• 5 October / Laeiszhalle

    : Currentzis’ Utopia

    Audience favourite Teodor Currentzis has founded a new orchestra: »Utopia«. The musicians come from all over the world and will also perform in the Laeiszhalle on their inaugural tour. On the programme: impressive ballet music by Stravinksky.

  • 2/4 October

    : Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra

    After the opera opening two weeks ago, the Philharmonic and its principal conductor Kent Nagano are now opening their concert season. On the programme: Gustav Mahler's massive Sixth Symphony, which he himself called his »Tragic«.

  • 10 October

    : Drum roll, please

    The new series FAST LANE gets underway with the multi-percussionist Vivi Vassileva, who has long been spoken of as a successor to percussion star Martin Grubinger. In the Recital Hall, she presents a diverse duo concert with guitar.

  • 4 October

    : Romanticism and Modernism in harmony

    Be it Dvořák and de Falla or Enescu and Henze – skilfully juxtaposing composers of different styles is the speciality of the Boulanger Trio. In this concert they combine a work by Robert Schumann with a Wolfgang Rihm piece that borrows from it.

  • 5 October

    : TEll A ViSiON

    The future of music lies in the hands of young artists like Fee Kürten. Under the name TEll A ViSiON, she mixes elements of krautrock, pop and electro. The resulting avant-garde sound can be heard live in the series »Made in Hamburg«.

  • From 4 October

    : Schwerpunkt Wolfgang Rihm

    He is the most frequently performed contemporary German composer: Wolfgang Rihm. Back in March he is celebrated his 70th birthday – a fitting occasion for world-class ensembles like the Ensemble Modern to perform a selection of his works.

  • 11 October

    : Organ power

    After being postponed twice due to the pandemic, this concert is now finally going ahead. With an impressive programme, Wayne Marshall harnesses the full force of the Grand Hall organ’s 4765 pipes.

  • Focus Mandolin

    : Wallflower? – No way!

    The mandolin is often underestimated: the fact is, it can play everything from Baroque to bluegrass. In this concert four exceptional interpreters play the Instrument of the Year 2023, Chris Thile and Avi Avital among them.

  • 17 October

    : Intercultural understanding through music

    Is it possible to bring together 360 groups of different cultures through music? Composer Franki Raden decided »Yes!« and formed the National Indonesian Orchestra. The orchestra’s chamber ensemble now demonstrates its success in the Elbphilharmonie.

  • Fokus Afrofuturism

    : Back to the future

    The future: technology, science fiction and... freedom. From August, jazz greats such as Ravi Coltrane, Theo Croker and the legendary Sun Ra Arkestra explore the future from the »Afrofuturism« perspective. With music ranging from meditative to danceable.

  • 26 October

    : Theo Croker

    Süddeutsche Zeitung calls him »a gentle innovator, a spiritualist and a fairy-tale prince«: Theo Croker reflects on his African heritage and his identity as a black man through fresh music that straddles jazz, hip-hop and electronica.

  • 9 October / Laeiszhalle

    : Symphoniker Hamburg

    Music with the power to captivate: The Hamburg Symphony Orchestra performs the rapturous »Four Last Songs« by Richard Strauss and the intimate »Symphony No. 21« by the Jewish composer Mieczysław Weinberg.

  • 16 October / Laeiszhalle

    : Polens Schätze

    Vergessene Musik wieder zum Klingen zu bringen, dies hat sich das Polnische Streichquartett Berlin zur Aufgabe gemacht. Nun öffnet es seine Schatztruhe und beleuchtet die polnische Musik des 20. Jahrhunderts in all ihrer Vielfalt.

  • 2022/23 Season

    : Chamber Music at the Laeiszhalle

    Concerts with some of the top soloists of our time: stars like Midori, Antoine Tamestit, Martin Fröst and Anna Vinnitskaya perform masterpieces of chamber music in the intimate setting of the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall.

  • From 19 October

    : Jazz Piano

    Top-quality jazz in an intimate setting: »Jazz Piano» brings the greatest jazz pianists of our time to the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall – some solo, like Yaron Herman and Django Bates, others with their ensembles, like the up-and-coming star Gerald Clayton.

  • Holiday programme from 10 years

    : Boom, clap!

    Find your rhythm: together with professional musicians, you will get to the bottom of all kinds of beats at the holiday workshop »BeatObsession« - at the Elbphilharmonie and many of Hamburg's district cultural centres.

  • 14 October

    : Who can hear the difference?

    Clear, dull, metallic or velvety: pianos can sound very different. At this convivial piano testing session, world-class pianist William Youn explores the subtle nuances of two grand pianos with the audience – complete with musical tasters.

  • The Elbphilharmonie sings

    : Sing with us!

    Visit the Elbphilharmonie with your choir! For one whole weekend in July, amateur choirs from northern Germany will be gathering here. There will be fascinating workshops, fantastic teachers, a grand closing concert – and unlimited opportunities to sing.

  • 8 January

    : Children’s concert in the Grand Hall

    What do you do when you’re all alone? In this children’s concert, five friends get together again after a long time. A warm-hearted adventure without words – and with sounds from classical and Balkan to pop. For children aged 6+ – now in the Grand Hall!

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