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Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 20:00
Concerto Copenhagen / »Brockes Passion«
NDR Das Alte Werk
Barthold Heinrich Brockes (1680–1747), son of a wealthy family of merchants, had a quintessential Hanseatic career. He was a councilman and senator in Hamburg; he travelled around Europe in his role as a diplomat; he held office as a county judge; and he was eventually appointed Lord of the Hamm and Horn localities. Brockes’s real passion, however, was literature and his first major work brought him international fame: »The Story of Jesus, Suffering and Dying for the Sins of the World« was the long-winded original title of his free adaptation of the Passion of Christ, published in 1712. The text has been set to music by several composers, including Keiser, Telemann and Mattheson. Georg Friedrich Handel’s version was published in 1716. Even though it is Handel’s only sacred work in German, the piece actually shows the composer following the Italian style.
Concerto Copenhagen chamber ensemble
Maria Keohane soprano
Joanne Lunn soprano
Sophie Junker soprano
Daniel Elgersma alto
Daniel Carlsson alto
Ed Lyon tenor
Gwilym Bowen tenor
Peter Harvey bass
Jakob Bloch Jespersen bass
musical director Lars Ulrik Mortensen
Georg Friedrich Händel
Der für die Sünden der Welt gemarterte und sterbende Jesus / Passion nach Barthold Hinrich Brockes
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:00 / Laeiszhalle Hamburg Kleiner Saal
Learn more about the history and background of the evening’s music programme at the pre-concert talk (in German).
Food & Drink
In addition to diverse food and drinks offered in the intervals and preceeding events, guests are also welcome in the elegant Brahms Foyer following concerts.More about Food & Drink
The neo-baroque Laeiszhalle Grand Hall accommodates over 2,000 guests.
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
Grand Hall / Brahms Foyer: Accessible Entrance on Gorch-Fock-Wall
The Brahms Foyer is only accessible to folding wheelchairs or wheelchairs under 75 cm in width.
Recital Hall / Studio E / Artists' Entrance: Accessible Entrance at Dammtorwall 46
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 disibilites are available in front of the Artists’ Entrance on Dragonerstall.