Enjoy a unique experience at the Classic Open Air Festival in Berlin on one of Europe’s most fascinating squares, the historic Gendarmenmarkt. The festival offers a journey through a variety of music genres and eras and promises a program for every taste featuring world-renowned artists.


Thursday, 07 July 2022, 7.30 pm

First Night

Classical Music, Pop and Evergreens

- Grand fireworks finale -

The opening gala brings a variety of renowned artists on stage, who are at home in genres like classical music and pop. You will definitely recognize several songs, as the program contains several evergreens. Look forward to a glamorous show with several stars and a grand fireworks finale.


Friday, 08 July 2022, 7.30 pm

Opera magic under the stars

Mediterranean Opera Hits from Verdi to Bizet


Verdi, Donizetti, Albeniz, Puccini, Bizet and Offenbach, these composers represent timeless melodies. Watch the Philharmonische Orchester, the Opernchor and soloist of the Staatstheater Cottbus lead by the musical director Alexander Merzyn present these masterpieces of the Italian and French opera on our stage.



Saturday, 09 July 2022, 7.30 pm

Highlights of Classic

Orchestrated in Lights and Fire


We celebrate Mozart, Weber, Beethoven, Vivaldi and more master-composers on this evening. The best known and most beautiful pieces of classical music will be played. The Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau will amaze newcomers as well experts of the genre, under the lead of the musical director Markus L. Frank. Joja Wendt will be hosting the concert.



Sunday, 10 July 2022, 7.30 pm

Howard Carpendale & orchestra

"Symphonie meines Lebens" - World premiere in Berlin!

If there is one artist, who can still surprise the audience after so many years, it is Howard Carpendale. And that is what he is about to do with this world premiere. He will be performing on stage in Berlin on the 05.07.2020 together with an orchestra for the first time. The opulent arrangements from Morgan & Pochin from his album “Symphonie meines Lebens” on a summer night – the perfect atmosphere to celebrate his life’s work. A highlight in which Carpendale presents his masterpiece in a unique setting! The charismatic singer will perform his biggest hits from “Ti amo”, “Hello again”, “Nachts wenn alles schläft” to “Tür an Tür mit Alice” and much more.


Monday, 11 July 2022, 7.30 pm

A Russian summer night

Masterpieces from Opera and Ballet

When talking about the great composers of Russia, three names come up immediately: Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Rachmaninoff. Therefore we focus on the works of these wonderful composers in our “Russian summer night”. Arias of the great Russian operas, ballet music and of course the famous Russian choirs will enchant the audience this evening. A concert that musically reflects the “Russian soul”.


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