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: Concert documentary: »Saint François d’Assise«

Olivier Messiaen’s monumental opera »Saint François d’Assise« in the Grand Hall – a look back at one of the most spectacular projects in Elbphilharmonie history.

Schoenberg is beautiful

Why the Viennese composer’s music is not only revolutionary, but also worth listening to.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Pablo Barragán

For a very special »Elbphilharmonie Session«, the world-renowned clarinettist Pablo Barragán turns Hamburg’s St. Nikolai Memorial into a concert space.

Alan Gilbert conducts Beethoven and Schönberg
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Video on demand from 3 May 2024 : Alan Gilbert conducts Beethoven and Schönberg

Under the baton of its chief conductor, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra presents Schönberg’s »A Survivor from Warsaw« and Beethoven’s famous Ninth Symphony.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Julia Hagen

The young star cellist Julia Hagen fills the Elbphilharmonie car park with music by Sofia Gubaidulina

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: Rebecca Saunders – A Portrait

On a perpetual expedition into the unknown, with an unmistakeable signature – a portrait of one of the most successful composers of our time.

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.

A PORTRAIT OF SOFIA GUBAIDULINA

Freedom in her eyes: beyond the overwhelming music, in the best sense, of the Russian composer.

Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s »Die Soldaten«
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Video on demand from 25 Jan 2024 : Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s »Die Soldaten«

François-Xavier Roth and the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne present Zimmermann's opera »Die Soldaten« in a spectacular production by Calixto Bieito.

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: Elbphilharmonie Explains: The composer Luigi Nono

»You can’t escape his music« – The musicologist Prof. Friedrich Geiger on Luigi Nono and his fascinating, politically relevant music.

Luigi Nono – A Portrait

Paths are created by walking: about the Italian composer Luigi Nono

Jörg Widmann in Interview

Why Robert Schumann belongs to the here and now: an interview with the composer about his work »Schumannliebe«.

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

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

Opening Night 2023: Joshua Bell & Alan Gilbert

The NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra opens the season with works by Dutilleux and Stravinsky, and the premiere of a brand-new work. Concert stream from 01.09.2023 no longer available

Live-Talk »Visions«: Nahre Sol in conversation with Rebecca Saunders
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Video on demand from 3 Feb 2023 : Live-Talk »Visions«: Nahre Sol in conversation with Rebecca Saunders

As part of the new music festival »Elbphilharmonie Visions«, the young artist and Youtube icon talks to the British composer about composing in the 21st century.

Heard anew: Rebecca Saunders

5 questions for the composers featured in the »Elbphilharmonie Visions« New Music festival.

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: Concert film »Catamorphosis«

Fragile, hopeful sounds and powerful, brutal and destructive sounds: the enthralling work by Icelandic composer Anna Thorvaldsdóttir is impressively staged here.

Heard anew: Anna Thorvaldsdóttir

5 questions for the composers featured in the »Elbphilharmonie Visions« New Music festival.