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Berlin Piano Recital with Li-Chun Su – Tomorrow evening – Friday 30th November at 2030 hrs at Piano Salon Christophori

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Piano Recital Li-Chun Su  
This Friday  at 2030 hrs 
Piano Salon Christophori
JS Bach – The Well-Tempered Clavier  Volume I

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Today - Friday, the 30the November [Winston Churchill's birthday] at 2030 hrs  – the truly great, no-frills Taiwanese virtuoso Li-Chun Su with the Well-Tempered Clavier by JS Bach Volume I

She has been impressive at all the recitals at the Piano Salon Christofori winning the Porto Piano Competition internationally [...] Continue Reading…

Tresor Berlin Club– Not worth 12 Euros, ‘Eurotrashy’ or Berlin’s Forgotten Gem?- by ‘OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog’ contributor; the irrepressible Ms Cindy Su

Monday, November 19th, 2012
Ms Cindy Su - OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog

Ms Cindy Su – OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog

 This series of short articles  about night life, bars and music in Berlin  by the irrepressible and  ever curious Ms Cindy Su are the opinion of the writer and not necessarily of  OTA-Berlin GmbH. OTA Berlin is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany License. If you use this article or parts of it, please refer [...] Continue Reading…

BBC nearly down and out – Berlin English Radio listeners Poll clearly give thumbs up to NPR – article by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr W van Coeveren

Monday, November 12th, 2012
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On Saturday evening the BBC’s chief stood before his own and other television cameras and announced his retirement – after 54 days in the job!

This resignation, of director George Entwistle on  ,of the “most distinguished station in the world”, as the ‘BEEB’ calls itself , currently finds itself in perhaps its greatest crisis in its history,.

With the resignation of Entwistle and then in-turn, [...] Continue Reading…

Berlin Opera Review – Deutsche Oper Berlin – Puccinis ‘Turandot’ s with Conductor Jesús López Cobos-Catherine Foster by OTA-Berlin Constituency contributor Mr Filip v d Plas

Sunday, November 4th, 2012
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Giacomo Puccini (1858 – 1924)
T U R A N D O T – first performance  Milano April 1926
Dramma lyrico in three acts; Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, after the play by Carlo Gozzi; First performed on 25th April 1929 in Milan; Premiered at the Deutsche Oper Berlin on 13th September 2008
Sung In Italian with German sub-titels
Conductor Jesús López Cobos
 Orchester der [...] Continue Reading…

OTA-Berlin Contituency Blog Restaurant Review – “Joris – Gesundes Handwerk” – Healthy Lunches on Brunnenstrasse in Berlin Mitte – new small heathly lunch restaurant – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Mr Filip v d Plas

Friday, November 2nd, 2012

 
 This is the smart logo of JORIS – so working with eating – makes sense!
The whole area on Brunnenstrasse between Invaliden Strasse and Bernauerstrasse in Berlin has been in a state of flux for some years, however things seem to be consolidating themselves more recently.

There are now many interesting local fashions stores, local IT and Software companies –including WeNeSe GmbH on Rheinbergerstrasse [...] Continue Reading…

Will Berlin’s Berghain Club Close Because of GEMA in 2013? – by OTA-Berlin Constituency Blog contributor Ms Cindy Su

Friday, October 26th, 2012
Ms Cindy Su - OTA-Berlin

 

Will Berghain Close Because of GEMA in 2013?

In what must be some of the best news for clubbers around the world this year, Berghain officially has no plans to close in 2013 despite the hike in tariffs that it will be forced to pay when the new GEMA laws go into effect on April 1st, 2013. Although the owners of the club [...] Continue Reading…

Alternative Live Piano in Berlin – this coming Wednesday, the 24th October at 2030 hrs – Rodion Schtschedrin 24 Preludes and Fugues – Live Classical Piano in Berlin with Michael Abramovich, piano – Piano Salon Christophori

Monday, October 22nd, 2012
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Dear Guests and Friends of the Piano Salon -

Concert invitations for this coming Wednesday, the 24th October at 20.30 hrs.

One of my dearest companions of the salon, the conductor and pianist Mr Michael Abramovich may be heard in a Rodion Shchedrin evening.

The next week is on Wednesday 24th 10th Mr Abramovich at 20.30 h, the performance of the 24 Preludes and Fugues [...] Continue Reading…

Alternative Live Piano in Berlin – this Tuesday 16th October 2030 hrs – Einav Yarden plays Stravinsky and Beethoven -Piano Salon Christophori

Sunday, October 14th, 2012
Igor Stravinsky - www.ota-berlin.de

 

 Program -
Beethoven Sonaten op. 14 No.2 und op. 10 No.2
Stravinsky Sonate
Beethoven Bagatellen
Dear Guests and Friends of the Piano Salon Christophori -

Our series of special recitals continues this coming Tuesday, 16th October at 2030 hrs.

And if your not going to the Olympic Stadium in Berlin to watch Sweden play Germany in World Cup Qualifying, [or watching it on German television] then you [...] Continue Reading…

Alternative Live Piano in Berlin – MUSICA Litoralis with Julien Quentin, piano & cellist Isang Enders -Piano Salon Christophori

Friday, October 5th, 2012
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This Sunday, the 07th October at 2030 hrs  the Piano Salon Christophori proudly presents again MUSICA litoralis with Julien Quentin and another world-class musicians, cellist Isang Enders.

Isang Enders with a bang, enter the international stage by. Than 20 years on one of the most important places in Germany, which was the concert master of the Staatskapelle Dresden appointed under Christian Thielemann He has been [...] Continue Reading…

Alternative Live Piano in Berlin – next Friday, the 05th October at 2030 hrs the Dutch violinist Rosanne Philippens & pianist Yuri van Nieuwkerk at 2030 hrs – Piano Salon Christophori

Saturday, September 29th, 2012
Béla Bartók - OTA-Berlin

Bartok – Rhapsody No.. 1, no. 2 and Romanian Folk Dances
Brahms – Sonata No.. 3
Ravel – Tzigane
Hubay – Kati Hejre
Concert invitations for next Friday the 5th October at 20.30 hrs.

The following week, one of the best young European string artists will be heard at the Salon.

On Friday, the 05th October at 2030 hrs the Dutch violinist Rosanne Philippens will thrill our audience once [...] Continue Reading…

BBC World Service vs NPR / National Public Radio – Which is better ? – Berlin English Radio listeners Poll clearly give thumbs up to NPR – article by W van Coeveren

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

 

We were curious which English speaking Berliners preferred to listen to when in Berlin – was it the BBC World Service Radio or the newly arrived to Berlin NPR or National Public Radio with a local affiliate station in Berlin.  We also gave our blog viewers the alternative for a third choice, which was neither of the above but would prefer a [...] Continue Reading…