Kirsten Grieshaber

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Hamburg opens new concert hall with classical performance

Jan 13, 2017

Hamburg opens new concert hall with classical performance

Hamburg’s spectacular new Elbphilharmonie concert hall finally hosted its first concert on Jan. 11, several years behind schedule and far over the original budget. President Joachim Gauck and Chancellor Angela Merkel attended the maiden concert, which was conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock. The NDR Elbphilharmonie ...