Ticket sales

Enjoy the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln live in concert.

You may purchase tickets for our concerts 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.

Tickets for the upcoming season 2018/19 are available from 18.06.18 (specials and chamber concerts) and 09.07.18 (symphony concerts).

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 at Offenbachplatz
Opening Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Opening Hours:
Monday through Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

and all other advance booking offices

Beginning of Advance Sales

Advance sale of tickets for the season 2018/19

18.06.18 for Gala concert, Charity concert, New Year's concert, Passion concert, Flora concerts and Chamber concerts

09.07.18 for the Symphony concerts 1-12

Subscribers of the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln and members of the Concert-Gesellschaft have a preemption to purchase tickets one week before the dates above. 

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

School pupils, students and apprentices, BFD’s and FSJ’s (before 35 years), owners of a valid Köln-Pass or a KölnCard or receivers of payments by SGB II get a reduction of 50% on a ticket for symphony concerts (Monday and Tuesday), all special concerts in the Kölner Philharmonie and chamber concerts in the Flora Köln. School pupils get a reduction also at the symphonic concerts on Sundays. Wheelchair users or severely disabled people with a disability rate of 100% or a B in their disability pass receive a reduction of 50% on tickets for all concerts. The carer who accompanies a wheelchair user or a severely disabled person gets a ticket for free when the pass of the disabled person includes a “B”. Chamber concerts are excluded from price reductions.

A valid attestation is requested for all kind of reductions.

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.
Prices and seats