sergiu Celibidache are just a few of the renowned conductors to have left their mark on the Philharmonic, whose history spans more than a century. Internationally renowned soloists and conductors regularly appear with the orchestra, which owes its unmistakable sound to its musicians’ passion and energy.
Spielfeld Klassik – the education programme
Spielfeld Klassik is the Munich Philharmonic’s comprehensive, generation-spanning education programme that includes concerts for children, young people and schools as well as public dress rehearsals and school visits by the orchestra. Instrument presentations, workshops and concerts at unusual venues give audiences the opportunity to learn about classical music and the work of a large symphony orchestra.
The Philharmonic at the Gasteig HP8
On 8 October 2021, the Munich Philharmonic played the opening concert in its current home, the Isarphilharmonie in the Gasteig HP8. The highly motivated ensemble aims to fill Munich’s new centre of music with all facets of its repertoire as well as fresh ideas. An expanded festival programme and unusual formats such as mphil late, Nach(t)klang and the Wandelkonzerte will make the orchestra’s repertoire more accessible to new audience sectors.
Monday to Thursday 9:30 AM to 6 PM, Friday 9:30 AM to 1 PM at Hall E