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NDR Choir / Philipp Ahmann
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Video on demand from 6 Apr 2021 : NDR Choir / Philipp Ahmann

The NDR Choir under its former chief conductor Philipp Ahmann opens the Stravinsky Festival with a concert marking the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death.

Tempus Fugit
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Video on demand from 6 Mar 2021 : Tempus Fugit

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert perform music by two exciting contemporary composers: Magnus Lindberg from Finnland and Olga Neuwirth from Austria.

Alan Gilbert: »We really mean it seriously«

The conductor Alan Gilbert about his love for contemporary music.

Not So New at All Any More

Contemporary classical music: a short history of the sound of the 20th century

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Magnus Lindberg

The Finnish composer on isolation, freedom and the perils of being a composer.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Szymanowski Quartet / Lifits

Mieczysław Weinberg’s Piano Quintet Op. 18 from the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall

Iannis Xenakis: Architect of Sound

Resounding walls and audible spaces: in the work of Iannis Xenakis, music and architecture merge.

György Ligeti: A Love of Games

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

Lisa Streich: What she wants to hear

The swedish composer has shimmering, crystalline sounds in mind for the Elbphilharmonie. Thanks to a composition prize, she now has the chance to realise her ideas.

Keyword »visions« – the playlist

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

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: Video-Portrait: Thomas Adès

Zeitgenössische klassische Musik, die Menschen erreicht – die gibt es! Ein Portrait über den britischen Komponisten Thomas Adès.

The Patricia Kopatchinskaja phenomenon

The violinist is the Elbphilharmonie's Artist in Portrait in the 2020/21 season.

Alexander Arai-Swale plays »Fury«

A young musician, a double bass, a warehouse and music that is about – everything.

Thomas Adès: All-rounder with depth

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

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

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

Arvo Pärt in Portrait

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

Elbphilharmonie Sessions: William Youn
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Video on demand from 24 Apr 2020 : Elbphilharmonie Sessions: William Youn

The South Korean pianist plays Philipp Maintz’s »Étude No. 3«.

CD recordings from the Elbphilharmonie

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