Events in Munich

Events in Munich in 2006

Events in Munich


01.01.2006, 8 pm, at Prinzregententheater
Neujahrskonzert Münchner Symphoniker

Music of the Strau§ era (around 1900)
entrance fee from EURO 26,-

New Year's Concert
"Another" Munich philharmonic orchestra plays classic hits.

Wiener Johann-Strauß-Gala
Johann Strauß Philharmoniker & Ballett
Johann Strauß may righfully be called the "King of the Waltz",
a social dance that was very much in vogue in Vienna in the decades before the turn of the century.

1. to 7. January 2006 and Sunday, 15. January 2006
at Prinzregententheater, 8 pm, daily
The Bar at Buena Vista
Grandfathers of Cuban Music

until 08.01.06
Franz Marc
At Lenbachhaus - once the villa of a renowned portraitist in the years around 1880 - this exhibition shows works of the famous painter that as a member of the "Brücke" group counts among the most important artists of the beginning of the 20th century, belongs to the inventors of modern art.

until 05.02.2006
Carl Larsson: Ein schwedisches Märchen
in der Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung
This is a rather unknown artists. His paintings cover themes of family and every day life.

bis 26.02.2006
"Of New Stars. Adam Elsheimer's Flight to Egypt'"
This exhibition is to be seen at Alte Pinakothek that houses one of the most eminent collections of old European art.
Elsheimer, as a medieval artist, took his topics from the bible.

until 12.02.2006
Haus der Kunst
Lee Friedlander: Retrospektive
"Haus der Kunst" became tragically famous for its use as an exhibition hall by the Nazis ("Entartete Kunst").
Today, its exhibitions are on top of the global avantgarde.

until 29.01.2006 at Deutsches Museum
?ber unter Tage: Photographien aus den Gruben
This photo exhibition shows situations in coal mines, it is "About Under Daylight"...

07.01. Ð 28.02.2006
This is carnival of the Bavarian type.
Carnival is a catholic invention, you will not be able to find such kind of thing in northern cities of Germany.
For a few days the "carne vale": meat counts...

Hommage Apassionata
The Gala of the Horses
Olympiahalle hosts a show that shows how less stupid than expected horses can be.

Die Nacht der fünf Tenöre
At Residenz, in the center of Munich, you will encounter five of the most renowned tenors the world knows today.

08.01.2006 at Olympia-Eissportzentrum
EHC München - ESV Kaufbeuren
If you are into ice hockey this is an occasion to meet two good teams from Germany.

The Ray Charles Special

18.01. 2006, Herkulessaal der Residenz
Münchner Symphoniker
Haydn - Mendelssohn - Tschaikowsky
entrance from EURO19,-

football/soccer match:
1860 München - LR Ahlen
The less successful team of the two sharing the brand new, brilliant "Allianzarena" meets an even lesser known sports club from the "provinces"

Masters of Shaolin Kung Fu

28.01.2006, 8 p.m., Herkulessaal at Residenz
Canadian Brass Music
Passion - Joy


250th Birthday of W.A. Mozart
Durin the wohe year there will be events celebrating the 250th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Look out for announcement of the Bavarian State Opera, for instance.

Anfang 2006
Eröffnung des Trambahnmuseums
Are you into train spotting? There will be an opening of a museum for old tram wagons, on the grounds of the Munich "Stadtwerke", in Ständler Street, in Ramersdorf.

Eröffnung des Party-Areals Kunstpark Nord

A new party and nightlife zone in the surroundings of the Allianz Arena in the north east of Munich will be inaugurated in 2006. Its name is going to be "Kunstpark Nord", you might check out the Kunstpark Süd in the meantime.


until 28.02.2006

until 26.02.2006
"Of New Stars Adam Elsheimer's 'Flight to Egypt'"
see above

Holiday on Ice
Passion Fantasy

Bayern München - Bayer Leverkusen
New Allianz Arena - that will host the inauguration game of the world championshiop - today sees a duel of the German first fooball league. Bayern Munich - that counts among the best football teams of the world - will probably win ...

1860 München - SpVgg Greuther Fürth
at Allianz Arena, this is a game of the German Second Football League.

06.02. 2006, Philharmonie
Konstantin Wecker
One of the most famous singer songwriter in Germany.

