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Discover the Elbphilharmonie

By building the Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg certainly created a world wide highlight! Our concert hall, with its impressive glass wave architecture and interior furnishings, is unparalleled anywhere else in the world. The old quayside warehouse in the harbour can be seen as the anchor for our city’s maritime tradition. Anyone who has already been lucky to attend a concert at the Elbphilharmonie will confirm – this is where music belongs.

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You haven't seen Hamburg like this before. Elbphilharmonie Plaza

Welcome to Hamburg's largest balcony: The unique viewing platform is open to the public and lets you see Hamburg with different eyes!

Elbphilharmonie Plaza
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World renowned concert hall and city emblem Elbphilharmonie

Hamburg has a new cultural landmark! The Elbphilharmonie Concert Hall represents an unprecedented synthesis of the arts - architecture, music and the unique location in the middle of the Hamburg harbour. More than 2.6 million guests have already…

Elbphilharmonie
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Small location. Great sounds. The Recital Hall

In addition to the Grand Hall, the Elbphilharmonie also has a chamber music hall and a small studio stage.

The Recital Hall
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The sounding heart of the Elbphilharmonie. The Grand Hall

Deep inside the building is the heart of the Elbphilharmonie: the large concert hall seats approx. 2100 guests.

The Grand Hall
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Unique sound architecture The sound architecture of the Elbphilharmonie

The fact that these experiences can take place at the highest level of sound in the Elbphilharmonie is thanks to a 64-year-old Japanese man with a rare, almost unknown job title: "sound architect". We tell you how the unique sound architecture of the…

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The sound architecture of the Elbphilharmonie

DISCOVER NOW Events at the Elbphilharmonie

The Elbphilharmonie offers the full range of classical music as well as jazz concerts, solo performances by famous artists and readings.

Elbphilharmonie Konzertkino
© Claudia Höhne

Elbphilharmonie Konzertkino

  • Platz der Deutschen Einheit 1, 20457 Hamburg
Elisabeth Leonskaja / Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
© Marco Borggreve

Elisabeth Leonskaja / The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen
  • Classical Music

  • 26.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Ensemble Modern / Ingo Metzmacher
© Vincent Stefan

Ensemble Modern / Ingo Metzmacher
  • Konzerte & Musik

  • 27.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons
© Marco Borggreve

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Andris Nelsons
  • Classical Music

  • 29.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Rudolf Buchbinder / Andris Nelsons
© Marco Borggreve

Gewandhausorchester Leipzig / Rudolf Buchbinder / Andris Nelsons
  • Classical Music

  • 28.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten
© Marco Borggreve

Haydn: Die Jahreszeiten
  • Opera

  • 25.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Oslo Philharmonic / Klaus Mäkelä
© Philipp Seliger

Oslo Philharmonic / Klaus Mäkelä
  • Classical Music

  • 01.06.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Oslo Philharmonic / Klaus Mäkelä
© Marco Borggreve

Oslo Philharmonic / Klaus Mäkelä
  • Classical Music

  • 30.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Oslo Philharmonic / Klaus Mäkelä (2G)
© Marco Borggreve

Oslo Philharmonic / Klaus Mäkelä
  • Classical Music

  • 31.05.2022
  • 20:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Großer Saal)
Funkelkonzert XS / Elfi-Babykonzert
© Claudia Höhne

Twinkle Concert XS / Elfi Baby Concert
  • Classical Music

  • 30.05.2022
  • 14:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Kaistudios)
Funkelkonzert XS / Elfi-Babykonzert
© Claudia Höhne

Twinkle Concert XS / Elfi Baby Concert
  • Classical Music

  • 30.05.2022
  • 11:00
  • Elbphilharmonie (Kaistudios)

DISCOVER NOW Around the Elbphilharmonie

Störtebeker Restaurant
© Elbphilharmonie GmbH / Arne Vollstedt

Modern. Nordic. Really Hamburg. Chefs Warehouse at Störtebeker

The Chefs Warehouse at Störtebeker offers a cosy ambience and a view of the Elbe and the harbour, inviting you to linger and enjoy the…

Chefs Warehouse at Störtebeker
Taste & Shop
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Beer tasting and souvenirs Taste & Shop

The Störtebeker Elbphilharmonie is waiting with yet another highlight: A tasting area for the real Elbphilharmonie brewing specialities.

Taste & Shop
Plaza Café Deck & Deli
© Störtebeker Elphilharmonie GmbH / Arne Vollstedt

Snacks, coffee specialities with a view. Plaza Café Deck & Deli

Fish rolls, cake slices, sandwiches and ice cream - In the Deli you will be offered a variety of alternating hearty and sweet snacks as well as a…

Plaza Café Deck & Deli
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© Nikolaj Lund

Hamburg music tradition with international success NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra

Founded in 1945, the orchestra of NDR Northern German Broadcasting has travelled the globe and is today based at the Grand Hall of the Elbphilharmonie…

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra
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Innovative playfulness meets classical masterpieces Ensemble Resonanz

Ensemble Resonanz takes a special place in Hamburg’s music landscape. The chamber orchestra is considered to be one of the world's leading ensembles…

Ensemble Resonanz
Elbphilharmonie Besucherzentrum
© Michael Zapf

Elbphilharmonie Visitors Center

At the visitors center, you can get all the information you need and purchase tickets. Opening hours: Daily, 09:00 a.m. - 08.00 p.m.

Elbphilharmonie Visitors Center

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Concert in Grand Hall
Elbphilharmonie
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Concerts at the Elbphilharmonie Exclusive travel offers

  • Overnight stay in selected hotels incl. breakfast
  • Concert ticket at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg
  • Hamburg CARD (3 days) – worth € 28.40
Concerts at the Elbphilharmonie
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Stadtrundgang - Vom Rathaus bis zur Elbphilharmonie
© JFL Photography - Fotolia

Guided Tour "From the Town Hall to the Elbphilharmonie"

  • Informative city tour
  • From merchant-pride and disasters
  • Development to the world harbour city
  • Discover the city centre
Guided Tour "From the Town Hall to the Elbphilharmonie"
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BOOK NOW Experience the Elbphilharmonie live with our travel offers

The musical programme of the Elbphilharmonie covers the entire spectrum of classical music - from Renaissance to contemporary music, from solo evenings and chamber music to large choir and orchestra concerts. The stylistic spectrum also extends beyond classical music to jazz, pop and world music. Approximately 650 concerts take place each year in the halls of the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle.

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DISCOVER NOW Culture in Hamburg

Hamburger Kunsthalle
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Artistic highlights Art & Exhibitions

A visit to one of Hamburg’s museums involves rare old pieces on display in our magnificent buildings, but you’ll also find a number of smaller, owner-operated galleries, as well as contemporary art, pop up installations, street art and collections aimed specifically at the littlest visitors.

Art & Exhibitions
Harry Potter Theater Hamburg
© Manuel Harlan

Great productions Theater & Stage Arts

In addition to famous theaters, the stage landscape offers a state opera, raunchy cabaret, impressive dance performances, open-air shows and plays specifically designed for kids.

Theater & Stage Arts
City of Music
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One city of unlimited music experiences Music in Hamburg

There are a thousand good reasons for embarking on a music-themed trip to Hamburg – from classical and electronic festivals to music history, and from live gigs to club culture, there is plenty to be discovered here.

Music in Hamburg

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