Ballet Workshop

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 [...]

next performance: Sunday 11. Oct. 2020


Ballets for Piano and Voices | Ballets by John Neumeier

When dance and music touch each other in the "ballets for piano and voice", the play of their mutual movements opens up spaces for chamber-like atmospheres that [...]

next performance: Sunday 18. Oct. 2020


Death In Venice | A Dance of Death by John Neumeier based on the novella by Thomas Mann

What fascinates me in my interpretation of Thomas Mann’s novella is the depiction of absolute love. Tadzio causes Aschenbach to confront a hidden part of [...]

next performance: Thursday 29. Oct. 2020


Saint Matthew Passion | Ballet by John Neumeier

“One 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: Saturday 07. Nov. 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: Thursday 12. Nov. 2020


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 version of "The [...]

next performance: Sunday 13. Dec. 2020


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 06. Jan. 2021


The Glass Menagerie | Ballet by John Neumeier based on Tennessee Williams

"The Glass Menagerie" was the foundation of Tennessee Williams's fame as one of the most important writers in the US of the 20th century. Although the success [...]

next performance: Sunday 17. Jan. 2021


A Midsummer Night's Dream | Ballet by John Neumeier based on William Shakespeare

"And sleep, that sometimes shuts up sorrow's eye, Steal me awhile from mine own company." A Midsummer Night's Dream, Act III, Scene 2 Music: Felix [...]

next performance: Saturday 17. Apr. 2021


Turangalîla | Ballet by John Neumeier

"As with all words from ancient oriental languages, its meaning is very rich. 'Lila' literally means play — but play in the sense of the divine action [...]

next performance: Saturday 15. May. 2021


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: Wednesday 19. May. 2021


Nijinsky Gala XLVII

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 27. Jun. 2021


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