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Live stream in 4 Days on 6 Mar 2021 at 20:30 : NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester / Alan Gilbert

Zwei aufregende Komponisten der Moderne haben das Orchester und sein Chefdirigent aufs Programm gesetzt: den Finnen Magnus Lindberg und die Österreicherin Olga Neuwirth.

Not so new at all any more

New Music: A short history of the sound of the 20th century

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.

Unsuk Chin: Graphic Dreams

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

György Ligeti: A Love of Games

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

Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Szymanowski Quartet / Lifits
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Video on demand from 27 Mar 2020 : Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Szymanowski Quartet / Lifits

Mieczysław Weinberg's Piano Quintet op. 18 from the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall.

Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Kim Kashkashian
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Video on demand from 14 Feb 2020 : Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Kim Kashkashian

Kim Kashkashian performs »In Memoriam Blum Tamás« by György Kurtág.

Alan Gilbert and Frank Peter Zimmermann
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Video on demand from 2 Mar 2020 : Alan Gilbert and Frank Peter Zimmermann

The New Viennese School with Anton Webern and Alban Berg meets its great predecessor, Johannes Brahms. Available until 2 March 2021.

Looking for What You Don't Know

Manfred Eicher has changed the world of music with his ECM label.