Classical Music
from Germany

Classical Music from Germany

Classical music from Germany plays a vital role in the German music scene because of its number of orchestras, concert halls and festivals. “Classical music from Germany” provides information on current trends and the most important developments of the past few years, offers useful links and introduces selected Goethe-Institut activities. 

Annual Reviews

Festivals, trends, traditions – what was important over the past years? – We have summarised the key events in the scene using the annual review format.


Who makes music, who listens to it, when and where do they listen? – What characterises the scene for classical music in Germany? We describe the general circumstances from both outside and inside.


The chronology of a music era: we showcase the historical development of classical music in Germany.