• 4–7 November

    : Reflektor Anoushka Shankar

    For four days, sitar virtuoso and Grammy-nominated cosmopolitan Anoushka Shankar takes the helm in the Elbphilharmonie. She is joined by London’s most creative musicians – from Indian tradition to electronica, jazz fusion, film and dance.

  • 21 October

    : Romantic Music at home

    Sunrises, hunting horns and Scottish folk tunes: the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and star violinist Joshua Bell delve into the stylistic movement of Romantic music. Featuring works by Bruch and Bruckner, the concert will also be streamed live.

  • 17 November / Laeiszhalle

    : Rudolf Buchbinder

    Rudolf Buchbinder knows Beethoven’s scores like the back of his hand. In the Laeiszhalle, the pianist now presents his famous Diabelli Variations – together with fascinating responses from composers such as Franz Liszt, Tan Dun and Max Richter.

  • 4. November

    : Indische Gesänge

    Sie ist eine Meisterin der indischen Vokalkunst: Aruna Sairam aus Mumbai präsentiert mit ihren Begleitmusikern Gesänge aus dem Süden Indiens, schöpft aber ebenso aus der urbanen Klangwelt der Moderne, aus Bollywood-Soundtracks und dem Tanztheater.

  • 3 November / Laeiszhalle

    : Quatuor Ébène & Martin Fröst

    »You haven't heard the clarinet until you've heard Martin Fröst« - thus one critic's verdict. The unusual Swedish clarinettist brings a fresh breeze to Hamburg with the exciting Quatuor Ébène and exquisite chamber music by Janáček and Mozart.

  • 23 November

    : Opera: The Cunning Little Vixen

    Musical beasts: in his opera »The Cunning Little Vixen«, Janáček takes the audience to a colourful animal kingdom. Star conductor Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla stages a concert version of the famous fairy-tale opera with first-class solo singers.

  • 28/29 November

    : Teodor Currentzis

    Refreshingly different: Teodor Currentzis and his musicAeterna ensemble are really shaking up the international music world. The audience favourite returns to Hamburg with one premiere and Shostakovich’s monumental Fourth Symphony.

  • 16 November / Laeiszhalle

    : Ian Bostridge

    World-famous for his Schubert interpretations, star tenor Ian Bostridge proves in the first of three concerts that he and his richly nuanced voice feel equally at home with Baroque. The programme features Italian arias from the 17th and 18th centuries.

  • 29 October

    : Attention adventure lovers

    A decade of innovation: with their insatiable spirit of discovery, Hamburg’s Decoder Ensemble always provides more than a few surprises. To mark their anniversary, the musicians play their best-ofs and set off some brand-new bangers!

  • 28 November

    : Matthias Goerne & Markus Hinterhäuser

    »Matthias Goerne prises open the interplay between idyll and abyss like no other singer« (Süddeutsche Zeitung): now, as part of the »Hanns Eisler« spotlight, the star baritone performs the composer’s moving »Hollywood Songbook«.

  • 13. Dezember / Laeiszhalle

    : Uri Caine Trio

    The music of jazz pianist Uri Caine oscillates between structure and free improvisation. The New York musician has worked with John Zorn, and deconstructed Bach and Mahler. In his trio, he combines swing and classical music with captivating dynamism.

  • 16 December

    : Till Brönner

    Till Brönner is a shining star in the German jazz scene: he has delighted audiences around the world and even performed for former US President Barack Obama. With his unique sound, the virtuosic trumpeter now returns to the Elbphilharmonie.

  • 6 November

    : Sarathy Korwar

    Sarathy Korwar plays the tabla and drums – and takes Indian rhythms as the basis for an exciting new fusion jazz. In his band, the traditional tanpura lute meets the saxophone, and funky beats are combined with the buzzing overtones of the sitar.

  • 2 November / Laeiszhalle

    : Ensemble Resonanz

    Prodding the memory: under that motto, Ensemble Resonanz presents a brand-new work by Clara Iannotta – an answer to the conversation books of the deaf Beethoven. The piece is juxtaposed with rarely played works by Mozart and Karl Amadeus Hartmann.

  • 21 October / Elbphilharmonie+

    : Culture! Diversity!

    More diversity in culture – Hamburg creative artists gather in the Zinnschmelze centre to discuss how that can be achieved. Members of »Chor zur Welt«, which Foreign Minister Steinmeier described as a paragon of »integration in action«, also perform.

  • Apply now

    : Schools make music

    The stage is yours! As part of Hamburg's initiative »Schulen musizieren«, selected school ensembles are giving a joint concert at the Elbphilharmonie in April. All Hamburg school bands and orchestras can take part. Submit your application now!

  • Podcast

    : Elbphilharmonie Kopfhörer

    The Elbphilharmonie podcast for young people aged 8 and upwards.

  • In November

    : Elbphilharmonie in the City

    Our popular Twinkle Concerts for children, and our »Distant Sounds« series for people with dementia and their families, can be experienced in a number of Hamburg districts, in addition to the Elbphilharmonie.

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