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Thomas Hengelbrock
Thomas Hengelbrock © Florende Grandidier
Philippe Jaroussky
Philippe Jaroussky © Simon Fowler
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester © Marcus Höhn
NDR Chor
NDR Chor © Michael Müller

Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Fri, 9 Sep 2016   19:00

Opening Night / NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra

»Une affaire française«

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Tone colours, effortlessness and charm; or as Claude Debussy put it: »clarity, elegance, natural declamation«. These elements have characterised French music for centuries; they also characterise the 2016 season’s opening of the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, dedicated to the »Grande Nation«.

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NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester

NDR Chor

Judith van Wanroij soprano

Philippe Jaroussky countertenor

conductor Thomas Hengelbrock


Jean-Philippe Rameau
Suite aus »Dardanus«

Marc-André Dalbavie
Sonnets de Louise Labé

Jacques Ibert

Jaques Offenbach
Chöre, Arien, Ensembles und Orchesterstücke aus Oper und Operette

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Promoter: NDR

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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.

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Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Großer Saal

The neo-baroque Laeiszhalle Grand Hall accommodates over 2,000 guests.

  • 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

  • Accessibility

    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.

Laeiszhalle Hamburg
Laeiszhalle Grand Hall © Thies Raetzke

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