Mediatheque Stories tagged #singing

Oper konzertant

Die Elbphilharmonie ist zwar kein Opernhaus – erstklassiges Musiktheater gibt es aber auch hier zu erleben. Ob in rein konzertanter Form oder als spannendes Hybridmodell.

Magdalena Kožena – A portrait

From Baroque to Cole Porter, in breeches parts or as a bloodthirsty avenging goddess: the Czech mezzosoprano is a truly versatile artist.

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Video on demand from 26 Mar 2022 : Aynur

She is the icon of Kurdish music: Aynur sings songs about identity, love and loss in the Elbphilharmonie.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Sara Correia

»Sharing the soul of my people« – the Portuguese singer Sara Correia on fado, her roots and why performing in Hamburg is like a home game.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Hamilton de Holanda & Nduduzo Makhathini

They have an infectious vibe: Hamilton de Holanda & Nduduzo Makhathini in one of the Recital Hall's soloists' dressing rooms.

Die schöne Müllerin
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Video on demand from 31 May 2023 : Die schöne Müllerin

Played, sung and staged by Musicbanda Franui, Florian Boesch and Nikolaus Habjan.

»Lieder that Thrill Me«

Baritone Matthias Goerne sings a selection of Brahms lieder at the Elbphilharmonie.

Franziskan mystery play

Kent Nagano talks about »Saint François d’Assise«, the one-of-a-kind opera written by his teacher and friend Olivier Messiaen.

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: »And then something magical happens«

An encounter with Lea Desandre, Thomas Dunford and his fantastic early music ensemble Jupiter.

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: A look back at Angélique Kidjo’s »Reflektor« festival

What a party! For four days, this thrilling singer and several of Africa's most exciting voices filled the Elbphilharmonie with a vibrant atmosphere.

The Tallis Scholars
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Video on demand from 15 May 2023 : The Tallis Scholars

The legendary British vocal ensemble in a live stream from the Grand Hall.

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: Interview with Julia Bullock

»Darkness can be fascinating« - the American singer talks about Olivier Messiaen's song cycle »Harawi«, her moment of sudden musical insight, and the change in her voice.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Olga Peretyatko

A very personal programme: the acclaimed singer Olga Peretyatko sings lullabies.

Bach's St Matthew Passion
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Video on demand from 5 Apr 2023 : Bach's St Matthew Passion

The Easter-time classic, performed by two top ensembles: the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and Vox Luminis.

Franz Schubert and Love

About the Romantic composer and his works, whose melodic beauty fascinates us to this day.

Angélique Kidjo’s African Women All-Stars
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Video on demand from 12 Mar 2023 : Angélique Kidjo’s African Women All-Stars

For the culmination of her »Reflektor« festival, Africa's most prominent female singer assembles several of her best colleagues on the Elbphilharmonie stage.

»I must be free«

Barbara Hannigan on her double role as singer and conductor, her quest for fluency, and the authenticity of her three cats.

The Queen's Wisdom

Angélique Kidjo is putting on a four-day »Reflektor« festival in the Elbphilharmonie – and shows why she is justly seen as the new »Mama Africa«.

»The entire world in one voice«

French pianist Alexandre Tharaud talks about working together with Angélique Kidjo and about their shared passion for chansons.

Mozart: Requiem
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Video on demand from 6 Mar 2023 : Mozart: Requiem

Conductor Manfred Honeck presents the Mozart Requiem, supplemented by texts and additional music. With the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and actor Matthias Brandt as narrator.