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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.

Bach: The Ways of a Dynasty

The Bach family stepped into the limelight a long time before Johann Sebastian was born.

Leila Schayegh: Every note counts

The Baroque violinist immerses herself in the past – with a very modern idea.

Interview with the conductor Raphaël Pichon

»Bach’s music speaks to us as to a friend«. Who was Bach? What inspired him? A conversation with the French conductor.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Voces Suaves

The Swiss vocal ensemble sings Claudio Monteverdi’s madrigal »O come è gran martire« on the attic of the Hamburg Laeiszhalle.

Handel: Water Music & Fireworks music
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Video on demand from 19 Aug 2022 : Handel: Water Music & Fireworks music

The Finnish Baroque Orchestra combines Handel's festive suites with traditional Finnish works.

5 questions to Christina Pluhar

The Austrian lutenist talks about her fascination with Early Music and how she manages to make it sound thoroughly modern.

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: Ensemble Resonanz: Christmas Oratorio

The ensemble in residence of the Elbphilharmonie performs an urban chamber music version of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio.

A wealth of experience

Musician Jordi Savall overcomes cultural barriers in his art, and several centuries as well.

Bach: B minor Mass
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Video on demand from 20 Dec 2020 : Bach: B minor Mass

The Balthasar Neumann Choir and Ensemble play Bach’s monumental work.

75 years of the NDR Vokalensemble
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Video on demand from 9 Sep 2021 : 75 years of the NDR Vokalensemble

The NDR Vokalensemble celebrates its 75th anniversary with works by Whitacre, Mäntyjärvi and Monteverdi – and in a completely new line-up.

Handel: Israel in Egypt

2021 festival: Thomas Hengelbrock and his Balthasar Neumann ensembles perform Handel’s mighty oratorio. Available until 16. May 2022.

Iveta Apkalna & Ensemble Resonanz

2021 festival: The titular organist plays works by Poulenc and Bach; on the rostrum: early music expert Riccardo Minasi. Available until 10 May 2022.

Bach: St Matthew Passion

The French Baroque ensemble Pygmalion plays Bach’s sacred masterpiece – a concert stream from Provence. Available until 1.7.2021.

Ensemble Resonanz: Concertos and Caprices

An Italian programme in the Recital Hall: a concert stream with Riccardo Minasi and violin virtuoso Ilya Gringolts.

The Harpsichord

Everything you need to know about this venerable instrument – and about a beautiful one from Hamburg

Elbphilharmonie Explains: The Recorder

Recorder virtuoso Maurice Steger explains his instrument.

Elbphilharmonie explains: The theorbo

How the oversized lute came to dominate Renaissance stages.

Elbphilharmonie Explains: the Cornett

The Quintessence of a Flute, a Trumpet and a Human Being: the Cornett.