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Laeiszhalle Hire

Laeiszhalle Hire Hamburg’s traditional concert venue offers halls and spaces suitable for concerts, gala events, receptions, conferences and meetings, or as a photo, film or video location.

Hire the Laeiszhalle

Hamburg’s more than 100-year-old, traditional concert venue offers exceptional spaces suitable not only for concerts but also for lectures, receptions, conferences, and as a photo, film or video location. Don’t hesitate to contact us!

Grand Hall

Music history is constantly being written in the Grand Hall by some of the world’s most famous artists, and has been ever since it opened in 1908. The neo-baroque concert hall offers excellent acoustics in an extraordinary environment for large symphonic concerts and diverse performances. A particular attraction is the hall’s unique glass ceiling.

Laeiszhalle Grand Hall

Technical Information

Recital Hall

The Recital Hall is one of Hamburg’s most resonant music halls and is suitable for instrumental and vocal concerts of small instrumentation. The small concert hall was refitted after the Second World War and belongs to a very small group of concert halls that have an authentically preserved 1950s design.

Technical Information

  • Capacity

    The Recital Hall, excluding the stage, measures 21 x 19 x 7.8 metres (l x b x h) and has a maximum capacity of 640 (fixed) seats, divided between the stalls and the balcony. In addition, there is space for four wheelchairs.

    Seating Plan Recital Hall Laeiszhalle (1.5 MB)
  • Stage and Rigging

    The stage measures 9 x 6 x 6.12 metres (l x b x height at front) and can accommodate a maximum of 30 musicians. The seating is flexible. The speaker’s podium, microphone and a small public address system, as well as a Steinway grand piano (C model), are available for hire.

    A goods lift (1,000 kg or 12 persons) is located at the Artists’ Entrance at ground level.

    The passenger lift is located at the Artists’ Entrance and leads up to the first floor next to the Hall Entrance (load capacity: 300 kg or 4 persons).

  • Backstage

    A dressing room with piano for a soloist, an artists’ room for four to six persons and an open area behind the stage are available.

Studio E

Studio E has a charming small stage with direct daylight and ascending stalls that are framed by balustrades. The excellent acoustics of the space are prized by soloists as well as by large orchestras, which use it for rehearsals. The space is also suitable for smaller events, chamber music, children’s and educational concerts.

Laeiszhalle Studio E

Technical Information

  • Capacity

    Studio E accommodates an audience of 150 guests with 3 spaces for wheelchairs. The room, excluding the stage, measures 12 x 14.8 x 4.8 metres (l x b x h) and the ascending tribune has a height of 4-4.8 m. The entrance is located through the Artists’ Entrance on Dammtorwall.

    There is no cloakroom available. Hooks located at the back of the hall can be used to hang up coats.

    Seating Plan Studio E (739.1 KB)
  • Stage and Rigging

    Studio E’s stage measures 8.5 x 5.5 x 4.27 metres (l x b x h) and can accommodate up to 30 musicians. A Steinway grand piano (B model) is additionally available for hire.

    Technical Information Studio E (58.6 KB)
  • Backstage

    Studio E has one dressing room with showers and lavatories.

Brahms Foyer

The beautiful and festive foyer space on the first floor wonderfully accommodates chamber music concerts, receptions, film and photography shoots. In addition, the Brahms Foyer is the gastronomic centre of the Laeiszhalle, where the audience meets to enjoy refreshments during the intermission, before and after concerts at the built-in bar. The neo-baroque hall adds a certain elegance to every event and owes its name to the marble sculpture of Johannes Brahms, which was created in 1909 by the Leipzig artist Max Klinger.

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Terms of Hire



Anja Böhler and Claudia Nethge
Elbphilharmonie und Laeiszhalle Betriebsgesellschaft mbH
Platz der Deutschen Einheit 4
20457 Hamburg

Booking enquiries are accepted by email at vermietung@elbphilharmonie.de.