Berliner Residenz Konzerte: Baroque Fantasies – Don Quixote at Charlottenburg Palace – Telemann, Vivaldi & Boccherini with Dinner
When the Spanish national poet Miguel de Cervantes brought “the knight of the woeful countenance” to life in his 1605 novel Don Quixote, he created a figure of world literature that remains fascinating to this day. Even during the Baroque era, this masterpiece inspired countless musical interpretations.
In this program – for the first time – the Berliner Residence Orchestra and their fearless director Alexandra Rossman follow the path of the hapless knight and his ignoble steed Rocinante through a world of entertaining and imaginative concert repertoire. The Spanish fire of Luigi Boccherini’s work meets the burlesque of G.P. Telemann and the passion of Antonio Vivaldi. The Berlin Residence Orchestra, costumed in historically authentic, Baroque attire and performing in a majestic venue, invites you to follow them on this whimsical journey.
Princely Dinner with Mediterranean Flair
Fredrich II loved fine cuisine. Let the catering team from Berlin’s Marriott Hotel spoil you with this thematically inspired three‐course meal before the concert, featuring a selection of delicacies made from local, seasonal ingredients and served in the magnificent ambience of Charlottenburg Palace.
Smoked trout, pointed cabbage, lime milk and tomato jus
White bean, pointed cabbage, sweet milk and tomato jus
Duck leg confit, parsley tuber, lye fried and vinegar cranberries
Butter tuber, lye and vinegar cranberries
Chocolate ganache, red wine pear, cinnamon, crumbs
If you prefer the vegetarian menu please order in advance.