November 2018
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Treffpunkt: Bühneneingang

Führung für Grundschulen


Großes Haus

Szenen aus Goethes Faust

Robert Schumann

Szenen aus Goethes Faust


Achim Freyer stages "Szenen aus Goethes Faust"

"An entrancing new production by Achim Freyer for the Hamburg State Opera" (The New York Times).
The second premiere of this season: Achim Freyer's interpretation of Robert Schumann's fragment "Szenen aus Goethes Faust" under the musical direction of Kent Nagano and with Christian Gerhaher in the leading role.

Manon Lescaut


María José Siri is Manon Lescaut

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Manon Lescaut", which premiered in Turin 125 years ago, will be on stage again from November 13th. The title role will be performed by María José Siri. Read more...


Kent Nagano conducts the "Ring"

All Wagner fans can be particularly happy: Under the musical direction of General Music Director Kent Nagano we will be showing the complete production of "Der Ring des Nibelungen" by Richard Wagner in the staging of Claus Guth from October 30th to December 2nd in two performance series. Information about the individual stagings and the matching subscription can be found in the overview. Read more...

Die Walküre


Twice Wagner's "Die Walküre"

On the 11th and 16th of November, the "first day" of Wagner's "Ring" cycle is back. The world-famous baritone John Lundgren sings the role of Wotan. Part of the first-class casts are also include Robert Dean Smith, Alexander Tsymbalyuk, Jennifer Holloway and Lise Lindstrom. Musical direction: Kent Nagano. Read more...



Twice Wagner's "Siegfried"

"Siegfried", the third part of Wagner's "Ring" cycle, will be on stage on November 18th and 23th under the musical direction of Kent Nagano as well as Andreas Schager, John Lundgren, Lise Lindstrom and Doris Soffel as guests on stage. Read more...



Twice Wagner's "Götterdämmerung"

"Götterdämmerung" will complete the "Ring Tetralogy" on November 25th and December 2nd under the musical direction of Kent Nagano. Andreas Schager, Lise Lindstrom and Allison Oakes will be guests on stage. Read more...


Cast changes

Franz-Josef Selig will sing the bass parts (Mephisto, Böser Geist, Pater Profundus, Bass-Solo) for Liang Li in "Szenen aus Goethes Faust" (from 28.10.2018).
Alexander Tsymbalyuk will sing the role of Hunding for Liang Li in "Die Walküre" (from 11.11.2018).
Andrzej Dobber will sing the role of Scarpia in "Tosca" (from 28.11.2018) for Roberto Frontali.
Vittorio Prato will sing the role of Lescaut in "Manon Lescaut" (on 21. and 29. March 2019) for Dalibor Jenis.


Guided Tours at the Hamburg State Opera

You are interested in a look behind the scenes? This season we invite you to take part in one of our guided tours in English. Read more...


Digital "ARTE Opera Season"

European cultural channel ARTE is launching a new online service in partnership with 22 European opera houses: "ARTE Opera Season." The performances of the participating opera houses will be broadcastes live every month (via "ARTE Concert") and will be available online. The Hamburg State Opera is a partner and will be making a production available as a broadcast from the next season! Read more...

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