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Kolner Philharmonie

Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 1204080
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Lunchtime Recital

Visited the Thursday lunchtime recital. Was very pleasant and interesting but get there early as... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stroud, United Kingdom
Wonderful acoustics!

Wonderful acoustics in this very modern concert hall with amazing design. Stewards positively stop... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stephen Charles S
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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“concert hall” (25 reviews)
Bischofsgartenstr. 1, 50667 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 4922 1204080
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank dc862015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Danimag
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
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
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.

Thank davidhilton
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
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A great performance of two melodic symphonies by Brahms given by the Cologne Philharmonic orchestra - wonderful!

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I checked the program for the Kolner Philarmonie in the website but buy the ticket for the Irish Celtic Dance. Despite the fact the ticket is not cheap (starting of 22 Euros), the place is breathless (it can accomodate comfortably more the 2.000 people seated),...More

Thank Aleksander N
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were able to get excellent tickets the day of the concert. We consider the top price tickets at E40.00 to be very reasonable. Dress was casual and the Locals in the seats near us were extremely friendly.

Thank davidandsusan_12
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Questions & Answers
5 March 2017|
Response from pens914 |
Sorry we want to know is we can visit the concert hall during 30 April 2017
Devina D
4 October 2016|
Response from Elisabeth S | Reviewed this property |
Wenn have an extra Opera house, look under Oper Koeln.
Devina D
4 September 2016|
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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