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This picture shows the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, during its opening light show on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. John MACDOUGALL / AFP
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A visitor shows his tickets for the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Christian Charisius / POOL / AFP
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Japanese acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota (C) poses besides architects Jacques Herzog (L) and Pierre de Meuron during the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Christian Charisius / POOL / AFP
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People watch the light show during the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP
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This picture shows an inside view taken during the opening concert of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Christian Charisius / POOL / AFP
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German President Joachim Gauck delivers a speech during the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Christian Charisius / POOL / AFP
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP
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Daimler AG Chief Executive Officer Dieter Zetsche and his French wife Anne arrive for the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP
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Architect Alexander Gerard (R) and Jana Markoof attend the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Christian Charisius / POOL / AFP
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Head of German Otto Group, Michael Otto, and his wife Christl Otto arrive for the opening of the Elbphilharmonie concert hall in Hamburg, northern Germany, on January 11, 2017. Around nine and a half years after laying the foundation stone, the new concert house nicknamed "Elphi" and sitting ontop of an old warehouse building had its gala opening on January 11, 2017. Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP