• 24–27 November

    : Sufi Festival

    Whirling dervishes and trance rituals – at the Sufi-Festival, artists from Afghanistan, Pakistan, Turkey and Morocco take their audience on a fascinating journey through Sufi culture.

  • Livestream on 27 November

    : Einstein on the Beach

    With »Einstein on the Beach«, Philip Glass turned opera on its head in 1976: there is no real plot, but the associative scenes and Glass's »minimal music« make this »most important opera of the last 50 years« (LA Times) an experience.

  • 28 April – 7 June

    : Hamburg International Music Festival

    »Love« is the motto of the International Music Festival Hamburg 2023. With over 60 concerts in six weeks, the programme is as top-class as it is diverse: from orchestral concerts and operas to chamber music and jazz to French chanson.

  • 29 November

    : Young star pianist

    »He has everything - tenderness and also the demonic element. I never heard anything like that,« marveled pianist Martha Argerich. Daniil Trifonov plays the lyrical Piano Concerto by Alexander Scriabin with the Orchestre National de France.

  • From 8 December

    : Routes to Bach

    Johann Sebastian Bach is seen as the forefather of all music. The last 300 years of music history are unthinkable without him. But what influenced him, what role models did he have himself? One of today's best Bach conductors explores: Raphaël Pichon.

  • 13 December

    : Beethoven's masterpiece

    Ludwig van Beethoven himself described it as his »greatest work«: the Missa Solemnis. Philippe Herreweghe brings the famous mass to the concert stage - with his renowned Orchestre des Champs-Élysées and the Collegium Vocale Gent.

  • 12 December

    : Rapture of major and minor

    »His communicative music is one of this century’s wonders«, says The London Times. Five concerts are dedicated to his oeuvre this season. Larcher himself can be heard in a Pre-Concert-Talk before the first concert of the focus »Thomas Larcher«.

  • 30/31 December & 1 January

    : Silvester und Neujahr

    The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra ushers in the New Year with music from the early 20th-century. Besides Strauss and Ravel, the programme also features songs by Gershwin and Bonds – sung by the singer, curator and activist Julia Bullock.

  • 30 November / Laeiszhalle

    : Jazz Piano

    »Jazz Piano» brings the greatest jazz pianists of our time to the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall – some solo, this month: »piano whisperer« Marc Copland, known for his lyrical playing, who brings his quartet from New York with him.

  • 2 December / Laeiszhalle

    : Musical round-the-world trip

    Rolando Villazón is not only one of the great tenors of our time, he is also one of the most entertaining artists. On his »musical round-the-world trip through time«, he takes his audience on a tour of Europe with Mozart, Fauré, Bellini and many more.

  • 8 December / Laeiszhalle

    : Iceland’s Glenn Gould

    Víkingur Ólafsson caught the world’s attention like a thunderbolt with his debut album in 2016. After Philip Glass and Johann Sebastian Bach, the Icelandic pianist now turns his focus to the work of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

  • Masterpieces performed by stars

    : Chamber Music in the Laeiszhalle

    Stars like Emmanuel Pahud, Anna Vinnitskaya or the musicians from the Belcea Quartet perform masterpieces of chamber music in the intimate setting of the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall.

  • Elbphilharmonie+

    : Accompanying programme

    From exhibitions and dance classes to film screenings: the Elbphilharmonie’s accompanying programme opens up new, often surprising perspectives on the music in the concert hall. Coupled to a concert, these events explore fascinating topics.

  • Discover Music

    : Children & Families

    Babys' and children's concerts for all age groups, music theatre for a young audience and imaginative concerts for the whole family – there is a wide range of events on offer for children and families in the Elbphilharmonie and the Laeiszhalle.

  • Mediatheque

    : Really good music for children

    Children's songs that are so cool that parents secretly listen to them: six tips from the Elbphilharmonie team.

  • Concerts & workshops

    : Children & Family Digital Programme

    Music videos for joining in, online workshops and children’s concerts – the Elbphilharmonie also has a programme for home.

2 - 12 February 2023

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