Press Kit: Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Media information, dates and facts related to the Elbphilharmonie building, its architects and its music programme.

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Hamburg has a new cultural landmark in the HafenCity: the Elbphilharmonie opened its doors for the first time on 11 January 2017. On the banks of the river Elbe, supported by approximately 1,700 reinforced concrete piles, a modern building complex has emerged which contains – in addition to 3 concert halls – a hotel, 45 private apartments and the Plaza, a public viewing area with a 360° view of the city. The centrepiece of the Elbphilharmonie is also currently one of the most exciting structural projects in Europe: a world-class concert hall that is detached from the rest of the building for soundproofing reasons. Situated at a height of 50 metres above ground level in a unique location in Hamburg’s historic port, and with seating for 2,100 people, the Elbphilharmonie is the perfect symbiosis of architecture and music...

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Images and videos of our concert halls and events are available free of charge for editorial purposes by the press. Please always credit the photographer. Commercial use of any kind or modification of the images is not permitted. A copy of your editorial coverage or a brief summary of the intended use is requested.

Grand Hall

Concert Halls

Grand Hall, Grand Hall Foyer, Recital Hall, Recital Hall Foyer, Kaistudio 1

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Tube (2016)

Elbphilharmonie Entrance

Main entrance, Tube, ticket shop, Visitor Center and multistorey car park

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Roof (2010)

Project Development

Project development, the architects, the acoustician and renderings

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