: Elbphilharmonie Summer
Whether classical music, jazz or silent film with live music: in the second half of August, the »Elbphilharmonie Summer« brings a good-humoured and top-class summer festival to the Great Hall. Tickets for the ten concerts are available now.
: Happy Birthday, Ligeti!
Experimental, aesthetic, pioneering: György Ligeti was one of the great composers of the past decades. In 2023 he would have celebrated his 100th birthday - a wonderful reason for the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra to honour him with a concert.
: Choir and piano
Franz Liszt's »Via Crucis« for choir and piano traces the fourteen stations of Jesus' Way of the Cross. The NDR Vokalensemble and pianist Leif Ove Andsnes present this simple yet expressive work as a quiet preparation for Easter.
: Musical mosaic
Both love to break conventions: Violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja and soprano Anna Prohaska deal with Our Lady in their latest project - and play music from the Middle Ages to today with the Ensemble Resonanz.
: The comeback of Shakti
A unique fusion between East and West: When jazz rock star John McLaughlin founded the band Shakti with top Indian musicians 50 years ago, it was a sensation. Now McLaughlin and his old companion Zakir Hussain are starting a comeback.
: Afro-Brazilian dream duo
Hamilton de Holanda is the undisputed master of the Brazilian mandolin tradition, Nduduzo Makhathini the figurehead of contemporary South African jazz. At »Focus Mandolin« they can be experienced together in the Recital Hall.
: Chanson Singer
Her big spring tour through France is hopelessly sold out. With her tender, poetic chansons, the 26-year-old Pomme has caused quite a hype among our neighbours. Now she is coming to the Elbphilharmonie - and there are still tickets available.
: Song of Songs
Ten voices, crystal-clear sound: the legendary British Tallis Scholars are one of the best ensembles for a cappella music of the Renaissance. In keeping with the Musikfest motto »Love«, they sing compositions related to King Solomon’s »Song of Songs«.
23 April / Laeiszhalle
: Schumann Quartet
The three brothers Mark, Erik and Ken Schumann not only have the same surname as the composer Robert Schumann – they also love to play his music. In the Laeiszhalle, they join forces with master pianist Anna Vinnitskaya.
15 April / Laeiszhalle
: »Teatime Classics«
Afternoon music with coffee and cake: For the next »Teatime Classics« concert, violinist Javier Comesaña is coming to Hamburg. In his program, the young Spaniard combines varied works – from Prokofjew to Brahms.
: Early Music
Well-known period-performance ensemble and top soloists breathe new life into Early Music in Hamburg – among them stars like Jakub Jozéf Orlínski and Jordi Savall. And Raphaël Pichon explores Bach's origins with his outstanding ensemble Pygmalion.
2 May / Laeiszhalle
: The King’s Singers
With their fabulous voices, varied programmes from Bach to the Beatles and their irresistible British charm, they have been fascinating audiences on church and concert stages worldwide for decades. Now they are back in the Laeiszhalle.
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: For the whole family
From 0 to 99: there is something for everyone at our workshops and entertaining concerts aimed at different age groups – not only at the Elbphilharmonie, but also in Hamburg’s city districts.
Concert stream for children
: Journey to a new world
When war breaks out in Antonia’s homeland, she must say goodbye to her best friend and emigrate: to the rail station, through wild Atlantic storms and to the land of freedom. A magical concert film without words, featuring music by Vivaldi and Dvořák.
: Really good music for children
Children's songs that are so cool that parents secretly listen to them: six tips from the Elbphilharmonie team.
: Party in the Grand Hall
The Orchester im Treppenhaus, »one of Europe’s most dazzling ensembles«, is famous for its captivating performances and can often be seen at major festivals. In the show »Disco«, it now presents an analogue set blending electro, dub and ambient.
From the Mediatheque : Videos, Podcasts, Articles
: Rückblick auf Angélique Kidjo’s »Reflektor«-Festival
Das war ein Fest! 4 Tage lang war die Elbphilharmonie durchdrungen von der vibrierenden Athmosphäre der mitreißende Sängerin und einigen der spannendsten Stimmen Afrikas. #Backstage #World
A portrait of Alexandre Kantorow
»Liszt reborn« – a young pianist from Paris takes the piano world by storm. #FastLane #Portrait
Going up with the artists of the »FAST LANE« series. #FastLane #Interview
Live stream in 8 days on 5 Apr 2023 at 20:00 : Bachs Matthäus-Passion
Der Klassiker zu Ostern, gespielt von gleich zwei Spitzenensembles: Dem Freiburger Barockorchester und Vox Luminis. #EarlyMusic #LiveStream
The Queen's Wisdom
Angélique Kidjo is putting on a four-day »Reflektor« festival in the Elbphilharmonie – and shows why she is justly seen as the new »Mama Africa«. #Portrait #World
: Concert film »Catamorphosis«
Fragile, hopeful sounds and powerful, brutal and destructive sounds: the enthralling work by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdóttir is impressively staged here. #Architecture #ContemporaryMusic #Visions