March 2018
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Elbphilharmonie, Kleiner Saal

4. Kammerkonzert


International stars in Hamburg

Giacomo Puccini's “Tosca” is back with an exquisite cast! On March 21, 24 and 29, Angela Gheorghiu will be starring as Floria Tosca, Riccardo Massi as Mario Cavaradossi. In the second series, Tatiana Serjan and Jorge de Leon will be in the leading roles (April 4 and 7). Anja Harteros and Jonas Kaufmann will give the grande finale on April 17 (sold out). The Italian baritone Franco Vassallo gives his role debut as Scarpia, he will be starring in all shows. Read more...


Autographing session with Angela Gheorghiu

Angela Gheorghiu is currently starring as Floria Tosca in Puccini's opera of the same name. After her last show on March 29 she will have an autographing session for her fans at Hamburg State Opera (Parkettfoyer) and sign CDs and DVDs for them.


In the lands of the Pharaohs...

That’s where Verdi’s “Aida” is set. For five shows during the Italian Opera Weeks we welcome four stars with strong voices: American soprano Kristin Lewis in the title role, mezzosoprano Elena Zhidkova (Amneris), Marco Berti (Radamès) and Roberto Frontali (Amonasro). Read more...


Libera me - Verdi's “Messa da Requiem”

After last season’s “Otello” and “¡Gesualdo!” Calixto Bieito’s new production of Verdi’s Requim celebrated a big success. Maria Bengtsson, Nadezhda Karyazina as well as Dmytro Popov and Gábor Bretz are starring next to the opera's chorus as vocal parts under the Musical Direction of Kevin John Edusei. Read more...


Italian Opera Weeks

From March 11 until April 17 we welcome international stars in the most popular Italian operas at Hamburg State Opera. Angela Gheorghiu, Anja Harteros, Jonas Kaufmann and many more will be guest starring in “Madama Butterfly”, “La Traviata”, “Tosca”, “Aida” and “Messa da Requiem” as well as the 7th Philharmonic Concert.

Friday 06. Apr. 2018, 8.00 pm

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Samuel Penderbayne



Season 2018/19

We will be publishing the upcoming opera and ballet season and all information about pre ticket sales on March 27, 2018. From this date, the 2018/19 schedule will be available in our booklet and online. Please be aware that orders placed before this date cannot be taken into account.


Wanna join me?

No more lonely opera visits: We established a new Facebook group for all of you who are looking for company for upcoming opera evenings. In this group you'll meet like-minded people and hopefully find the perfect company for an evening at the State Opera!