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Around the World

A trip to the world's fascinating musical styles.

The Architecture of Sound

The unique architecture of the Elbphilharmonie – viewed from twelve angles.

Worth Reading!

7 books tips from the Elbphilharmonie team.


Mad about pipes! The world of the organ in 12 steps.

Die ganze Welt in Musik

Wie Kulturen zueinanderfinden: eine kleine Geschichte der Weltmusik.

At second glance

At a second glance we often see more – the Elbphilharmonie in double exposures. A series of pictures taken by Kai-Uwe Gundlach.

Useless knowledge from the Elbphilharmonie

10 facts to show off with: things you don't need to know, but you make a note of them anyway.

Listening tip: Mehldau's snapshot

Like so many people, jazz pianist Brad Mehldau was stuck at home in the spring, which inspired him to write the »Suite: April 2020« – music about a special month.

Anoushka Shankar: A Citizen of the World with Roots

How the sitar player found her way between India and the pulsating cities of Europe.

Thomas Adès: All-rounder with depth

The English composer wants to »speak directly to the audience«. And he pulls it off.

The Family Orchestra – an extended Musical Family

In this orchestra, musicians of all generations come together.

5 Questions to Anoushka Shankar

The sitar virtuoso about her European-Indian homeland and cross-border music.

Elbphilharmonie Concert Cinema 2020

Enjoy concerts broadcast live on the Elbphilharmonie forecourt from 15 August to 1 September.

Keyword »live« – the playlist

The playlist for the topic »live« – from the Elbphilharmonie music lexicon.

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

Late fame through polished and radically reduced music: About the composer György Kurtág.

Welcome back to the Laeiszhalle!

The neo-baroque concert hall invites visitors to great moments in music again – with Mozart, Beethoven and Vivaldi.

The Art of Alteration

Beethoven's 33 »Diabelli Variations« and the new reading by Hans Zender.

The Stream Team

The Elbphilharmonie is regularly transformed into a digital concert hall. Meet the team!

Handel's Secret

Even in his own lifetime, Handel was feted like a pop star. What was the composer's secret?

Arvo Pärt in Portrait

The composer was the focus of the »Lux aeterna« festival opening.