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Elbphilharmonie Hamburg Großer Saal
Thu, 29 Mar 2018 20:00
The Gurdjieff Ensemble & Hewar
Focus on the Caucasus
The Armenian Gurdjieff Folk Instruments Ensemble was founded by the pianist and composer Levon Eskenian to play »ethnographically authentic« arrangements of piano music by G. I. Gurdjieff. In this concert the ensemble teams up with the Syrian trio Hewar, which features clarinettist Kinan Azmeh, and which combines Arabic music with jazz and Western classical influences.
The Gurdjieff Ensemble
Emmanuel Hovhannisyan duduk, zourna, pku
Avag Margaryan blul, zourna
Armen Ayvazyan kamancha
Aram Nikoghosyan oud
Meri Vardanyan kanon
Vladimir Papikyan santur, voice
Davit Avagyan tar, saz
Mesrop Khalatyan dap, dhol
Norayr Gapoyan duduk
Eduard Harutyunyan tmbouk, cymbals, bell
music director Levon Eskenian
Kinan Azmeh clarinet
Dima Orsho vocals
Jasser Haj Youssef viola d'amore, violin
Basilius Alawad violoncello
Das armenische Gurdjieff Ensemble und das Ensemble Hewar aus Syrien zum ersten Mal mit einem gemeinsamen Programm.
/ Auftragskomposition von Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Morgenland Festival Osnabrück und Holland Festival Amsterdam
/ Auftragskomposition von Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Morgenland Festival Osnabrück und Holland Festival Amsterdam.
Estimated end time: 22:15
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The Countries of the Caucasus
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Caucasus – A Mountain of Languages
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Das Konzert wird mitgeschnitten und am 6.Mai 2018 um 22 Uhr auf NDR Kultur ausgestrahlt.
Promoter: HamburgMusik gGmbH
In cooperation with Holland Festival Amsterdam and Morgenland Festival Osnabrück.
Enjoy the View
Between the old Kaispeicher and the new glass structure is the Plaza, a public viewing platform on the 8th floor of the Elbphilharmonie. Tickets for concerts in the Grand and Recital Halls include a visit to the Plaza two hours before the start of the concert or event; all other visitors require a Plaza ticket.More about the Plaza
A Diverse Cuisine
Food & Drink
A total of six bars in the Grand Hall and Recital Hall foyers offer concertgoers a varied cuisine before the start of events and in the intervals. Restaurants, cafés, delis and further bars await visitors in the »Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie« and in »The Westin Hamburg« Hotel.More about Food & Drink
Heart of the Elbphilharmonie: the Grand Hall seats 2,000 guests in the »vineyard« style. The stage for artists and orchestras is situated at the centre of the concert hall and is surrounded by terraced seating.
Finding Your Seat
All visitors enter the building via the main entrance. Admission takes place in the entrance foyer and is by concert ticket only. The »Tube«, an 82-metre-long, curved escalator, leads visitors up to the Plaza following admission.
From the Plaza, access to the concert foyers is via stairs and lifts. The main cloakroom is situated on the 11th floor and the hall entrances are on floors 12, 13, 15 and 16. Please follow signs to the area in which your designated seat is located, as indicated on your ticket.
Are you curious to find out what kind of view of the stage different seats have? To help select your favourite seat, use your mouse to activate the representative seat views.
The Elbphilharmonie can be easily reached by bus, underground, bicycle and ferry.
Underground line U3: Baumwall (approx. 450 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
Underground line U4: Überseequartier (approx. 950 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
Bus 111: Am Kaiserkai (Elbphilharmonie) (approx. 150 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
City bicycle (Stadtrad) stations: Am Baumwall and Am Kaiserkai / Großer Grasbrook
There are sufficient bicycle stands available in front of the Elbphilharmonie.
Ferry 72 (from Landungsbrücken pier): »Elbphilharmonie« pier
There is limited parking available in the Elbphilharmonie and the HafenCity.
»Elbphilharmonie« multistorey car park (open 24 hours a day, 433 parking spaces):
Parking charge per hour: €4.50
Daily rate: €50.00
Please note that visitors to the Elbphilharmonie should use the entrance marked »Elbphilharmonie«. The entrance »Elbphilharmonie Hotel« is reserved for »The Westin Hamburg« hotel guests and the charge is €5.00 per hour.
Multistorey car park »Speicherstadt«: Am Sandtorkai 6, 20457 Hamburg (722 parking spaces, approx. 750 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
Überseequartier underground car park: Überseeallee 3, 20457 Hamburg (420 parking spaces, approx. 850 m from the Elbphilharmonie)
All halls and spaces are accessible for visitors with disabilities. More information at www.elbphilharmonie.de/en/accessibility.
The Elbphilharmonie is a special building situated in a special place. Allow for plenty of time for getting to the Elbphilharmonie and the way to the concert area. We suggest first-time Elbphilharmonie visitors arrive at the main entrance 30 minutes before the start of the concert or event. Please note that it may not be possible to accommodate latecomers.
Concert tickets for the Grand and Recital Halls authorise a visit to the Plaza from two hours before the start of the concert or event. Visitors to the Kaistudios require a separate Plaza ticket to visit the Plaza.
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.
Smoking is prohibited throughout the entire premises of the Elbphilharmonie.
Photography and Video Recordings
Photography is permitted at the Elbphilharmonie 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.