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Balthasar-Neumann-Chor © Florence Grandidier
Thomas Hengelbrock
Thomas Hengelbrock © Florence Grandidier

Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal

Balthasar Neumann Ensemble / Thomas Hengelbrock

Bach / Reger / Mendelssohn / Caldara

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With the Balthasar Neumann Ensemble that he originally founded, Thomas Hengelbrock impresses audiences time and time again with polished programmes that are more than just concerts. He has found the perfect partner for these events in the celebrated actor Klaus Maria Brandauer, whom he has been working with for many years now. Tonight in the Laeiszhalle Grand Hall, Brandauer and Hengelbrock juxtapose compositions by Bach, Reger and Mendelssohn with texts by Rainer Maria Rilke, Stefan Zweig and Georg Trakl.


Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und -Solisten


Klaus Maria Brandauer narrator

direction Thomas Hengelbrock


Johann Sebastian Bach
Ich freue mich in Dir / Choral aus Kantate zum 3. Weihnachtstag BWV 133
Wohlan, so will ich mich / Choral aus: »Ich freue mich in Dir« BWV 133 / Kantate zum 3. Weihnachtstag
Magnificat D-Dur BWV 243 (Auszüge)

Max Reger
Unser lieben Frauen Traum / Acht geistliche Gesänge op. 138 / Acht geistliche Gesänge op. 138
Es kommt ein Schiff geladen / Zwölf deutsche geistliche Gesänge WoO VI/13/1

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Frohlocket, ihr Völker auf Erden op. 79/1 / Sechs Sprüche

Georg Friedrich Händel
Ouvertüre in G-Dur HWV 441

Pawel G. Tschesnokow
Cherubim-Hymnus op. 42,9

Jakub Wrzeciono
Mizerna, cicha (Einsamkeit hüllet) / Bearbeitung von Henryk Jan Botor

Johann Sebastian Bach
Ehre sei dir, Gott / Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248
Ich steh an deiner Krippen hier / Weihnachtsoratorium BWV 248

Die Bibel
Die Weihnachtsgeschichte nach Lukas / Übersetzung: Walter Jens

Jean Cocteau
Der Engel Gabriel im Dorf

Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Ein kleines Lied

Kurt Marti
und maria

Fritz Müller-Partenkirchen
Halifax und Biwifax

Karl Rahner
Gott ist gekommen

Rainer Maria Rilke
Ich fürchte mich so vor der Menschen Wort
Zum Einschlafen zu sagen

und andere

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Promoter: HamburgMusik

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Food & Drink

Along with a wide range of food options, a large and changing selection of wines and the perfect delicacies to go with them are on offer before events and during the interval.

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Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Großer Saal

Since 1908, the Laeiszhalle has been a meeting place for Hamburg's musical life. The neo-baroque Laeiszhalle Grand Hall accommodates over 2,000 guests.

  • Cloakrooms

    Cloakrooms are located in the foyer areas. Baby carriages, wheeled walkers, walking-stick umbrellas, handbags larger than DIN A3 (42 cm x 30 cm) as well as sport bags, backpacks and suitcases must be checked in at the cloakroom. If required, wheeled walkers can be parked in the immediate vicinity of the hall entrances. Our front of house staff is happy to assist you in this regard.

    Cloakroom fee: €1.50

  • Accessibility

    The accessible entrance to the Grand Hall and Brahms Foyer is located on Gorch-Fock-Wall. The Brahms Foyer is only accessible to folding wheelchairs or wheelchairs under 75 cm in width.

    The accessible entrance to the Recital Hall is located at Dammtorwall 46 (Artists’ Entrance). The Recital Hall is only accessible to folding wheelchairs or wheelchairs under 68 cm in width.

    Three parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are located at the entrance on Gorch-Fock-Wall. Six parking spaces for visitors with disabilities are available in front of the Artists’ Entrance on Dragonerstall.

    All halls and spaces are accessible for visitors with disabilities. The Grand Hall has space for six wheelchairs, while the Recital Hall has space for four wheelchairs (audience seats can be dismounted to make space for two further wheelchair spaces). Space for wheelchairs in the Brahms Foyer is available. Further information

  • Getting Here

    Laeiszhalle Hamburg
    20355 Hamburg

    The Laeiszhalle can be easily reached by bus, underground and bicycle.

    The nearest stops include:
    Underground line U2: Gänsemarkt / Messehallen
    Underground line U1: Stephansplatz  
    Bus 4, 5, 109, Schnellbus 34, 36: Stephansplatz
    Bus 3, 112, Schnellbus 35, 36: Johannes-Brahms-Platz
    City bicycle (Stadtrad) station: Sievekingplatz / Gorch-Fock-Wall

  • Parking

    Gänsemarkt multistorey car park: Dammtorwall / Welckerstrasse, 20355 Hamburg

    First 30 minutes: €2.00
    First 60 minutes: €4.00
    Rate per further hour or part thereof: €4.00
    Night Rate (18:00–06:00): maximum €11.00
    24-Hour Rate: maximum €30.00

  • Photography and Video Recordings

    Photography is permitted at the Laeiszhalle for private purposes only. Please respect the privacy of other visitors and help ensure an undisturbed concert experience for all guests and artists. Employees and artists may not be photographed.

    Photography, audio or video recordings of concerts and events are strictly prohibited.

    Event-related video recordings or photographs for editorial or commercial purposes must be authorised by the Press Office of the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle.

  • Smoking Ban

    Smoking is prohibited throughout the entire premises of the Laeiszhalle.

  • Accessibility

    All halls and spaces are accessible for visitors with disabilities. More information at www.elbphilharmonie.de/en/accessibility.

  • Arrival Time

    The foyers of the Grand and Recital Halls open their doors 90 minutes before the start of the concert or event. The bars in each foyer open simultaneously.

    Admission into the halls begins 30 minutes before the start of the concert or event; for events offering pre-concert talks, admission into the halls begins 60 minutes before the start of the concert.

Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Laeiszhalle Grand Hall © Thies Raetzke