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Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Thomas Ospital

»Wir erfinden uns immer wieder neu« – der Organist Thomas Ospital über die Besonderheiten seines Instrumentes und über die Kunst des Zuhörens.

»Die Natur strotzt nur so vor Melodien!«

Artists talk about inspiring experiences of nature and the places in nature that give them strength.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja: Les Adieux

How much time have we got left on Earth? The vivacious violinist talks about her latest project.

Seven shades of Sibelius with Klaus Mäkelä

»Then the music flows automatically« – the Finnish star conductor talks about his Sibelius cycle and what he loves so much about this music.

Revolt in the silence: An interview with Mark Andre

The composer Mark Andre talks about disappearing music, spatial sound and his evening-long work »rwh 1-4«.

»John Zorn turned my world upside down«

The musicians who appear at the »Reflektor John Zorn« talk about their collaboration with this exceptional artist and their love for his music.

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.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Lucie Horsch

As a person and a musician – the recorder player Lucie Horsch on creativity and developing an individual voice.

»John Zorn always has a very clear vision«

Spotlight on John Zorn and his music: an interview with the Hamburg-based Zorn expert Axel Zielke.

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: »And then something magical happens«

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

»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.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Sarathy Korwar

Improvisation and immigration – the London percussionist on cultural identity and dissolving boundaries in music.

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?

»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.

5 questions for Thomas Burhorn

The co-founder of the band Meute talks about the challenge of playing techno on wind instruments, about guerilla street gigs and the different between classical and electronic music.

»I AM COMMITTED TO WHAT I DO«

Bass-baritone Florian Boesch talks about the advantage of having an accent and the natural element in an artificial genre.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Dino Brandão

Music and the art of living – the Swiss singer on his path to music and on what really matters in life.

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.

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: Love Letters from London

Anoushka Shankar talks about her »Reflektor« weekend, the London scene and Ravi Shankar's legacy.

5 Questions to Anoushka Shankar

The sitar virtuoso about her European-Indian homeland and cross-border music.