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Mediatheque Stories tagged #Portrait

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.

Caroline Shaw – a portrait

The singer, violinist and composer Caroline Shaw is in search of something new, somewhere off the beaten track.

Asmik Grigorian: »pure emotion and honesty«

A portrait of the Lithuanian opera singer, illuminating the secret of her stage presence, the relaunch of her career and the consequences of her legendary »Salome« interpretation.

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: Presenting: The technical team

They are responsible for ensuring that the lighting and sound are as they should be, and that the stagecraft is working: luckily, the technical team is always on hand.

Studio Drift: Amazement at the natural world

The works of the artist duo invite us to immerse ourselves in the wondrous world of nature.

Yuja Wang – a portrait

Looking beyond the prejudices: about the fantastic pianist Yuja Wang, and why she can serve as a role model.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Lucie Horsch

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

John Zorn: The Master of Change

Between all the different stools of contemporary music, John Zorn remains true to himself in one respect: constant change.

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: »And then something magical happens«

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

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: Introducing: Artistic Planning

Planning, organising and overseeing concerts – the Artistic Planning team is the heart of the concert hall.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Sarathy Korwar

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

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: Introducing: the front-of-house staff

Friends and helpers in shirts and tails: the Elbphilharmonie’s front-of-house staff introduces itself.

A wealth of experience

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

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: Introducing: Technical Services and Logistics

In the right place at the right time – nothing would work in the Elbphilharmonie without the »Technical Services and Logistics« team.

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.

Hanns Eisler: A revolutionary in his time

About the communist composer and a life full of contradictions.

Anoushka Shankar: A Citizen of the World with Roots

How the sitar player found her way between India and the pulsating cities of Europe.

Elbphilharmonie Innerview: Roderick Cox

For a universal right to music – The American conductor talks about the personal and social importance of music.

Caetano Veloso: Brazil’s voice of the century

He is the greatest all-rounder of Latin American musicians – and above all undaunted in every artistic confrontation with the powers-that-be.

The Storyteller

About one of the most important composers of our time, Artist in Residence Sir George Benjamin.