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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03. October 2023
Finalist for the German Sustainability Award 2024

We are happy to announce that we are one of three finalists for the German Sustainability Award 2024! Together with the Center for Art and Media Technology Karlsruhe and the Leipzig Zoo, we are in the finale of the “Cultural Industry” category. The prize will be awarded at a television gala on November 23rd in Düsseldorf. Fingers crossed!

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02. October 2023
Success at Theaterfest in Mainz

The musicians of the Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Mainz sold 400 tickets at this year's Theaterfest and inspired many people with the prizes and the idea of the Orchester des Wandels. With 30 sponsors who donated many great prizes, over €1,300 was raised, which will benefit the Masoala National Park in Madagascar. Thank you, Mainz!

to the Musicians
17. August 2023
Stegreif-Symposium for Music, Sustainability and Mediation

It's 2023 and everyone is talking about it: music, sustainability, intervention. With #bechange - 17 Sounds of Sustainability, Stegreif - The Improvising Symphony Orchestra spent two years researching how these fields of work can grow together and contribute to a better future. Now it is time to take stock. On September 17th, 2023, Stegreif invites experts in the fields music, sustainability and mediation to FUTURE MUSIC, an interactive symposium in the Berlin Natural History Museum.

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