Get involved with the Friends of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin!

Children's instruments for education projects – donated by DSO's Circle of friends – are being handed over to the orchestra. (from left to right: Claudia Benker - DSO cellist; Elsie Bedleem - DSO solo harpist and member of the musicians' board; Ute Koser, Wolfgang Mairhofer and Hanne Eckrodt - Circle of friends board members)
Photo: Susann Ziegler

With your membership in the Friends of the DSO, you directly support the work of the orchestra, thus making an important contribution to its continued development. By exchanging experience, building a network of culturally interested citizens and, not least, through your financial support, you contribute to realising the DSO’s outstanding artistic projects.

With your contributions and donations, we support among other things:

  • music education projects

  • the Orchestra Academy

  • purchases of instruments

  • chamber music projects

  • commissions of compositions

  • special events

Get to know the orchestra, its conductors and soloists and get involved with a lively group of friends, supporters and sponsors of the DSO.

Sponsorship options

  • Friends €75 annual contribution
  • Sponsors €250 annual contribution
  • Patrons €500 annual contribution
  • Individual donations as you like

For companies and their employees we are happy to develop individual projects—tailored to your requirements. Please contact us!

Advantages for members

We thank you for your involvement with the following rewards:

For our Friends
  • Special events

  • Presentation of the new season

  • Attendance at dress rehearsals

  • A glance behind the scenes

  • Tickets at the AboPlus price

For our Sponsors (in addition)
  • Exclusive pre-concert talks

  • Meet and greet the artists

  • Possibility to travel along for tour concerts

For our Patrons (in addition)
  • Preferential ticketing for all concerts

  • Invitation to annual reception

Who we are

The Friends of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin e. V. is recognised as a non-profit association. Your donations and contributions are completely tax-deductible.


Förderkreis Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin e. V.
im rbb-Fernsehzentrum
Masurenallee 16–20
14057 Berlin

Tel +49 30. 20 29 87 558
Email Friends of the DSO

Managing board

Hanne Eckrodt Chair
Dr. Dietrich Wesemann Deputy Chair
Thomas Lingens (Treasurer), Benjamin Dries, Ute Koser, Christiane Schwarzkopff-Drevenstedt, Dr. Birgit von Pflug

Honorary board

Till Brönner, Daniel Brühl, Jan Mojto, Kent Nagano, Jörg Widmann

Honorary members

Alfred Brendel, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Aribert Reimann, Wolfgang Rihm, Dieter Schnebel, Júlia Várady

Bank account

Deutsche Bank
IBAN: DE21 1007 0848 0631 3316 00