Inauguration of Elbphilharmonie Hamburg on Jan 11-12 featuring NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra


The BMW Group as long-term partner


Hamburg. On Jan 11 and 12, Elbphilharmonie
Hamburg will be inaugurated with an opening rite and opening
concerts. The inauguration’s low-pitched programme will be presented by
a NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, that will find a new home in the
Great Hall as band in chateau underneath a instruction of Thomas
Hengelbrock. The BMW Dealership Hamburg has been a central partner
of Laeiszhalle given 2002 and given 2008, a BMW Group has been
ancillary Elbphilarmonie Hamburg.


The opening concerts of Jan 11 and 12 will be following a theme
“Here Time Becomes Space.” In serve to performances by a NDR
Elbphilharmonie Orchestra, visitors will be means to suffer a NDR
choir, a choir of Bayerischer Rundfunk, Pavol Breslik (tenor), Anja
Harteros (soprano), Wiebke Lehmkuhl (alto), Philippe Jaroussky
(countertenor), Bryn Terfel (Bassbariton) and Iveta Apkalna (organ).
Under a instruction of conductor Thomas Hengelbrock both evening
concerts will benefaction a operation of works by composers such as Ludwig van
Beethoven, Emilio de‘ Cavalieri, Rolf Liebermann, Olivier Messiaen,
Michael Praetorius, Wolfgang Rihm, Richard Wagner and Bernd Alois
Zimmermann. Alongside countless supervision officials, many notably
German President Joachim Gauck, invited guest embody a members of
a house of a BMW Group, Dr Ian Robertson and Dr Nicolas Peter.


Maximilian Schöberl, Chief Representative, BMW Group,
said, “For scarcely 50 years and with over 100 projects worldwide, BMW
Group Cultural Engagement has been committed to long-term partnerships
in any of a ventures. We are really unapproachable to have been a partner of
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg given as early as 2008. We have always
believed that this unison gymnasium and landmark of Hamburg will be as
singular a place for song in Germany and Europe as it will be an
superb symphony gymnasium of general renown.


Christoph Lieben-Seutter, General Director
Elbphilharmonie Hamburg und Laeiszhalle said, “We are really pleased
about a continued and unchanging team-work with BMW. First
launched scarcely 15 years ago during Laeiszhalle, this corner try has
given done probable many artistic ventures. Since 2008, BMW Group has
also been ancillary Elbphilharmonie Hamburg. At that time, the
execution of a building was still a prolonged approach into a destiny –
currently Hamburg’s new unison gymnasium stands in all a excellence and will from
now on be filled with grave sounds toll out into a city and
a world. We are unapproachable and gay that BMW as a principal
partner for a decade will continue to mount by a side.”




About Elbphilharmonie

With Elbphilarmonie Hamburg, a city of Hamburg will turn home to
a world-class unison gymnasium for exemplary song as good as jazz, world
song and cocktail music. Designed by Swiss architects Herzog de
Meuron, a building is not usually an unusual architectural
landmark though an well-developed opening venue with one of a world’s
best unison halls. In total, a building facilities 3 concert
halls, a vast area dedicated to low-pitched education, gastronomy, a
hotel as good as a open piazza charity visitors a singular panoramic
perspective of a whole city. Outstanding artistic quality, good variety
and easy accessibility will characterize a low-pitched programme of
Hamburg’s new informative landmark.


Elbphilarmonie Hamburg’s press discussion will take place in the
Small Hall of Elbphilarmonie Hamburg on January 11, 2017 during 1 pm.


BMW Group Engagement Classical Music

From Moscow around Seoul, Milan and London to Munich and Berlin; from
star conductors Daniel Barenboim, Valery Gergiev, Zubin Mehta and
Kirill Petrenko around cover concerts of contemporary song to
large-scale programmes of informative and low-pitched preparation – the
joining of BMW Group in a margin of exemplary song is as diverse
as it is lasting. In serve to Laeiszhalle and Elbphilharmonie
Hamburg, other internationally eminent show houses and orchestras
including Bayerische Staatsoper, Staatsoper Berlin, Münchner
Philharmoniker, London Symphony Orchestra, Teatro alla Scala, Bolshoi
Theater and Opéra National de Paris have been long-standing partners.


For serve information per a informative joining of BMW
Group in a fields of complicated and contemporary art, exemplary music
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For serve questions greatfully contact:


Dr Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-24753


Stefanie Jennes

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-30804


Bernhard Ederer

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Spokesperson BMW Welt

Telephone: +49-89-382-28556

Email: [email protected]




About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment


For roughly 50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and engaged
in over 100 informative

cooperations worldwide. The association places a categorical concentration of its
long-term joining on contemporary and complicated art, exemplary music
and jazz as good as pattern and design. In 1972, three
large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Jeff Koons, Daniel
Barenboim, Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have co-operated
with BMW. Currently, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American
John Baldessari are formulating a subsequent dual vehicles for a BMW Art
Car Collection. Besides co-initiatives, such as BMW Tate Live, the
BMW Art Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin, Munich
and London, a association also partners with heading museums and art
fairs as good as orchestras and show houses around a world. The
BMW Group takes extensive artistic leisure in all a cultural
activities – as this beginning is as essential for producing
groundbreaking artistic work as it is for vital innovations in a
successful business.

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The BMW Group

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world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 30 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

In 2015, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.247 million cars and
scarcely 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for the
financial year 2015 was approximately € 9.22 billion on revenues
amounting to € 92.18 billion. As of 31 Dec 2015, a BMW Group
had a workforce of 122,244 employees.

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
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conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.