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Dona Nobis Pacem

"Dona Nobis Pacem" – give us peace. This title is of great importance to me – even at the risk of seeming naïve, sentimental or even pretentious. In light of the constant and growing tensions in our world, this thought remains an important aspiration and inspires me to approach Johann Sebastian Bach's multifaceted composition with conviction. More...


Beethoven Project II

Various musical forms can be heard in John Neumeier's Beethoven ballet, leading to different types of choreography. You can see fragments of biographical images and sometimes pure dancing. John Neumeier's music selection combines piano and chamber music works by Ludwig van Beethoven from the context of the Heiligenstadt Testament with an excerpt from "Christ on the Mount of Olives" and the complete "Seventh Symphony". More...


The Nutcracker

It has become a tradition for ballet companies all over the world to perform Peter Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" at Christmas time. John Neumeier's version of "The Nutcracker", however, avoids direct reference to Christmas. In his ballet, the central character Marie celebrates her twelfth birthday and is drawn by the mysterious ballet master Drosselmeier into the fascinating world of dance ... It is, in fact, a ballet about ballet itself. More...


Advent Calendar

This year in Advent, the Hamburg State Opera and the Hamburg Ballet will once again open the little doors of a special kind of Advent calendar from December 1 to 23, at 5 pm (Sundays at 12 pm, on December 2 and 6 at 4 pm and on December 22 at 6 pm), a small artistic surprise awaits visitors in the foyer. Let yourself be surprised.

Box Office and ticket modalities

Season 2022/23

On December 24 and 31, the box office and ticket sales by phone will be closed. Advance ticket sales for the benefit gala in aid of the John Neumeier Foundation on June 29, 2023 are expected to start in February 2023. The exact modalities of ticket allocation will be announced later. Separate regulations apply to the "Nijinsky Gala XLVIII", which will be announced at a later date. More...


With the freiKartE to the opera!

This year again, students have the opportunity to get free entry to the opera with the "freiKartE". A good opportunity to attend and discover performances by the Hamburg State Opera, the Hamburg Ballet and the Philharmonic State Orchestra. More...


Gift vouchers

They are already available for purchase: Gift vouchers from the Hamburg State Opera and the Philharmonic State Orchestra. Whether for a birthday or for Christmas, vouchers for a visit to the opera, ballet or concert can be given without having to commit to a particular performance. More...

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Pictures of an era

We have waited a long time for it, finally it is here! To celebrate John Neumeier's anniversary, Henschel Verlag has published the illustrated book "50 Years of Hamburg Ballet John Neumeier". With the help of hundreds of photographs, some of which have never been published before, the illustrated book looks back on half a century of relentless, artistic vision-driven, unique work by the dancer, ballet director and exceptional choreographer John Neumeier. This illustrated biography pays tribute to John Neumeier, his creativity and his unforgettable, magnificent ballets. More...

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Calendar 2023 

With the Hamburg Ballet through the year 2023! Color photohraphies by Kiran West accompany you through the coming year, snapshots from John Neumeier's ballets "Bernstein Dances", "Sylvia", "The Glass Menagerie", "Hamlet 21", "Saint Matthew Passion", "The Sleeping Beauty", "Liliom", " Anna Karenina", "Dona Nobis Pacem", danced by the Hamburg Ballet. Order...


A gift every month

50 years is a reason to celebrate! And we would like to do that together with you. That's why we'll be offering raffles or special offers – "A gift every month" in every newsletter during our anniversary season. Therefore, subscribe to our newsletter, which will inform you every month about the participation in the campaign... It's worth taking part! Newsletter...


Journal No 3

November/December/January | Premiere: "Dona Nobis Pacem". Repertoire. Benefiz-Gala Intermezzo XI. Ein Gespräch mit Michael Behrendt. Das Buch "50 Jahre Hamburg Ballett John Neumeier" – Bilder einer Ära. Intendant John Neumeier und Inhaberin Kim-Eva Wempe sprechen über ihre Liebe zum Tanz. Ensemble: David Rodriguez. You will find the Journal here as download. Archives...

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Calendar 2023, Programs, DVDs, ...

In our online shop you will find a wide range of Hamburg Ballet products: programs, posters, calendar, books and DVD recordings of John Neumeier's ballets as well as merchandise items such as cloth bags or the annual wall calendar. Just make sure you stop by! Order...


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Cast Changes

You will find the cast changes for the upcoming performances HERE

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