Mediatheque Stories tagged #5YearsofElbphilharmonie

Tube Talks

A ride on Europe’s longest escalator takes two and a half minutes – more than enough time to ask a few soul-searching questions.

»Wow, so that's how it can sound!«

Composer-conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen about the »Multiversum« in the Elbphilharmonie, swarm intelligence in orchestras and the difficulties of the classical repertoire.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Meute

The Hamburg »techno marching band« plays a hot set on the roof of the Elbphilharmonie.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Jason Moran

The jazz pianist performs three of his own compositions in the foyer of the Grand Hall.

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: Open Day at the Elbphilharmonie

On 18/19 June 2022, the Elbphilharmonie opened its doors to the public. Some 17,000 people came to explore the foyers, the concert halls and the backstage areas. A look back at the event.

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: DRIFT »Breaking Waves«

Hundreds of illuminated drones bathed the Elbphilharmonie into a wave of light. Watch the Video of the spectacular art performance now.

Anniversary Concert: 5 Years of Elbphilharmonie
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Video on demand from 11 Jan 2022 : Anniversary Concert: 5 Years of Elbphilharmonie

Happy Birthday, Elbphilharmonie! – The 5th-anniversary concert live from the Grand Hall.

Studio Drift: Amazement at the natural world

The works of the artist duo invite us to immerse ourselves in the wondrous world of nature.

Drift: Spectacular light installations in Hamburg

To mark the Elbphilharmonie’s fifth anniversary, the Dutch designer duo brings breathtaking light sculptures to the city on the Elbe.

5 years of the Elbphilharmonie: The gala week

Orchestras, artists and music lovers from all over the world congratulated the Hamburg concert hall on its fifth anniversary: a look back at a magnificent gala week.

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: 5 Years of Elbphilharmonie

The Elbphilharmonie celebrates its birthday – time to look back.

Happy Birthday, Elbphilharmonie!

What would a birthday be without a little serenade? Many artists have sent the Elbphilharmonie 5th-anniversary congratulations.

A place for everyone

The Elbphilharmonie wants to be more than just a world-class concert hall – above all, it wants to be a place for everyone. How does that work in practice?

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Kirill Gerstein

The pianist talks about his relationship with the composer Thomas Adès and about the latter's Second Piano Concerto.

»It’s not only about acoustics – not in any concert hall in the world.«

Elbphilharmonie director Christoph Lieben-Seutter talks about the first five years, the effects of the Corona pandemic and his favourite place in the building.

Stories and Secrets of the Elbphilharmonie

Joachim Mischke's new book takes a look at the Elbphilharmonie's backstage area. One chapter gives us a foretaste: the artists' dressing rooms - »the most sensitive cells in the entire building«.

Useless knowledge from the Elbphilharmonie

10 facts to show off with: things you don't need to know, but you make a note of them anyway.

Virtual Tours

The architecture of the Elbphilharmonie and the Laeiszhalle in short videos – entertainingly explained by our Elbphilharmonie guides.