Mediatheque Stories tagged #ContemporaryMusic

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

Music Festival 2021: 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.

Interview with William Blank

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

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 9 days on 17 May 2021 at 20:00 : Xilin Wang: Musik eines Überlebenden

Musikfest 2021: In einem stimmungsvollen Konzertstream spielt das Hamburger Ensemble Resonanz unter der Leitung von Johannes Kalitzke eine Sinfonie des revolutionären Freigeistes aus China.

Live stream in 11 days on 19 May 2021 at 20:00 : Veronika Eberle & Kent Nagano

Musikfest 2021: Die berühmte Geigerin und das Philharmonische Staatsorchester Hamburg präsentieren eine Uraufführung des japanischen Komponisten Toshio Hosokawa und Brahms’ Dritte Sinfonie.

NDR Choir / Philipp Ahmann

The NDR Choir under its former chief conductor Philipp Ahmann opens the Stravinsky Festival with a concert marking the 50th anniversary of the composer’s death.

Tempus Fugit
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Video on demand from 6 Mar 2021 : Tempus Fugit

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and Alan Gilbert perform music by two exciting contemporary composers: Magnus Lindberg from Finnland and Olga Neuwirth from Austria.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Szymanowski Quartet / Lifits

Mieczysław Weinberg’s Piano Quintet Op. 18 from the Laeiszhalle Recital Hall

Live stream in 20 days on 28 May 2021 at 20:00 : Schwitters: Ursonate

Musikfest 2021: Der Sinn des Unsinns! Patricia Kopatchinskaja gießt Kurt Schwitters’ Schlüsselwerk des Dadaismus in eine rasante Filmfassung.

Not So New at All Any More

Contemporary classical music: a short history of the sound of the 20th century

Alan Gilbert: »We really mean it seriously«

The conductor Alan Gilbert about his love for contemporary music.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Magnus Lindberg

The Finnish composer on isolation, freedom and the perils of being a composer.

Iannis Xenakis: Architect of Sound

Resounding walls and audible spaces: in the work of Iannis Xenakis, music and architecture merge.

György Ligeti: A Love of Games

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

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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.

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

Our playlist inspired by »visions«. From the Elbphilharmonie’s music lexicon.

The Patricia Kopatchinskaja phenomenon

The violinist is the Elbphilharmonie's Artist in Portrait in the 2020/21 season.