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25 Jan 2021 : 25 Years of »Rising Stars«

Digital festival from the Elbphilharmonie

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Bach B-Minor-Mass

17 Dec 2020 : Music for the Holiday

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg will broadcast several highly attractive concerts at the end of the year

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Elbphilharmonie Organ

4 Dec 2020 : Maintenance of the Elbphilharmonie Organ in January due to lockdown

Concert hall is bringing the maintenance work originally planned for the summer forward to January.

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Concert Images Archive

An archive of recent downloadable concert images from the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle Hamburg for members of the media.

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra / Alan Gilbert
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra / Alan Gilbert © Peter Hundert

Press Kits



Hamburg’s cultural landmark in the HafenCity opened its doors for the first time on 11 and 12 January 2017.

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Gustavo Dudamel


The resident orchestra and ensembles of the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle Hamburg.

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Holiday Programme / Kreativ BeatObsession

Music Education Programme

The Elbphilharmonie’s range of educational concerts and workshops is a major part of its artistic programme in season 2016/17.

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Elbphilharmonie Organ

The Elbphilharmonie Organ

The unique concert organ developed for the Grand Hall – the heart of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg – was built by the famous Johannes Klais Orgelbau workshop in Bonn.

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Laeiszhalle Hamburg


The historic Laeiszhalle is managed by the same company as the Elbphilharmonie.

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Christoph Lieben-Seutter

General and Artistic Director

Since season 2009/10, Christoph Lieben-Seutter has been responsible for a diverse, modern and cosmopolitan programme.

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Hamburg – a City of Music

Hamburg - a City of Music

People in Hamburg not only love their city, they love its music too. Since the 17th century Hamburg has been attracting music fans from far and wide.

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Press Office

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Mr Tom R. Schulz (Spokesman)
Mr Jan Reuter
Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle Hamburg
phone +49 40 357 666 258