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Not So New at All Any More

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

Elbphilharmonie Explains: The Recorder

Recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger explains his instrument.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The Kora

An instrument between kings and calabashes: virtuoso Seckou Keita explains the kora.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The Elbphilharmonie organ

The majestic instrument at the heart of the Grand Hall is explained in short videos.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The bayan

Russian musician Aydar Gaynullin presents his instrument.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The mandolin

Virtuoso Avi Avital presents his instrument.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The theorbo

How the oversized lute came to dominate Renaissance stages.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The Instruments of the Silk Road

Short videos and descriptions of the kanun, the nay and the kemençe.

Elbphilharmonie Explains: the Cornett

The Quintessence of a Flute, a Trumpet and a Human Being: the Cornett.

Elbphilharmonie Explains: Countertenor

Countertenors can sing beautifully in a high register. What is their secret?

Everything Can Be Heard Here

At the Elbphilharmonie you can hear every note – even in the highest seats – but also other sounds.

Black Market Tickets

Elbphilharmonie tickets are consistently being offered at exorbitant prices on the internet. Key questions and answers on the black market.

Mediathek: What's going on here?

Streams, children's programme, virtual tours: A guide to the Elbphilharmonie's digital programme.