• 11 December / Laeiszhalle

    : A Special Christmas Oratorio

    Bach's »Christmas Oratorio« as urban chamber music with electric guitar and vintage keyboards: With its very own version of Bach's classic, Ensemble Resonanz is already a long-standing Christmas tradition in Hamburg.

  • 21 December

    : Goldberg Variations in a trio

    Three young top musicians, united in their love for Johann Sebastian Bach: Yamen Saadi and the siblings Sara and Pablo Ferrández present the famous Goldberg Variations by the baroque master, subtly arranged for violin, viola and cello.

  • 1 January

    : Offenbach: »Orpheus in the Underworld«

    The »Cancan« is one of the most persistently catchy tunes in music history – and the rest of Offenbach’s Orpheus operetta is similarly rousing and good-humoured. A perfect start to 2024 with Marc Minkowski and the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra!

  • 16–24 March

    : Reflektor André Heller

    Creative mastermind André Heller curates a week of amazement at the Elbphilharmonie – artists such as Jimmy Webb, Camilla Nylund, Angélique Kidjo, Archie Shepp and other guests from all over the world create unexpected synergies.

  • 9 January

    : Klavierabend: Martina Consonni & Tomoki Park

    Two piano talents, promoted by Sir András Schiff, present their musical showcases: Martina Consonni dedicates herself to Romanticism with Schumann and Schubert – Tomoki Park demonstrates his passion for modernism with music by Yun and Holliger.

  • 19 January

    : Jazz Harp: Kathrin Pechlof Trio

    Harpist Kathrin Pechlof describes her subtle jazz as »composition in real time« – in a trio with saxophone and double bass, she sometimes elicits the typical sparkling sound from her harp and sometimes unusual wooden and deep metallic sounds.

  • 21 January

    : Zimmermann: »Die Soldaten«

    A powerful opera in an overwhelming concert hall installation by Calixto Bieito: Supported by vocals, jazz combo, tape and dance, the Gürzenich Orchestra takes on Zimmermann’s »Die Soldaten«, which was written in the aftermath of the Second World War.

  • 26 to 31 January

    : Rising Stars

    They are young, talented and are storming concert halls worldwide: »Rising Stars« guitarist Sean Shibe, the Sonoro Quartet, violinist Júlia Pusker, organist Sebastian Heindl, soprano Axelle Fanyo and bassoonist Mathis Stier are making their Elbphilharmoni

  • 20 December

    : Benefizkonzert für die Ukraine

    After its acclaimed debut concert and a major tour, the Ukrainian exile orchestra Mriya returns to the Laeiszhalle together with a choir of refugee singers – a very special charity concert with first-class music.

  • 16 January / Laeiszhalle

    : Quatuor Arod

    It doesn't get more French than this: the award-winning Quatuor Arod as well as pianist Alexandre Tharaud come from France and have brought works from there with them. Dreamy Fauré meets a composed description by Debussy of the Paris World's Fair of 1889.

  • 20 January / Laeiszhalle

    : Teatime Classics

    With the New York-founded Isidore String Quartet, the popular »Teatime« series starts the new year. At the Laeiszhalle the young musicians present treasures by Bach and Mendelssohn as well as an exciting contemporary work.

  • 5 March / Laeiszhalle

    : Christian Sands

    Having learned from jazz ambassadors like Billy Taylor, the New York pianist is well on his way to becoming one himself. His music combines powerful swinging tempo with technical finesse. To be experienced in the company of his great trio.

  • 9 – 12 December

    : Klangzeit for everyone

    For everyone who wants to experience music in a casual setting: with its »Klangzeit« series, Ensemble Resonanz invites the audience to enjoy sounds in a laid-back atmosphere or to sing along with the whole family in the Elbphilharmonie and other venues.

  • 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.

  • For schools / from 9th grade

    : Elbphilharmonie Soundtracker

    Creative, flexible and unforgettable: the Elbphilharmonie Soundtracker brings a very special project to schools. On four dates, school pupils create their own work and learn all the basics about rhythm, improvisation and much more.

  • Concert stream for children

    : Sun, Moon and Strings

    Biscuit tins, rain jackets, paper boxes – there's music everywhere. With imagination and great joy, the musicians from Hamburg's Ensemble Resonanz invite us on a musical expedition. A concert stream for children from the age of 6.

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