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.

Science can reach people's minds, but music can reach their hearts. Until recently, I thought the world was beyond saving - until I came to the climate concert.

Hans Joachim Schellnhuber

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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28. April 2022
"The Chocolate Ride" mit OdW

100% organic, 100% fair, 100% emission-free transported, 100% delicious. The cocoa beans (from the Dominican Republic) are transported to Amsterdam via the sailing ship 'Tres Hombres', processed into delicious chocolate in a solar-powered factory in Amsterdam and finally transported by cargo bike to the German concert and opera houses!

29. March 2022
#statement #ukraine #peace #nowar

When we make music, we experience connection in its purest form. Contrasts and extremes play an essential role, leading us to the all-encompassing whole that we call music. Community is the foundation of our association - through music, we wish to protect the climate and the environment for all the people in the world...

28. March 2022
Climate-neutral through Spain

The Düsseldorfer Symphoniker are headed out on a concert tour through Spain under their chief conductor Adám Fischer. A special concert beforehand will raise funds to offset the CO2 emissions from the tour. Additionally to keep emissions low, the orchestra will travel between concert cities exclusively by train.



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