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Die Entführung aus dem Serail

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


Anna Karenina

Thomas Mann once named Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" "the greatest social novel of world literature." When reading the novel, John Neumeier was deeply fascinated by Tolstoy's work: not only by the main characters and the plot, but also by the extraordinary variety of thematic connections. |  More...

Guest Ballet Company

National Ballet of China

For the 43rd Hamburg Ballet-Days John Neumeier will welcome the National Ballet of China. On July 11 and 12, the audience will be given the opportunity to see this first-class dance company in Hamburg for the second time since 2011. The company will present a mixed programme of works by six Chinese choreographers. |  More...


Accompanying Program

In cooperation with the Confucius Institute Hamburg, we offer introduction talks before the guest performances of the National Ballet of China. The introduction talks take place at Hamburg State Opera and start at 6.45 pm. The admission is free when buying a ticket to the performance. On July 10 we invite you to a German-Chinese-Dialog at the Chinese Tea House with dancers of Hamburg Ballet and National Ballet of China. |  More...


Nijinsky Gala XLIII – The Program

The Nijinsky Gala XLIII will mark the official closing of the season on July 16. This year's Nijinsky Gala is dedicated to the Russian art and culture. The gala will feature international acclaimed guest stars from Russia, China, Vienna and Munich as well as dancers from the Hamburg Ballet, the National Youth Ballet and the school of the Hamburg Ballet. |  The Program...


G20 Summit 2017

During the G20 Summit we recommend you to arrive early by public transport (subway/railway). Based on our current knowledge, we assume that the State Opera is not situated in the security zone and will be accessible by our audience. For more information, you can call the telephone service 08000 42 86 50 or send a message at g20-buergerinfo@polizei.hamburg.de. |  More...

Information Materials

Journal / Brochure / Calendar

Journal 6 | The Magazine of the Hamburg State Opera
Brochure: Ballet | Opera | Philharmony
Season 16/17 / Season 17/18 (print format)
iCalendar (.ics file for Smartphones) | 


Programs, DVDs, Books and Posters

The latest DVD releases are Tatiana and Christmas Oratorio I-VI. We also offer the following publications: In Bewegung, Bilder eines Lebens and the 460-page jubilee anniversary book, which looks back on a 40-year history of John Neumeier in Hamburg. |  The Shop