Welcome to 2019, the year of organ.

With over 300 organs of all size and era, Hamburg remains as one of the most essential and leading organ cities in the world. Our city possesses a unique and high density of top organs, built in a great stylistic diversity. In Hamburg organs are not only heard in churches but also in concert halls, NDR radio station, university institutes, schools, private chambers, and even in prisons! To remark the 300th anniversary of death of the most famous organ builder, Arp Schnitger, who originates from Hamburg and whose legacy reigns throughout the northern Europe, Hamburg celebrates the organ year of 2019 with concerts, guides, exhibitions, conferences and continuous events. And with this website, we hope you have lots of fun!

Highlights 2019