Elbphilharmonie announces 2024/25 concert season

17 May 2024
Music lovers can look forward to classical music, jazz and new music from September 5

Tickets for the Elbphilharmonie's 2024/2025 concert season, which launches on September 5, 2024, will be go on sale from June 6, 2024. World-famous orchestras and ensembles, classical music, jazz, and both new music and electronic music are expected this year. Subscriptions are available for concert series and special events in both the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle.

Beethoven, Reflektor festivals and Mozart 

Yo-Yo Ma, Leonidas Kavakos and Emanuel Ax will open the new season on September 5, 2024 with works by Ludwig van Beethoven. A few days later, the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra conducted by Alan Gilbert will perform the late Romantic "Gurre-Lieder" on September 11 and 13, 2024. The solo artists, violinist Patricia Kopatchinskaja (September 29) and pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard (September 26-27) will also take to the stage. Finnish shooting star Klaus Mäkelä will conduct the Oslo Philharmonic's performance of Ludwig van Beethoven’s triumphant Fifth Piano Concerto and Béla Bartók’s "Concerto for Orchestra" on November 1, 2024 in the Grand Hall. The Munich Philharmonic Orchestra will be joined by another young star pianist, Alexandre Kantorow, and bring two seminal works of Russian Romanticism to the Grand Hall beginning on October 30, 2024. Other highlights include two curated "Reflektor" festivals beginning with guitarist Marc Ribot & the Ceramic Dog band from November 15-17, 2024. Swiss artist Sophie Hunger will present her own curated "Reflektor” festival from March 23-25, 2025 with a band, an orchestra and many guests. On February 2, 2025, René Jacobs will conduct the Freiburger Barockorchester’s performance of the original Munich version of the opera "Idomeneo" by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Brazilian and Italian music in Elbphilharmonie

Rhythmic sounds from Brazil can be heard in the Elbphilharmonie from October 22 to 27, 2024. Singer Marisa Monte will present traditional samba on October 22, 2024 while Vinícius Cantuária, Paolo Andriolo and Roberto Rossi bring different Latin American music to the stage with "Psychedelic Rio" on October 25, 2024. Fans can also look forward to the Naples Weekend from November 22-24, 2024. Younge Neapolitan musicians including the Micrologus ensemble (November 22), the Arsenale Sonoro orchestra (November 21), the Ars Nova Napoli group (November 23), poet and singer Enzo Avitabile (November 22) and singer Flo (November 24) will also take to the stage. The "Elbphilharmonie Visions" festival, which was launched in 2023, will celebrate 21st century orchestral music from February 7-16, 2025. The festival will open with a mix of video game soundtracks, chamber music and jazz improvisations by British border crosser Alex Paton.

Young musicians, music festival and music education

The "Fast Lane" concert series focuses on promising young musicians on the threshold of an international career. During the series, the jazz trio led by Micah Thomas will take to the stage on October 18, 2024 while Palestinian singer and composer Nai Barghouti will perform a mix of Arabic music and jazz on (April 5, 2025). Then in May 2025, Kent Nagano and the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra will open the “Future”-themed International Music Festival 2024/25. Music education is a top priority at the Elbphilharmonie with over 1,000 events. Visitors can attend a wide range of workshops including "Klassiko" and can try out everything from orchestral instruments to modular synthesizers.


Sources and further information

Similar articles

Elbphilharmonie releases "Save the Concert" game

Elbphilharmonie now offering free online escape game

Applications now being accepted for Elbkulturfonds 2024

Ministry for Culture and Media providing half a million euros for independent art and culture scene

Expect colorful mix during Elbphilharmonie Summer 2024

International artists to perform all kinds of music from August 21 to September 4

Elbphilharmonie and Körber hosting symposium on AI in music

Experts to meet for "Art of Music Education" from February 29 to March 1, 2024
The Consent Management Platform ( we use could not be loaded. This can happen if AdBlockers incorrectly block this URL. Some features such as maps, proximity search or forms, cannot be used this way. To use these features, please deactivate your AdBlocker or allow access to *