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Russell Harris
Russell Harris

Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal

KlassikPhilharmonie Hamburg

»Movie Classics«

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The time when film music compositions were frowned upon in concert halls due to artistic misgivings are thankfully long gone. Well-known and moving soundtracks are finding their way onto concert stages with increasing regularity. In the Laeiszhalle Grand Hall, the musicians of the KlassikPhilharmonie Hamburg, under Russell Harris, now present the thrilling spectrum of film music history.


KlassikPhilharmonie Hamburg

conductor Russell Harris


Richard Strauss
Prelude aus Also sprach Zarathustra / Tondichtung frei nach Friedrich Nietzsche op. 30

Max Steiner
Tara's Theme aus dem Film »Gone with the Wind« / Regie: Victor Fleming, 1939, USA

Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Main Title aus dem Film »The Sea Hawk« / Regie: Michael Curtiz, 1940, USA

Maurice Jarre
Main Title aus dem Film »Lawrence of Arabia« / Regie: David Lean, 1962, UK

John Barry
The John Dunbar Theme aus dem Film »Dances with Wolves« / Regie: Kevin Costner, 1990, USA

Themen aus den Filmen »James Bond«

Alain Silvestri
Selections aus dem Film »Forrest Gump« / Regie: Robert Zemeckis, 1994, USA

Ennio Morricone
Suite zum Film »C'era una volta il West« (Once Upon a Time in the West) / Regie: Sergio Leone, 1968, IT

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Klaus Badelt
Themen aus dem Film »Pirates of the Caribbean« / Regie: Gore Verbinski, 2003, USA

John Williams
Sayuri's Theme aus dem Film »Memoirs of a Geisha« / Regie: Rob Marshall, 2005, JP/USA

Charles Chaplin
»Porträt von Charlie Chaplin« (Arrangement: Aldo Forte)

Nino Rota
Suite zum Film »The Godfather« / Regie: Francis Ford Coppola, 1972, USA

John Williams
Harry's Wondrous World aus dem Film »Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone« / Regie: Chris Columbus, 2001, UK/USA
Princess Leia's Theme aus dem Film »Star Wars: A New Hope« / Regie: George Lucas, 1977, USA
The Flying Theme aus dem Film »E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial« / Regie: Steven Spielberg, 1982, USA

Promoter: Freunde der KlassikPhilharmonie Hamburg e.V.

During Your Visit


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


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