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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.

CD recordings from the Elbphilharmonie

These are the albums recorded in the Elbphilharmonie Grand Hall so far.

Unusual Stories from the Laeiszhalle

Ten of the most entertaining stories about Hamburg's venerable concert hall.

The Elbphilharmonie organ: An instrument that breathes

About the marvel of sound and technology at the heart of the Grand Hall.

Unsuk Chin: Graphic Dreams

Wit and truth, playfulness and sensuousness rub shoulders in Unsuk Chin’s music.

Music for Organ: Top 7

Strange, sacred, intoxicating: These pieces wrote organ history.


What preoccupies musicians before a performance? About lucky charms, rituals and other habits.

Keyword »believe« – the playlist

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

The Silk Road

Discover the cultures along one of the world’s oldest trade routes

György Ligeti: A Love of Games

The hungarian composer pulled off a rare feat in his music.

In Buddha’s Footsteps

How Buddhist teaching made its mark on the Silk Road.

The Music of Mongolia

New narratives from the steppes: The ensembles Egschiglen and Khusugtun.

Keyword »Orient« – The Playlist

Our playlist for »The Orient« from the music lexicon of the Elbphilharmonie.

The musical worlds of Afghanistan

Lost gems rediscovered: The Afghan ensemble Safar.