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: Hamburg International Music Festival

From 6 May to 6 June 2021 the digital music festival offers a wide range of top concerts from the Elbphilharmonie.

Xilin Wang: Music by a Survivor
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Video on demand from 17 May 2021 : Xilin Wang: Music by a Survivor

2021 festival: Unter the baton of Johannes Kalitzke, the Hamburg-based Ensemble Resonanz plays a symphony by the revolutionary freethinker in an atmospheric concert stream.

Live stream in 1 day on 19 May 2021 at 20:00 : Veronika Eberle & Kent Nagano

2021 festival: The famous violinist and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra present the world premiere of a work by Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa together with Brahms’s Third Symphony.

Handel: Israel in Egypt
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Video on demand from 16 May 2021 : Handel: Israel in Egypt

2021 festival: Thomas Hengelbrock and his Balthasar Neumann ensembles perform Handel’s mighty oratorio.

Shalamov Piano Duo
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Video on demand from 14 May 2021 : Shalamov Piano Duo

2021 festival: In a concert stream from the Elbphilharmonie, the award-winning duo presents the German premiere of a challenging new work by Sofia Gubaidulina.

Iveta Apkalna & Ensemble Resonanz
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Video on demand from 10 May 2021 : Iveta Apkalna & Ensemble Resonanz

2021 festival: The titular organist plays works by Poulenc and Bach; on the rostrum: early music expert Riccardo Minasi.

Elbphilharmonie Kopfhörer #08 – Language and Music

The Elbphilharmonie podcast for young people aged 8 and upwards.

Paavo Järvi & NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra
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Video on demand from 8 May 2021 : Paavo Järvi & NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra

2021 festival: The Estonian star conductor and the orchestra present Tchaikovsky’s highly Romantic string serenade together with the rarely-heard Second Symphony by Carl Nielsen.

Digital Music Festival: Opening Concert
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Video on demand from 6 May 2021 : Digital Music Festival: Opening Concert

2021 festival: The Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra and Kent Nagano with Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and a William Blank premiere performed by a top line-up kick off this year’s festival.

Das Hechtyphon

Das instrumentale Musikfest-Maskottchen und sein Erfinder im Porträt.

Interview with William Blank

2021 festival: Beethoven and flower petals – the Swiss composer on his premiere at the Hamburg International Music Festival 2021.

The World of Instruments digital

It's not difficult to make music – we show you how! (German only)

Live stream in 2 days on 20 May 2021 at 19:30 : Symphoniker Hamburg: Odes to Napoleon

2021 festival: The Laeiszhalle’s resident orchestra live from the Grand Hall with a programme of music by Beethoven and Schoenberg.

Live stream in 4 days on 22 May 2021 at 20:00 : Alan Gilbert Conducts Dvořák & Mahler

2021 festival: Under the baton of its principal conductor, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra is joined on stage by guest soloists Gautier Capuçon and Anna Prohaska.

Decoder Ensemble
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Video on demand from 23 Apr 2021 : Decoder Ensemble

Innovative and unpredictable: the Hamburg contemporary music ensemble celebrates its 10th anniversary with a world premiere.

Live stream in 5 days on 23 May 2021 at 20:00 : The Belcea Quartet plays Brahms I

2021 festival: The string quartet is joined by Amihai Grosz, solo viola in the Berlin Philharmonic, for a programme of Brahms’s chamber music.

Live stream in 6 days on 24 May 2021 at 20:00 : The Belcea Quartet plays Brahms II

2021 festival: The quartet joins forces with viola player Tabea Zimmermann and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras to perform the Brahms string sextets.

Live stream in 9 days on 27 May 2021 at 19:00 : Twinkle Concert XXL: Himmelblau (Sky-Blue)

2021 festival: How does freedom work? A staged concert for young people aged 14+.

Piotr Anderszewski plays Bach
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Video on demand from 16 Apr 2021 : Piotr Anderszewski plays Bach

The Polish pianist presents his own personal selection from the »Well-Tempered Clavier«.

Live stream in 10 days on 28 May 2021 at 20:00 : Phantasmagoria

2021 festival: The meaning of nonsense! Patricia Kopatchinskaja presents a fast-paced film version of the key work of Dadaism by Kurt Schwitters.