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


Chopin Dances | Two Ballets by Jerome Robbins

"Dances at a Gathering" is about my life in that period – just a feeling of love and relationships with people. Jerome Robbins DANCES AT A [...]

no further performances this season


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: Monday 29. Apr. 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: Wednesday 20. Mar. 2019


Lady of the Camellias | Ballet by John Neumeier based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas

Neumeier very subtly uses the tragic 19th Century story of the title heroine Marguerite and her lover Armand Duval by reflecting it against the fate of another [...]

next performance: Friday 29. Mar. 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


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


Don Quixote | Ballet by Rudolf Nurejev after Marius Petipa

In 2018 the ballet world will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of French choreographer Marius Petipa. To mark this milestone, the Hamburg Ballet is [...]

next performance: Thursday 27. Jun. 2019


Nijinsky | Ballet by John Neumeier

"Nijinsky" is the title of this "choreographic approach" to a dance phenomenon that has been part of Neumeier's life ever since the [...]

next performance: Friday 21. Jun. 2019


The World of John Neumeier | Ballets by John Neumeier

A Celebration for John Neumeier's 80th Birthday The Hamburg Ballet presents the Benefit Gala "The World of John Neumeier" with a high-carat cast: [...]

no further performances this season


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


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: Thursday 16. May. 2019


Het Nationale Ballet | Guest Company

The renowned Dutch company Het Nationale Ballet presents works by the celebrated choreographer Hans van Manen. This is the third invitation John Neumeier has [...]

next performance: Tuesday 25. Jun. 2019


Nijinsky Gala XLV

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 30. Jun. 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


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


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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