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Sir Bryn Terfel
Sir Bryn Terfel © Mei Lewis

Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal

Sir Bryn Terfel / Natalia Katyukova

Hamburg International Music Festival

Tickets from €12.00

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After his first appearance in the Elbphilharmonie Grand Hall for the finale of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Welsh singer Bryn Terfel declared in no uncertain terms: »I loved it!« And if anyone can fill this concert hall right to the roof with an overpowering sound, then it is this giant of a man. In June 2018 the gifted bass-baritone gave the Elbphilharmonie another vocal highlight in the shape of his unforgettable appearance as Méphistophélès in a concert version of Berlioz's »La damnation de Faust«. Here he was able to show his full range of vocal and dramatic talent: fiendish charm, a crystal-clear speaking voice and a stage presence that left no doubt as to how the pact with the Devil would work out. In his private life, the father of four is a peaceable and down-to-earth family man whose favourite pastime is helping out on his own father's farm in North Wales. For this recital, Terfel will be appearing in the Laeiszhalle Grand Hall, accompanied by Natalia Katyukova on the piano.

Performers

Sir Bryn Terfel bass baritone

Natalia Katyukova piano

Programme

Franz Schubert
Liebesbotschaft D 957/1 (Schwanengesang, 1. Buch)
Die Taubenpost D 957/14 / Schwanengesang, 2. Buch

Frederick Keel
Salt Water Ballads

Jacques Ibert
Chansons de Don Quichotte

- Interval -

Robert Schumann
Belsazar op. 57

Roger Quilter
Three Shakespeare Songs op. 6

Trad, arr. Chris Hazell
Songs from the Celtic Isles

sowie weitere Lieder von Franz Schubert

Pre-Concert Talk (in German)
19:00 / Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Kleiner Saal

Estimated end time
22:00

Promoter: HamburgMusik

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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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Location

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
    Johannes-Brahms-Platz
    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.


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Laeiszhalle Grand Hall © Thies Raetzke