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Kent Nagano
Kent Nagano © Felix Broede
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg © Felix Broede

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Großer Saal
Sun, 29 Apr 2018   11:00

Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra / Singer Pur / Kent Nagano

Hamburg International Music Festival

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There are many visions of the hereafter as a utopia. But what awaits us on the other side? This question has preoccupied musicians and composers since time immemorial. In its concert programme, the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra brings together a variety of musical answers from many different periods: medieval mysticism, the Catholic belief in the Resurrection and non-European elements are merged in the work of Olivier Messiaen, whose musical world enters into a dialogue with music from the 15th and 16th centuries by Ockeghem and Desprez. Richard Wagner, on the other hand, created his own religion with his art: in his »sacred festival drama« and »work bidding farewell to the world«, the hero Parsifal sets out in search of the Holy Grail. In the final event, he is looking for redemption.

Performers

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Singer Pur vocal ensemble

conductor Kent Nagano

Programme

Johannes Ockeghem
Auszüge aus »Sine nomia«
Auszüge aus »Fors seulement l'actente que je meure«

Olivier Messiaen
Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum

Arvo Pärt
Orient & Occident für Streichorchester

Johannes Ockeghem
Alma redemptoris mater
Intemerata Dei mater

Josquin Desprez
Déploration sur la mort de Johannes Ockeghem »Nymphes des bois«

Richard Wagner
Vorspiel zu »Parsifal«

Promoter: Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Concert-Related Events

Plaza

Enjoy the View

Plaza

Between the old Kaispeicher and the new glass structure is the Plaza, a public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie. Tickets for concerts in the Grand and Recital Halls include a visit to the Plaza two hours before the start of the concert or event; all other visitors require a Plaza ticket.

More about the Plaza
Elbphilharmonie / Foyer Großer Saal

A Diverse Cuisine

Food & Drink

A total of six bars in the Grand Hall and Recital Hall foyers offer concertgoers a varied cuisine before the start of events and in the intervals. Restaurants, cafés, delis and further bars await visitors in the »Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie« and in »The Westin Hamburg« Hotel.

More about Food & Drink
Thomas Morus: Utopia (Titelholzschnitt)

Worldwide

Music as Utopia

What would happen if…? »Utopia« is the motto of the 3rd Hamburg International Music Festival.

Location

Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
Großer Saal

Heart of the Elbphilharmonie: the Grand Hall seats 2,000 guests in the »vineyard« style. The stage for artists and orchestras is situated at the centre of the concert hall and is surrounded by terraced seating.

  • Finding Your Seat

    All visitors enter the building via the main entrance. Admission takes place in the entrance foyer and is by concert ticket only. The »Tube«, an 82-metre-long, curved escalator, leads visitors up to the Plaza following admission.

    From the Plaza, access to the concert foyers is via stairs and lifts. The main cloakroom is situated on the 11th floor and the hall entrances are on floors 12, 13, 15 and 16. Please follow signs to the area in which your designated seat is located, as indicated on your ticket.

  • Seat Preview

    Are you curious to find out what kind of view of the stage different seats have? To help select your favourite seat, use your mouse to activate the representative seat views.

  • Getting Here

    Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
    Platz der Deutschen Einheit
    20457 Hamburg

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

    Underground line U3: Baumwall (approx. 450 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
    Underground line U4: Überseequartier (approx. 950 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
    Bus 111: Am Kaiserkai (Elbphilharmonie) (approx. 150 m from the Elbphilharmonie)

    City bicycle (Stadtrad) stations: Am Baumwall and Am Kaiserkai / Großer Grasbrook
    There are sufficient bicycle stands available in front of the Elbphilharmonie.

    Ferry 72 (from Landungsbrücken pier): »Elbphilharmonie« pier

  • Parking

    There is limited parking available in the Elbphilharmonie and the HafenCity.

    Multistorey carpark »Speicherstadt«: Am Sandtorkai 6, 20457 Hamburg (722 parking spaces, approx. 750 m from the Elbphilharmonie)

    Überseequartier underground carpark: Überseeallee 3, 20457 Hamburg (420 parking spaces, approx. 850 m from the Elbphilharmonie)

    »Elbphilharmonie« multistorey carpark (open 24 hours a day, 433 parking spaces):
    Parking charge per hour: €4.00
    Please note that visitors to the Elbphilharmonie should use the entrance marked »Elbphilharmonie«. The entrance »Elbphilharmonie Hotel« is reserved for »The Westin Hamburg« hotel guests and the charge is €5.00 per hour.

  • Accessibility

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

  • Arrival Time

    The Elbphilharmonie is a special building situated in a special place. Allow for plenty of time for getting to the Elbphilharmonie and the way to the concert area. We suggest first-time Elbphilharmonie visitors arrive at the main entrance 30 minutes before the start of the concert or event. Please note that it may not be possible to accommodate latecomers.

    Concert tickets for the Grand and Recital Halls authorise a visit to the Plaza from two hours before the start of the concert or event. Visitors to the Kaistudios require a separate Plaza ticket to visit the Plaza.

    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.

  • Smoking Ban

    Smoking is prohibited throughout the entire premises of the Elbphilharmonie.

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    Photography is permitted at the Elbphilharmonie 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.


Grand Hall
Elbphilharmonie Großer Saal © Michael Zapf

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