Mediatheque Stories tagged #Singing

Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s »Die Soldaten«
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Video on demand from 25 Jan 2024 : Bernd Alois Zimmermann’s »Die Soldaten«

François-Xavier Roth and the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne present Zimmermann's opera »Die Soldaten« in a spectacular production by Calixto Bieito.


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

New Year’s Eve concert: Orpheus in the Underworld
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Video on demand from 31 Dec 2023 : New Year’s Eve concert: Orpheus in the Underworld

Catchy tunes to start the New Year in good spirits: the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra and a cast of top singers present Jacques Offenbach’s »Orpheus in the Underworld«.

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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Olga Peretyatko

A very personal programme: the acclaimed singer Olga Peretyatko sings lullabies.

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.

Christmas carols to sing along to

The Christmas karaoke from the Elbphilharmonie – sing along to the organ in the Grand Hall.

Christmas carols and their origin

The stories behind the most popular Christmas hits.

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Video on demand from 26 Mar 2022 : Aynur

She is the icon of Kurdish music: Aynur sings songs about identity, love and loss in the Elbphilharmonie.

Opera in Concert Versions

The Elbphilharmonie is not an opera house, it’s true – but first-class music theatre can also be heard here, either in a concert version or as an interesting hybrid model.

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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: Elbphilharmonie Sessions: Hamilton de Holanda & Nduduzo Makhathini

They have an infectious vibe: Hamilton de Holanda & Nduduzo Makhathini in one of the Recital Hall's soloists' dressing rooms.

Die schöne Müllerin
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Video on demand from 31 May 2023 : Die schöne Müllerin

Played, sung and staged by Musicbanda Franui, Florian Boesch and Nikolaus Habjan.

»Lieder that Thrill Me«

Baritone Matthias Goerne sings a selection of Brahms lieder at the Elbphilharmonie.

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.

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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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: A look back at Angélique Kidjo’s »Reflektor« festival

What a party! For four days, this thrilling singer and several of Africa's most exciting voices filled the Elbphilharmonie with a vibrant atmosphere.

The Tallis Scholars
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Video on demand from 15 May 2023 : The Tallis Scholars

The legendary British vocal ensemble in a live stream from the Grand Hall.

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: Interview with Julia Bullock

»Darkness can be fascinating« - the American singer talks about Olivier Messiaen's song cycle »Harawi«, her moment of sudden musical insight, and the change in her voice.

Bach's St Matthew Passion
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Video on demand from 5 Apr 2023 : Bach's St Matthew Passion

The Easter-time classic, performed by two top ensembles: the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and Vox Luminis.

Franz Schubert and Love

About the Romantic composer and his works, whose melodic beauty fascinates us to this day.