Bernstein Dances | Ballet Revue by John Neumeier

Based on the Music and Spirit of Leonard Bernstein for Leonard Bernstein On the season's opening weekend, the Hamburg Ballet revives "Bernstein [...]

next performance: Sunday 13. Oct. 2019


Shakespeare – Sonnets | An Evening of Ballets by Marc Jubete, Aleix Martínez and Edvin Revazov

William Shakespeare's unique poetry has influenced various fields of artistic expression over the centuries. Inspired by the sonnets of the English poet, Marc [...]

next performance: Thursday 07. May. 2020


Orphée et Eurydice | Christoph Willibald Gluck

Eurydice is dead, a fact the man and artist Orpheus cannot accept. He demands her return. Indeed, the beauty of art and its power to transcend and destroy [...]

next performance: Friday 27. Sep. 2019


Ballet Workshop | Moderator: John Neumeier

More than 215 Ballet Workshops have been presented by John Neumeier at the Hamburg State Opera. The Ballet Workshops enjoy great popularity in Hamburg: In these [...]

next performance: Thursday 03. Oct. 2019


Beethoven Project | Ballet by John Neumeier

Hamburg Ballet Director John Neumeier has always been deeply moved by the powerful, majestic and striking music of Ludwig van Beethoven and for many years has [...]

next performance: Thursday 03. Oct. 2019


The Song of the Earth | Ballet by John Neumeier

TO BE READ BEFORE THE PERFORMANCE "The Song of the Earth" is the culmination of a long dialogue with the music of Gustav Mahler initiated in 1974 [...]

next performance: Thursday 10. Oct. 2019


All Our Yesterdays | Ballets by Jon Neumeier

Soldier Songs (Des Knaben Wunderhorn) / The Fifth Symphony of Gustav Mahler The two ballets "Soldier Songs" and "The Fifth Symphony of Gustav [...]

next performance: Wednesday 13. Nov. 2019


Creativity Workshop | The School of the Hamburg Ballet

Final year students present their own compositions in two programmes over the period of six evenings. The young dancers are not only responsible for creating [...]

next performance: Sunday 17. Nov. 2019


The Nutcracker | Ballet by John Neumeier

It has become a tradition for ballet companies all over the world to perform Peter Tchaikovsky's "Nutcracker" at Christmas time. John Neumeier's [...]

next performance: Tuesday 17. Dec. 2019


Christmas Oratorio I-VI | Ballet by John Neumeier

When Johann Sebastian Bach's Christmas Oratorio opens with the words "Rejoice, exult", one surrenders willingly to the sensation of floating. The [...]

next performance: Monday 23. Dec. 2019


Saint Matthew Passion | Ballet by John Neumeier

β€œOne comes to feel that this is a community of people who have decided to enact the Passion as in a medieval mystery play. Each dancer expresses grief, doubt, [...]

next performance: Thursday 09. Apr. 2020


Brahms/Balanchine | Ballets by George Balanchine

John Neumeier dedicates the winter 2018 premiere of the Hamburg Ballet to the legendary New York City Ballet director George Balanchine: "He has been, in a [...]

next performance: Friday 17. Apr. 2020


Illusions – like Swan Lake | Ballet by John Neumeier

John Neumeier's ballet "Illusions – like Swan Lake" was premiered in 1976. The character of the king, its central figure, is based on King Ludwig II [...]

next performance: Wednesday 13. May. 2020


Anna Karenina | Ballet by John Neumeier, inspired by Leo Tolstoy

Thomas Mann once named Leo Tolstoy's "Anna Karenina" "the greatest social novel of world literature." When reading the novel, John Neumeier [...]

next performance: Sunday 24. May. 2020


Nijinsky Gala XLVI

The grand finale of the Hamburg Ballet-Days and the season will be the Nijinsky Gala. The annual gala which is always dedicated to a dance-specific or [...]

next performance: Sunday 28. Jun. 2020


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