Depeche Mode

Udo Jürgens & Orchester Pepe Lienhard
At Olympiahalle, the probably most renowned pop artist of German language performs.
Udo Jürgens became famous in the 60ies for his success at the European Song Contest,
one of his biggest hits is "Life only starts when you are 66"

1860 München II - 1. FC Eschborn
Strangely, this game is set for Grünwalder Stadion, not for new Allianz Arena

28. February 2006, 8 p.m at Prinzregententheater
Die Orchesterprobe und andere Katastrophen
Valentin Karlstadt Theater München
What? You don't know who Karl Valentin is? Then go and visit the Valentinmuseum right in the center of Munich, else go see the comedians doing a remake of something that has been the most hilarious stand up comedies of the first hal of the 20th century.


2. March 2006, 8 p.m, Philharmonie
Lang Lang
piano soiree

6. March 2006
Guigla Katsarava, piano
at Residenz München, Allerheiligen-Hofkirche

4. March 2006
5. March 2006
9. March 2006
12. March 2006
symphonies 2, 5 & 8
orchestra: Münchner Symphoniker
8 p.m., Prinzregententheater

9. March 2006, 8 pm
at Herkulessaal of the Residenz
Helene Grimaud
Brahms & Schumann

Andre Rieu
This guy and his classical orchestra attracts thousands and thousand of people.
A very big event!

Remake of the Swedish band that shook the world.

12. March 2006, 20:00 Uhr, Philharmonie
Magic of the Dance
The Show of the Champioins

13. March 2006, 8 p.m at Prinzregententheater
Baiba Skride, violin
Lauma Skride, piano

15. March 2006, 8 p.m. at Prinzregententheater
Stuttgarter Philharmoniker
The philharmonic orchestra of Stuttgar with Anatol Ugorski, piano

16. March 2006, 8 p.m, at Prinzregententheater
17. March 2006, 8 p.m, at Prinzregententheater
Beethoven-Zyklus, symphonies 6 & 7
18. March 2006, 8 p.m, at Prinzregententheater
Beethoven-Zyklus, symphonies 1 & 9

19. March 2006, 11:00 a.m., Prinzregententheater
Diana Damrau & Iv?n Paley
Stephan Matthias Lademann, piano

19. March 2006, 8 p.m., Prinzregententheater
As time goes by ....
The orchestra of the WDR - a radio and tv broadcaster located in Cologne - plays movie tunes

20. March 2006, 8 p.m. at Philharmonie
Porgy & Bess (excerpts)
Melodies by George Gershwin

21. March 2006, 8 p.m., at Herkulessaal of the Residenz
Münchner Symphoniker
Beethoven: symphonies 1 & 9

22.3.2006, Philharmonie
Jos? Carreras
in concert: one of the most famous tenors of the world

25. March 2006, 20:00 Uhr, Herkulessaal of the Residenz
Mozart - Schubert
The chamber orchstra's name is "KlangVerwaltung München E. zu Guttenberg"

25. March 2006, 8 p.m, Philharmonie
26. March 2006, 3 p.m., Philharmonie
Roncallis Vier Jahreszeiten "Frühling"
André Heller's famous artistical circus celebrates "Spring" with an astounding circus show.

2006, 20:00 Uhr, Prinzregententheater
Rockin' Amadeus

27. March 2006, 8 p.m. at Prinzregententheater
In the Mood
A Tribute to Glenn Miller


Saturday, 1. April 2006, 8 p.m , Philharmonie
Hans Liberg
Symphonie Libergique

2. April 2006, 8 p.m., Prinzregententheater
Mnozil Brass
The new Brass-Show: "The Trojan Boat"

3. April 2006, 8 p.m ,
Silke Avenhaus, piano
at Residenz, Allerheiligen-Hofkirche (Kirche = church)

Manowar Rhapsody
at Olympiahalle

9. April 2006, 17:00 Uhr, Prinzregententheater
Salzburger Passionssingen am Palmsonntag
Carol singing - but not for Christmas, it is for Easter.

1860 München -Wacker Burghausen
at Allianz Arena, a football match of the Second League

14. April 2006, 7 p.m, at Philharmonie
Matthäus-Passion Bach - Guttenberg

Opera at Olympiahalle

Bayern München - Arminia Bielefeld
Allianz Arena sees another match of the German First Football League

17. April 2006, 15:30 Uhr, Philharmonie
Wiener Johann-Strau§-Gala
Johann Strau§ Philharmoniker & Ballett

1860 München - Karlsruher SC
at Allianz Arena

29.04. - 07.05.2006

Saturday, 29. April 2006, 8 p.m., at Philharmonie
Nigel Kennedy
and the Polish Chamber Orchestra

