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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.

War and peace in music

How does music speak about war? And what does peace sound like? An essay.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Julia Hagen

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

Irreversible Entanglements im Portrait

Das Kollektiv um die Poetin und Aktivistin Moor Mother ist die wohl politischste Band im zeitgenössischen Jazz.

Music as trauma medicine

What can musical monuments achieve that physical ones can’t? An essay by the American composer John Adams.

A PORTRAIT OF SOFIA GUBAIDULINA

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

The Band ADG7 – a portrait

»You guys are crazy« - about the successful K-folk band ADG7

Live stream in 18 days on 3 May 2024 at 20:00 : Alan Gilbert conducts Beethoven and Schoenberg

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

Elbphilharmonie Talk with Sir András Schiff

On the road with a mahogany grand piano: the legendary pianist talks about the virtues of old instruments, fostering young talent, and his great love of Florence.

Interview with Jakub Hrůša

The Brno-born conductor talks about his Czech heritage, the inexplicable Bohemian sound and the art of letting go.

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.