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In Search of the Perfect Acoustics

The Aris Quartet takes a musical stroll through the Elbphilharmonie. A film documentary by Marcus Richardt.

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.

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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.

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.

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

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

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.

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.

Looking for What You Don't Know

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

Reflektor Manfred Eicher: The Artists

The legendary head of ECM records brings hand-picked artists to the Elbphilharmonie.

Trio Joubran: A Trio Playing on Wood

Three Palestinian brothers add a new chapter to the history of Arab music.

Closely synchronised

A night spent with the Elbphilharmonie technicians.

Chor zur Welt

A choir featuring singers from over 15 countries.