Festivals and guest performances
Apart from its concerts in Berlin, the DSO is also present in many guest appearances in international music life. The orchestra has held performances in the major concert halls of Europe, North and South America, the Near, Middle and Far East. In cooperation with Deutsche Welle and the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs the orchestra gave concerts in Brazil and Argentina, in Japan, China, Malaysia, Abu Dhabi and Eastern Europe. The DSO is also guesting at national and international festivals such as Rheingau Musik Festival, the Edinburgh International Festival, the Salzburg Festival, the BBC Proms and the Beethovenfest Bonn.
In the 2023/2024 season, the DSO will once again extend its presence beyond its concerts in Berlin to the national and international musical world. Together with Honorary Conductor Kent Nagano, it will be a guest at the AUDI Summer Concerts in Ingolstadt in summer 2023 with the piano duo Lucas & Arthur Jussen, and then with pianists Rafał Blechacz and Roman Borisov for two concerts and one ›Symphonic Mob‹ at the Kissinger Sommer. In September, the orchestra can be heard performing Beethoven’s Ninth under the direction of Cornelius Meister at the Beethovenfest in Bonn. In March 2024, the DSO will be making guest appearances with Music Director Robin Ticciati and pianist Kirill Gerstein at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, and with pianist Jan Lisiecki under the direction of Tarmo Peltokoski at the Klara Festival in the BOZAR in Brussels. Further guest performances are in preparation.