International Opera Studio of the Hamburg State Opera

The International Opera Studio of the Hamburg State Opera offers young singers the opportunity to complement and complete their training within the conditions of a working theatre. During their two-year membership, the Studio members are introduced to the daily work of an opera singer and supported in their individual career planning.

One major part of the programme is their appearance in opera productions of the Hamburg State Opera. Since 2006, members of the International Opera Studio have also presented one opera production of their own every season at the opera stabile. Their artistic education is complemented by coaching sessions on contract law and insights into dramaturgy and marketing, among other subjects.

The partners of the International Opera Studio are the Körber Foundation and the Foundation for the Support of the Hamburg State Opera as well as the J.J. Ganzer Foundation.


Members of the International Opera Studio 2016/17

Zak Kariithi

Marta Swiderska

Bruno Vargas

Denis Velev

Narea Son

Sergei Ababkin

Sascha Emanuel Kramer

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