European Hanseatic Ensemble

The ensemble is composed of vocal soloists and instrumentalists who have excelled in the masterclasses of the previous year. They will play on instruments of the time around 1600: cornets, baroque trombones, violins in old scale, viole da gamba, dulcian, lute instruments and organ. Around 20 young musicians from several European countries will take you on a journey into a world of sound that shaped the musical life of the old Hanseatic cities roughly 400 years ago.

European Hanseatic Ensemble 2020, Photo: Olaf Malzahn

Radio Features

Program at NDR Kultur – Welt der Musik, October 19th 2020:
Europäisches Hanse-Ensemble: Junge Talente für die Alte Musik

Report about the project and concert recording of the debut program “Es erhub sich ein Streit im Himmel”

By Ulrike Henningsen

(Stream available until December 2nd 2025)


Program at Deutschlandfunk Kultur – Einstand, November 18th 2019:
DAS EUROPÄISCHE HANSE-ENSEMBLE
Frischer Wind für eine längst vergangene Zeit

By Ulrike Henningsen

Hear now (www.deutschlandfunkkultur.de)


Program at SRW2 – Musikgespräch, July 7th 2019:
Der Ensemble-Leiter und Musiktheoretiker Manfred Cordes

By Rainer Baumgärtner

Hear now (www.swr.de)