Orchester des Wandels - "Orchestras of Change"

Climate protection? That’s music to our ears!

We are musicians of professional orchestras in Germany.
We play for our planet Earth.
Sounds good? We think so too!
Welcome to the “Orchestras of Change”!

Our Upcoming Concerts

Our Orchestras

*Our member orchestras are private associations of the musicians and not the public legal form of the respective orchestras.

The initiative “Orchester des Wandels” I find not only very interesting, but also special and extraordinarily important.

Claudio Abbado

Our Idea

As musicians, we view protection of our world as part of our cultural mission. We strive to be active in this mission and to confront the climate crisis in creative ways through music. We want to use the emotional power of music to reach and inspire people.

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Madagascar Project

The Illegal cutting and trade of precious woods is a major global problem, and in some places contributes to the disappearance of, or threat to, entire ecosystems. Some of these threatened woods are used for our instruments. So the protection of these woods and their ecosystems lies near to our hearts.

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22. October 2021

A world without fish? Without water? Musicians of the Bremer Philharmoniker wonder if Franz Schubert's "Trout Quintet" will still be relevant in the future if we don't act now. Click below to view the video on our new YouTube Channel. More OdW musicians will be making videos in the coming weeks to thank all scientists and COP26 participants for helping to preserve our planet.

25. September 2021
#17Ziele Flashmob

Simultaneously at 1:00 pm on Saturday September 19th musicians and orchestras across 17 cities in Germany musicians drew attention to the UN’s 17 sustainable sustainable development goals with a flashmob of Beethoven's "Ode to Joy". Our member orchestras the Bremer Philharmoniker, Bochumer Symphoniker, Duisburger Philharmoniker, Düsseldorfer Symphoniker and Essener Philharmoniker, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker and Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal were a part of the world record setting event.

18. July 2021
Orchestra of the Staatsoperette Dresden records for „EARTH•CHOIR•KIDS – Unsere Stimmen für das Klima“

Our member orchestra, the Orchestra of the Staatsoperette Dresden recently recorded three songs for the project "EARTH•CHOIR•KIDS - Our voices for the climate". EARTH•CHOIR•KIDS is a project by the songwriter Reinhard Horn, which aims to make children and young people aware of the issue of climate through music: creative, powerful and committed.



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