• 24–29 January

    : Rising Stars

    Each year, Europe’s major concert halls send their »Rising Stars« off on tour. All six artists are performing in the Elbphilharmonie in the same week – among them the virtuosic flutist Lucie Horsch and the young Swedish violinist Johan Dalene.

  • 27/28 January

    : Esa-Pekka Salonen

    The multi-talented Finn opens his two-year residency with two concerts with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra. The programme includes a brand-new composition by Salonen himself, as well as works by Carl Nielsen and Edvard Grieg.

  • 28 January / Laeiszhalle

    : Belcea Quartet & Quatuor Ébène

    The power of eight: the Belcea Quartet and Quatuor Ébène join forces in the Laeiszhalle to explore the fascinating genre of the string octet. A rare meeting of the chamber music elite!

  • 11–19 February

    : Age of Anxiety

    American dream: on six days in February, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra is taking the audience on a journey through the contradictions of America in the 20th century, with composers such as Charles Ives, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland and John Adams.

  • 8 February

    : Daniel Behle / L’Orfeo Barockorchester

    Schubert would be delighted if he could hear him: star tenor Daniel Behle performs rarely heard stage works by the Romantic composer. The Hamburg singer is accompanied with great sensitivity by the L’Orfeo Barockorchester under Michi Gaigg.

  • 16 February

    : Monteverdi: L’Orfeo

    A musical milestone: Monteverdi’s »L’Orfeo« is often called the first opera in history. The early music specialists Europa Galante and founder Fabio Biondi give a concert performance of the work, with a first-class cast of soloists led by Ian Bostridge.

  • 28 April – 1 June

    : Hamburg International Music Festival

    The compelling finale of the Elbphilharmonie season: once again, a host of top-class orchestras and soloists are performing at the Music Festival. This year, in unique ways and with plenty of wonderful music, they will be exploring the theme of »Nature«.

  • 19 February / ePhil

    : Experimental sound artistry

    David Grubbs and Jan St. Werner have been experimenting with voices, instruments and noise since the mid-1990s. With a joint project, the two avantgarde musicians now come to the Elbphilharmonie Recital Hall.

  • 17–20 March

    : Reflektor John Zorn

    Creativity without boundaries – John Zorn’s oeuvre includes 200 albums, ranging from delicate sounds and nimble jazz to primitive noise. In 15 concerts, the American musician presents the key facets of his inspiration.

  • 24 February

    : Artemis

    Artemis – six exceptional jazz musicians and composers from around the world. They are a New York-based ensemble that has been causing a stir in the jazz scene for a number of years and they now perform in the »Jazz in der Elbphilharmonie« series.

  • 17 February

    : Pablo Held Trio

    Pablo Held is regarded as one of the most accomplished pianists in the European jazz scene. He has also been performing with his trio to great acclaim for many years. In Hamburg, the three musicians join forces with the Brazilian jazz guitarist Nelson Ver

  • 15 March

    : Angélique Kidjo

    When she walks up to the microphone, there is energy in the air: Angélique Kidjo, one of Africa's top female artists, makes concert halls rock all over the world – the Elbphilharmonie among them in 2018. She's back now with a new album.

  • 22 February / Laeiszhalle

    : Bach’s favourite music

    As a composer, J. S. Bach is unrivalled, but he admired many of his colleagues and even collected their works. Voces Suaves and the Akademie für Alte Musik now present some gems from his collection, the »Altbachisches Archiv«.

  • 9 February/ Laeiszhalle

    : Ensemble Resonanz

    The aria »Remember Me« from Henry Purcell’s »Dido and Aeneas« is one of the most beautiful in the history of opera. Ensemble Resonanz puts it in an interesting new context and brings it into the present.

  • 15 February / Laeiszhalle

    : Pavel Haas Quartet

    Dramatic, dreamy or opulent and warm – in the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall, the Czech string quartet and pianist Boris Giltburg present the entire emotional spectrum of late-nineteenth-century chamber music.

  • 20 March / Elbphilharmonie+

    : Conversation concert »The Organ«

    How exactly does an organ work? In a lecture-concert in Sasel-Haus, organist Thomas Cornelius explains everything you need to know about the queen of instruments. To help demonstrate, he’ll be bringing a couple of pipes and some powerful organ samples.

  • From 25 March

    : Catch a Sea Star

    In an enchanted underwater world, Lyra and her dog discover peculiar sea creatures, starlight and wonderful music by Johann Sebastian Bach. A fairy-tale opera for children aged one and over.

  • 5 Years of Elbphilharmonie

    : Win a workshop

    Are you also five years old at the time of the Elbphilharmonie’s fifth birthday (11 Jan 2022)? If so, you and your family could win an exclusive workshop on classical orchestra instruments. Enter now!

  • BeatObsession

    : BeatObsession

    Boom-boom cha! From pots to boxes, from head to feet: the week-long »BeatObsession« workshop for children and teenagers is all about drumming for all you’re worth – with tips and tricks from the professionals. Register now and take part!

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