Mediatheque Stories tagged #Portrait

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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.

Luigi Nono – A Portrait

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

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: André Heller on his »Reflektor« festival

»I want to share what I love with others«: the outstanding Austrian artist is curating a week of amazement at the Elbphilharmonie.

A portrait of Béla Bartók

Amiable yet conflicted: Béla Bartók’s life and work


Beloved man-eater – the legendary jazz singer brings a dark jazz opera to the stage.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Randall Goosby

»Access to music education can change lives« – the young violinist talks about his career, the unique power of music and finding the right balance in life.

Sir András Schiff – A Portrait

Master of joyous virtuosity: in the hands of the acclaimed pianist Sir András Schiff, the music seems to require no external reference points.

Bill Frisell – A Portrait

Diverse input, unique output: the American jazz guitarist Bill Frisell.

A Dreamer

A storyteller and a true all-rounder: about the exceptional Austrian artist André Heller

In the spotlight: questions for the artists in the »FAST LANE« series

On their first concert, dreams big and small, and helpful tips – questions for the musicians performing in the top series for young talents.

Wayne’s World

With his marvellously individual music, saxophonist Wayne Shorter has enriched the Earth with a whole extra planet.

Magdalena Kožena – A portrait

From Baroque to Cole Porter, in breeches parts or as a bloodthirsty avenging goddess: the Czech mezzosoprano is a truly versatile artist.

György Kurtág: Every note in the right place

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

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Sara Correia

»Sharing the soul of my people« – the Portuguese singer Sara Correia on fado, her roots and why performing in Hamburg is like a home game.

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: Introducing: The box office

»Enjoy your evening!« – day after day, our box-office staff do their best to make sure that concertgoers enjoy an unforgettable evening.

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: »And then something magical happens«

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

A portrait of Alexandre Kantorow

»Liszt reborn« – a young pianist from Paris takes the piano world by storm.

The Queen's Wisdom

Angélique Kidjo is putting on a four-day »Reflektor« festival in the Elbphilharmonie – and shows why she is justly seen as the new »Mama Africa«.

Ibrahim Maalouf – A Portrait

Music that knows no borders: the French-Lebanese trumpeter Ibrahim Maalouf.

Gerald Clayton - A Portrait

One step back, but looking forwards: The pianist joins the generations and styles between the groove of nu jazz and classically-inspired chamber music.