A momentous day has dawned in Hamburg. The hours are counting down and soon the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra will inaugurate Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie with a concert in the Grand Hall. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leading politicians from all over Germany and representatives of media and society are expected at the glamorous festivities to open the city’s latest landmark. German President Joachim Gauck and Olaf Scholz, Mayor of Hamburg, will give welcoming addresses. Non-ticket holders do not have to miss out on the action as the event is being broadcast on TV, radio and thanks to Google, viewers can literally be live on the stage with 360-degree panorama views.
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