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The Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle yearbook presents a selection of all events and concert series offered by local promoters and Hamburg’s major orchestras.


There’s a lot to say when it comes to the Elbphilharmonie: about the music, about the artists who perform here, and about the city surrounding the majestic concert hall. The Elbphilharmonie Magazine explores these and many other topics.

€15 for three issues (€10 for under-28s):

Monthly Programme

Everything at a glance: the monthly flyer comes in a handy city-map format and lists all concerts at the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle as well as other venues. It is available in various places all over the city. If you prefer to be kept up to date digitally, you can sign up for the newsletter at the bottom of this page.

Elbphil­harmonie Brochure

The Elbphilharmonie Brochure provides facts, figures and statistics about the building and its special architectural features. It also includes insights into the diverse musical programme of the Elbphilharmonie and the historic Laeiszhalle.


Spotlights events and festivals provide highlights and a programmatic focus in the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle concert calendar – among them the »Reflektor« series, curated by famous artists, and the Hamburg International Music Festival at the end of the season.


All set for the concert: the programmes for nearly all HamburgMusik and NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra events, featuring information on the artists and the works performed, are available as a download from the concert details webpage a few days beforehand. The printed version is available for free on the night at the auditorium doors.

Annual Report

Figures and data, facts and images, diagrams and related texts, all about the 2022/23 season in the Elbphilharmonie & Laeiszhalle: together they provide plenty of insider insights into a successful season. The annual report has just been published.

The First Season

The Elbphilharmonie looks back at its whirlwind opening season. Photographers such as Claudia Höhne and Peter Hundert captured countless magical moments on stage and behind the scenes, showing artists rehearsing and performing concerts. This impressive photo book contains a large selection of their revealing images.

Elbphilharmonie – Die erste Saison
Künstler, Konzerte, Emotionen

192 pages, hardcover
with over 100 photographs
Language: German

Backstage Elbphilharmonie

Since the opening of the Elbphilharmonie in January 2017, photographer Peter Hundert has been capturing what goes on behind the scenes at the concert hall. His images and numerous quotes have now been published in a high-quality photo book: »Backstage Elbphilharmonie – The Book«.

Backstage Elbphilharmonie – The Book
288 pages, hardcover
with 200 photographs
Language: German/English

Elbphilharmonie for Schools and Kindergartens

This brochure for music teachers offers an overview of all school and kindergarten concerts, the »ZukunftsMusik« series, the World of Instruments courses for school classes, and other music education events that take place at the Elbphilharmonie.

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Media Pack

Interested in placing an advertisement in one of the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle’s in-house publications?

Antje Sievert
phone: +49 40 450 698 03