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Kolner Philharmonie

Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 1204080
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Excellent concert in a stunning location

Not only enjoying the music on an Sunday matinée, but by chance we got into a concert where the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D A
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Traditional Cmas Concert

I watched the traditional Christmas concert on Dec 23rd. The ticket office charged me 31 euros but... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
shq
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Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Altstadt-Nord
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only enjoying the music on an Sunday matinée, but by chance we got into a concert where the conductor offered explanation to a Contemporary composition which was very interesting for both non-instrumentalist and instrumentalists/musicians.

Thank D A
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

I watched the traditional Christmas concert on Dec 23rd. The ticket office charged me 31 euros but when i got there, the people beside me had tickets that cost only 21 euros for our seating area. The choir-and-orchestra concert was above average with the conductor...More

Thank shq
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We have been to the Philharmonie a couple of times now. Each time we have enjoyed music of the highest standard from a world renowned orchestra.

Thank Simon R
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Visited the Thursday lunchtime recital. Was very pleasant and interesting but get there early as the crowds form to get in from 11:30

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Wonderful acoustics in this very modern concert hall with amazing design. Stewards positively stop any pics being taken to "ensure the architectural copyright" even when the concert has finished. Good restaurant needs prior booking

Thank Stephen Charles S
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

I saw Shadowland 2 during the cologne summer festival 2017 and it was amazing. I also enjoed the ballet Trockadero very much.

Thank Danimag
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visited Cologne a number of times bit it is the first time I visited this concert hall. What an impressive piece of architecture. Never seen such a beauty. The acoustics during the performance were perfect - it is the case no matter where you sit....More

Thank Henry L
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Over the past ten years most performances at the Philharmonic hall - classical music, chamber music, jazz, ethno and world music - have been sheer delight. However, it is occasionally the one or other visitor that can turn the excellent and flawless performances a downer...More

Thank Tripse
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have been there for classical, jazz, and film with live music. Every great city has a solid Philharmonic theatre... This is the one for Cologne. Enjoy! Hopefully you catch a show you want.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Rather than going to a normal event I went here to see Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros. The venue is quite good and for this band it was fantastic. I imagine that going to see a symphony here would be very enjoyable too.

Thank Janet T
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pens914
5 March 2017|
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Sorry we want to know is we can visit the concert hall during 30 April 2017
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Devina D
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Response from Elisabeth S | Reviewed this property |
Wenn have an extra Opera house, look under Oper Koeln.
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Devina D
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Response from ubiquitous0ne | Reviewed this property |
Well it depends on the occasion. Business casual will always suffice. If there's a blues or world music show maybe even more casual, however it is a more sophisticated venue you decide if you want to be seen as cretin or... More
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