Hamburgische Staatsoper, Großes Haus
The Micro concerts
With the Micro concerts, Kent Nagano, Georges Delnon and the Philharmonic give an answer to the pandemic and its consequences of media flooding. In cooperation with international video artists, a cycle of five audiovisual concert programs was created, in which classical music meets current video art. After an exclusive streaming on Radio France, the videos are now online on the channels of the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra and the Hamburg State Opera. Read more...
New Concert season 2022/23
The Philharmoniker will start the new season with Kent Nagano in August 2022 with the Philharmonic Academy and concerts at the Elbphilharmonie, on the Rathausmarkt and at St. Michaelis. The highlights of the 195th concert season include the 6th symphony by Gustav Mahler, Jörg Widmann's oratorio ARCHE and the opening concert of the Hamburg International Music Festival 2023. Among the guests are: Joana Mallwitz, Evgeny Kissin, Bertrand de Billy, Andrey Boreyko, Albrecht Mayer , Liza Ferschtman, Reinhold Friedrich, Jean-Guihen Queyras and others. Read more...
100,000 Euros donations for Ukraine
In three concerts of solidarity combined with a donation campaign, the Hamburg State Opera and Philharmonic State Orchestra have raised more than 100,000 Euros in donations. The funds are destined for food and medication for the civilian population of Ukraine. "I am enormously grateful to our audience at these three concerts at the Hamburg State Opera and the Elbphilharmonie. The willingness to donate is huge, and this sum will make a small contribution to helping the victims of this brutal and absurd war," said Georges Delnon, Artistic Director of the State Opera and Orchestra.
Get to know the Orchestra!
The Philharmonic State Orchestra is Hamburg's largest and oldest orchestra. Every season, the Philharmonic gives about 35 concerts in Hamburg and appears in more than 240 performances of the Hamburg State Opera. The ensemble has 140 members, plus 15 members of its Orchestra Academy. The cast list and individual interviews (in german) offer more information about us...
Which instrument does Vera play?
"Ich spiele ..." is a new video series by the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra, which presents an instrument quiz in a fast run through the orchestral instruments. How does each instrument sound like? What kind of noises and what musical associations does it provoke? Take a guess! The series was made possible with the kind support of the Freunde und Förderer of the Philharmonic. Read more...
Friends and Supporters
Close to the Orchestra
Members of the "Freundeskreis" are very close to the orchestra and get to enjoy rehearsal visits, meet and greets with experts and artists, as well as receiving invitations to exclusive events involving the orchestra. Read more...
Hamburg's General Music Director
Kent Nagano is one of the most renowned concert and opera conductors of our time. Since 2015, he is General Musik Director and head conductor of the Hamburg State Opera and the Philharmonic State Orchestra. Read more...