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Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:30
Symphoniker Hamburg / Guy Braunstein
Beethoven’s »Pastoral« / VielHarmonie Concert
When the Italian composer Luciano Berio (d. 2003) arranged Brahms’s Viola Sonata in F minor for orchestra, he focused on the sound itself: a full orchestra instead of a chamber ensemble. In the third concert of their »VielHarmonie« series, the Symphoniker Hamburg combine Berio’s arrangement with Beethoven’s Sixth Symphony. The nickname »Pastoral« conjures up images of peaceful shepherds and babbling brooks. But Beethoven wasn’t aiming for onomatopoeic effects here; he was trying to depict »emotions rather than tone-painting«. The concert under the baton of Guy Braunstein opens with Mozart’s serene and sunny Symphony No. 33.
Amihai Grosz viola
conductor Guy Braunstein
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Sinfonie B-Dur KV 319
Sonate f-Moll op. 120/1 für Klarinette oder Viola und Klavier / Orchesterfassung: Luciano Berio
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Ludwig van Beethoven
Sinfonie Nr. 6 F-Dur op. 68 »Pastorale«
Estimated end time: 21:45
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:30 / Laeiszhalle Hamburg Studio E
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
A reduced rate is available for visitors to the Laeiszhalle (concert flat rate €6.00; Mon-Fri, 17:00-01:00; Sat-Sun, 09:00-01:00; maximum parking time: five hours) is available. The concert flat rate is only available at the Gänsemarkt carpark.
Please note that in order to qualify for the concert flat rate your parking ticket must be validated in the Laeiszhalle (cloakroom).
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.