Berlin Philharmonic, Berlin, Germany
The Berlin Philharmonic, is one of the worlds greatest cultural experiences an iconic orchestra based in Berlin, Germany and is consistently ranked as one of the best orchestras in the world. Formerly Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester; BPO, its primary concert venue is the Philharmonie, located in the Kulturforum area of the city. Since 2002, its principal conductor has been Sir Simon Rattle. In 2006, ten European media outlets voted the Berlin Philharmonic number three on a list of “top ten European Orchestras”, after the Vienna Philharmonic and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
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