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Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Wed, 6 Dec 2017 20:00
Marienvesper / Vespro della Beata Vergine
Balthasar Neumann Choir and Ensemble / Thomas Hengelbrock
The composer Claudio Monteverdi is regarded as the founder of opera and oratorio. In 2017 the music world celebrates his 450th birthday. Thomas Hengelbrock and his Balthasar Neumann Ensemble have taken this as an opportunity to present Monteverdi’s »Vespro della Beata Vergine« (Vespers of the Blessed Virgin). This jewel of sacred music will be performed on the basis of historically informed performance practice at the Laeiszhalle.
Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und -Solisten
conductor Thomas Hengelbrock
Vespro della Beata Vergine / Marienvesper
Veni, veni, Emmanuel / Französisches Weihnachtslied, 12. Jahrhundert
Estimated end time: 22:00
Promoter: HamburgMusik gGmbH
Kindly supported by the Freundeskreis Elbphilharmonie + Laeiszhalle e.V.
Wed, 6 Dec 2017 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).
Hansen & Edel at the Laeiszhalle
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 carpark: Dammtorwall / Welckerstrasse, 20355 Hamburg
Day Rate (06:00–20:00): €2.50 per 45 minutes or part thereof (maximum €20.00)
Night Rate (18:00–06:00): €2.50 per 45 minutes or part thereof (maximum €9.00)
24-Hour Rate: €25.00
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.