Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra Almost 200 years of enchanting performances
Hamburg’s most time-honoured orchestra, the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, enchants audiences at venues such as the Elbphilharmonie and the Hamburg State Opera.
Founded in 1828, the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra is the largest and oldest orchestra in Hamburg. It inspires audiences with opera and ballet performances in the renowned Hamburg State Opera and beguiles music lovers with its philharmonic concerts in the spectacular Grand Hall of the Elbphilharmonie. The Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra has been shaping the sound of Hamburg for almost 200 years now. Under the baton of American chief conductor and Hamburg’s general music director Kent Nagano, the musicians continue to excel. Many successful tours to a broad range of countries and cities across all continents confirm the international popularity and success of this orchestra.