On Saturday, April 22, 2023, the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra made its debut at Carnegie Hall, New York! The program under the direction of Kent Nagano included works by Brahms, Beethoven and Sean Shepherd. Right after the last note there was a standing ovation and cheers. 1000 thanks to Jan Vogler, Ulla Hahn, Sean Shepherd, Alsterspatzen, Audi Jugendchorakademie, Dresdner Kreuzchor, The Young ClassX Ensemble, Young New Yorkers' Chorus, Michael Otto Stiftung and Dorn Music! (Photo: Chris Lee)
New Concert season 2022/23
The Philharmonic 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...
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...