30. April 2006, 20:00 Uhr, Philharmonie
Symphony in Pictures by Tobias Melle
Mendelssohn: Die Schottische

probably in summer 2006
At "Alter Hof",
the residence of lords and kings, newly buildt and restored wing of this medieval castle will be inaugurated


Bayern München - VfB Stuttgart
Football match at Allianz Arena

1860 München - 1. FC Saarbrücken
Football match at Allianz Arena

Bayern München - Borussia Dortmund
Football match at Allianz Arena

15. Mai 2006, 8 p.m.
Marc-Andre Hamelin, piano
at Residenz München, Herkulessaal

05. - 20.05.2006
10. Münchener Biennale
International Festival for new Music Theatre

Rosenstolz 'Jubiläumstour"
at Olympiahalle, a German newcomer rock band is in concert

28.05.2006 - 09.07.2006
"Weltsprache Fu§ball"
at Munich Stadtmuseum/ City Museum
"Football - a global language" is a photo exhibitions,
organized by the German Goethe-Institut that will be shown in 70 countries


09.06. - 09.07.2006
Football World Championship
Munich will play host to six games of the Fifa World Championship
09.06. Inaugural Celebration and Game of the Football World Championship 2006
First Round Groups A: A1 Ð A2
14.06.06 First Round Group H: H3 Ð H4
18.06.06 First Round Group F: F1 Ð F3
21.06.06 First Round Group C: C2 Ð C3
24.06.06 Semifinal
05.07.06 Halffinal

probably 10. / 11.06.2006
Stadtgründungsfest / Birthday Celebration of the City Munich
Munich celebrates its 848th birthday
and invites all people to join an international festival of citizens located between Marienplatz and Odeonsplatz

15.06. - 09.07.2006
Tollwood Summer Festival
at Olympiapark
This is one of the most popular and visited festivals of Munich.
Concerts, events, boothes, food stalls, children's games etc etc

Probably second half of June 2006
5th Designparcours München
exhibitions, performances, installations, discussions and speaches

End of June / Beginning of July 2006
24th Film Festival in Munich
Many German, European and World first runs

27.06. 2006, 20:00 Uhr, Herkulessaal at Residenz
Summer Proms: Italian Summernight of the Münchner Symphoniker
Classical music performed by the Munich orchestra "Münchner Symphoniker"


15.06. - 09.07.2006
Tollwood Summer Festival
at Olympiapark South
see above: one of the most popular and visited festivals in Munich throughout the year

probably beginning of July 2006
´Classic at Odeonsplatz
"the big open air concert event of summer 2006"

29.07. - 06.08.2006
A very traditional city festivity with boothes and stalls in the streets

12.07.2006, at Herkulessaal of the Residenz
Summer Proms: Carmina Burana
Composer Carl Orff became famous with this pice of choir music.

15. July 2006
16. Juuly 2006
Roncallis Vier Jahreszeiten "Sommer"
at Philharmonie. This is a circus, but in an artistic way.


29.08. - 15.09.2006
55. Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD
... counts among the most important contest for young performers of classical music.

08.09. - 10.09.2006
Munich art galleries open their doors. Wandering around might take you hours...

16.09. - 03.10.2006


16.09. - 03.10.2006

7. Medien Marathon München
More than 11 000 participants to this marathon are being expected. More than 200 000 people will be lining up the streets of Munich. See the homepage for information on the events and program.

14.10. - 22.10.2006
Another traditional festival of the people of Munich, less famous than Oktoberfest, less beer though, too.

21. October 2006
"Zwergenaufstand"-Tour 2005/0
This woman is a not too famous German singer song writer who has organized her concert tour all by herself.

25. October 2006
Circus Krone, 20:00 Uhr


18.11.2006, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m
19.11.2006, 3 p.m.
Roncallis Vier Jahreszeiten ''Herbst''
at Philharmonie in Gasteig
André Heller's artistic circus celebrates "autumn"

23.11. - 31.12.2006
Tollwood Winterfestival
at Olympiapark Süd, see above: one of the most visited festival of Munich


probably end of 2006
Opening of the new art museum for the Brandhorst collection
Close to Pinakothek der Moderne a new museum has been built for the "Sammlung Brandhorst".

Winter 2006/2007
Opening of "BMW Welt"
Everbody knows what a BMW looks like. Here is the occasion to see these automobiles in the context of modern architecture: Coop Himmelb(l)au, one of the most renowned architects of the present time, have set up this new house for presenting the BMW enterprise which is a genuinly Munich institution.

01.12. - 23.12.2006
Here at Christmas market you can buy presents for Christmas.


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