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OTR column: the problem with landmark venues

The saga around Hamburg’s recently opened and long delayed Elbphilharmonie is a lesson for those awaiting the arrival of venues like the Cork Event Centre

Finally open for the business: the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg

Fri, Mar 10, 2017, 13:26


You’ll find this week’s On the Record column from The Ticket here. “The real talking point is at the box office where they’re selling tickets for the two music spaces. Shows are sold out right through the opening season as Hamburgers take the opportunity to check out the new venue. Every single show is a must-see as people come to experience this landmark building jutting like a ship into the Elbe. The civic pride is at bursting point.”