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Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Polizeichor Hamburg / Jugend-Sinfonieorchester Ahrensburg
The Hamburg Police is brought closer to its citizens with its 60-strong choir, the Polizeichor Hamburg, founded in 1901. Germany’s oldest police choir is made up of employees from all sectors of policing, administration as well as other professional groups. Their repertoire ranges from classical music to folk music and sea shanties. Alongside harbour birthdays, family celebrations and other events throughout Germany, highlights of the season include the annual spring and Christmas concerts at the Laeiszhalle.
direction Sönke Grohmann
direction Clemens Bergemann
direction Masanori Hosaka
Eiko Okuno-Jürgensen piano, organ
Gesamtleitung Kazuo Kanemaki
Anke Harnack moderation
Chœur »Tollite hostias« / aus: Oratorio de Noël / Weihnachtsoratorium op. 12
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Señora Dona María
Georg Friedrich Händel
Joy to the world (Freue dich, Welt)
Süßer die Glocken nie klingen / Weihnachtslied
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1. Satz Allegro Assai / aus: Sinfonie D-Dur KV 297 »Pariser Sinfonie«
For the Beauty of the Earth
- Pause -
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Laudate dominum / Vesperae solennes de confessore KV 339
A Christmas Festival
Cantique de Noël »Minuit, Chrétiens« / Englische Fassung »O Holy Night«
Franz Xaver Gruber
Georg Friedrich Händel
»Denn die Herrlichkeit Gottes« / Chorsatz aus »Messiah« (Der Messias)
Halleluja / Chorsatz aus »Messiah« (Der Messias)
Promoter: Polizeichor Hamburg von 1901 e.V.
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.More about Food & Drink
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 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
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
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
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 is prohibited throughout the entire premises of the Laeiszhalle.
All halls and spaces are accessible for visitors with disabilities. More information at www.elbphilharmonie.de/en/accessibility.
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.