Mediatheque Stories tagged #MusicFestival2021

Song of America: A Celebration of Black Music

A festival celebrating the music, poetry, and stories of Black composers, writers, and artists.

A Celebration of Black Music III

Accompanied by fellow American artists and by the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Thomas Hampson presents works written by Afro-American composers. Available until 6 June 2022.

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: Elbphilharmonie Talk: A Celebration of Black Music

The performers in the concert series »Song of America: A Celebration of Black Music« about a repertoire that is as fine as it is underrepresented – and a project with an impact.

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Video on demand from 28 May 2021 : Phantasmagoria

2021 festival: The meaning of nonsense! Patricia Kopatchinskaja presents a fast-paced film version of the key work of Dadaism by Kurt Schwitters.

A Celebration of Black Music II

2021 festival: »I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings« – this is the title of the second Elbphilharmonie concert given by Thomas Hampson and his guests. Available until 4 June 2022.

A Celebration of Black Music I

The first concert of the three-part series places Afro-American poet Langston Hughes in the spotlight with settings of his verse by European and American composers. Available until 2 June 2022.

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: Hamburg International Music Festival

From 6 May to 6 June 2021 the digital music festival offers a wide range of top concerts from the Elbphilharmonie.

Magellan’s Journey: The Last Ship

2021 festival: With its programme »The Last Ship«, the Portuguese ensemble Sete Lágrimas follows explorer Ferdinand Magellan as he becomes the first man to sail around the world.

Klaus Florian Vogt & Kent Nagano

The star tenor and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra perform songs from »Des Knaben Wunderhorn« and works by Franz Schubert. Availabke until 23.5.2023.

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Patricia Kopatchinskaja

The whirlwind violinist in conversation about her special Elbphilharmonie residency.

Twinkle Concert XXL: Himmelblau (Sky-Blue)

2021 festival: How does freedom work? A staged concert for young people aged 14+.

The Belcea Quartet plays Brahms II

The quartet joins forces with viola player Tabea Zimmermann and cellist Jean-Guihen Queyras to perform the Brahms string sextets. Available until 24 May 2022.

The Belcea Quartet plays Brahms I

The string quartet is joined by Amihai Grosz, solo viola in the Berlin Philharmonic, for a programme of Brahms’s chamber music. Available until 23 May 2022.

Alan Gilbert Conducts Dvořák & Mahler

2021 festival: Under the baton of its principal conductor, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra is joined on stage by guest soloists Gautier Capuçon and Anna Prohaska.

Veronika Eberle & Kent Nagano

2021 festival: The famous violinist and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra present the world premiere of a work by Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa together with Brahms’s Third Symphony.

Xilin Wang: Music by a Survivor

Unter the baton of Johannes Kalitzke, the Hamburg-based Ensemble Resonanz plays a symphony by the revolutionary freethinker in an atmospheric concert stream. Available until 10 May 2022.

Handel: Israel in Egypt

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

Shalamov Piano Duo
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Video on demand from 14 May 2021 : Shalamov Piano Duo

2021 festival: In a concert stream from the Elbphilharmonie, the award-winning duo presents the German premiere of a challenging new work by Sofia Gubaidulina.

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.