Ticket sales

You may purchase tickets for our concerts in a variety of ways: by telephone or in writing, by fax, e-mail or post. When booking tickets online, you may select seats for concerts yourself using the hall seating chart. Naturally the staff at the advance booking offices will also be happy to assist you.

Gürzenich Orchestra ticketshop
Ticket Reservations by Telephone

Gürzenich Orchestra hotline:
(0221) 280 282
Monday through Friday: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday and holidays: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Ticket Service Bühnen Köln
(+49-221) 221 28400
Monday through Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Written Orders

Box Office:
Kartenservice der Bühnen Köln
Postfach 10 10 61
50450 Köln
Fax.: (0221) 221 28249
E-mail: tickets@buehnen.koeln

Online Orders
From the detailed descriptions of individual concerts you can proceed directly to the ticket shop of the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne via the link 'Online Orders'. There you may purchase your ticket for the selected concert using the hall seating chart.
Advance Booking Offices

Ticket Service Bühnen Köln
Opern Passagen
Opening Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Roncalliplatz, 50667 Köln
Opening Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

and all other advance booking offices

Beginning of Advance Sales
Tickets for the 2017/18 season go on sale 19.06.17. (exception: final concert german conductors' award 29.05.17, new year's concert 31.12.17, »Lob der Torheit« 15.01.18 ).
Booking Fees
Please note that a 10% booking fee will be added to all advance ticket purchases (with the exception of subscriptions). Addresses from ticket orders will be used only for our concert information service.
Box Office
The Cologne Philharmonie box office opens 90 minutes before the performance begins on concert days.
Reduced Prices

Young concertgoers before the age of 26 have the opportunity to experience the Gürzenich Orchestra for only 16 €. This proposal applies for all of the 24 symphony concerts on Mondays and Tuesdays, for the gala concert at the opening of the season, the charity concert, the concert of passion as well as the concerts at the Flora Köln. In each of the concerts there are about 100 tickets (Flora Köln: 20 tickets) available for purchase for the first three categories. Tickets can be purchased at each booking office as well as the box office on presentation of an ID card.

Concert Tickets on Public Transit

Subscription passes and concert tickets are valid for use on the Cologne public transit system (KVB) and throughout the Rhein-Sieg transit network (VRS) to and from the Philharmonie (4 hours before the concert to the close of service of the respective carrier or until 10:00 am the following day).
General Terms and Conditions of Business
Return and Loss of Tickets
Tickets may not be returned. Lost tickets will not be replaced.
Seating Changes
In exceptional cases, the hall personnel may ask a concertgoer to change his seat.
Visual, Sound and Television Recordings
Visual and sound recordings are prohibited at all times, including during Philharmonie Lunch. Please turn off your mobile telephone and pager when you enter the concert hall. The Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne reserves the right to make sound, visual and television recordings of individual concerts. By using his ticket, the concertgoer gives his consent to the creation and possible appearance of his image in the media related to those recordings.
Dates, programmes, prices and performers are subject to change.