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Riccardo Muti
Riccardo Muti
Quatuor Ebène
Quatuor Ebène © Julien Mignot
Iveta Apkalna
Iveta Apkalna © Nils Vilnis
Yo-Yo Ma
Yo-Yo Ma © Jason Bell
Brad Mehldau
Brad Mehldau © Michael Wilson
Einstürzende Neubauten
Einstürzende Neubauten © Bargeld Entertainment

Elbphilharmonie Opening

Three-Week Festival in Celebration

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Finally, the opening! The celebratory Elbphilharmonie Opening concerts that kick off this three-week festival are in the very capable hands of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, at home in the Elbphilharmonie Grand Hall as its new resident orchestra.

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Supported by the Klaus-Michael Kühne Stiftung

Concerts of the Festival

Festival Info

Filmstill: Elektrokohle - Von Wegen

19 Jan 2017 / 19:00 & 21:30

Elbphilharmonie+: »Elektrokohle – Von Wegen«

The time: 21 December 1989. The place: East Berlin, capital city of the GDR. Einstürzende Neubauten, the West Berlin band, gives its first concert in East Berlin around the time of reunification. Twenty years later, the film director Uli M Schueppel looks back on this extraordinary day in German pop music history.

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Music of Strangers

22 / 25 / 29 Jan 2017

The Music of Strangers

Music breaks cultural barriers. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma has made it his mission to turn this age-old piece of wisdom into reality with his Silk Road Ensemble. Morgan Neville’s remarkable film about this extraordinary can now be viewed as part of the Yo-Yo Ma residency in Hamburg and the Elbphilharmonie Opening Festival.

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Filmplakat »4 – Das Quatuor Ebène«

21 & 28 Jan / 5 Feb 2017

Quatour Ebène – 4 – The Film

Bolzano, Perugia, Florence and Siena: A tour to Italy forms the backdrop to a documentary about the French string quartet Quatuor Ebène. 4 is shown at the Abaton-Kino as part of the Elbphilharmonie Opening Festival.

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