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May 2020
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Così fan tutte (Foto: Hans Jörg Michel)


Video on demand: "Così fan tutte"

Stream Herbert Fritsch's colourful production of Mozart's opera now! With Maria Bengtsson as Fiordiligi, Ida Aldrian as Dorabella, Kartal Karagedik as Guglielmo, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev as Ferrando, Sylvia Schwartz as Despina and Pietro Spagnoli as Don Alfonso. Conducted by Sébastien Rouland. Recording of the premiere from the Hamburg State Opera. Available from May 18 to June 1. Read more...


Junge, komm' bald wieder!

With "Junge, komm' bald wieder!" members of the Philharmonic Orchestra present music in places that are currently not accessible or only accessible to a limited extent: from the swimming pool to the fitness studio to the traditional pub. In this way, we want to bring culture to people's homes and at the same time remind them of places that have not been accessible for weeks. Read more...

La Passione (Foto: Bernd Uhlig)


Video-on-Demand: "La Passione"

Streaming offer extended to July 8: With "La Passione" Romeo Castellucci brings Bach's St. Matthew Passion to the stage, resisting the temptation to perform a "spectacle". Instead, he searches for a new sense of revelation. The musical direction is provided by Hamburg's General Music Director Kent Nagano. Recording of the premiere from the Deichtorhallen Hamburg. Read more...


Postponed: On-sale date for the 2020/21 season

Due to the current situation, the originally scheduled on-sale date for individual tickets for the coming season, May 7 (for subscribers) resp. May 11, 2020 (for the general public), will be postponed to the beginning of August 2020. We will inform you about the exact dates here on our website and via newsletter, which you may subscribe to here (in German). Subscriptions for the 2020/21 season may also be ordered online anytime. Read more...



Information about the coronavirus

Dear Audience of the Hamburg State Opera and the Philharmonic State Orchestra,
due to the coronavirus, unfortunately all performances at the Hamburg State Opera and all concerts with the Philharmonic State Orchestra in the Elbphilharmonie are cancelled until the end of June. We regret very much that we will not be able to offer you any more regular performances this season, but we will continue to provide various online services and do our utmost to prepare the coming season as conscientiously as possible. We would like to thank our audience and ask you to be patient. We will inform you here as soon as we have more information.

VoD / Streaming Staatsoper Hamburg (Foto: Niklas Marc Heinecke)


Streaming services of the Hamburg State Opera expanded

Selected productions as Video-on-Demand: Currently "La Passione", the St. Matthew Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach, staged by Romeo Castellucci and conducted by Kent Nagano. Further recent productions will follow! In addition, the State Opera opens its archives and offers treasures from the Liebermann era for streaming: Currently "The Magic Flute" from 1971. Read more...

Staatsoper Hamburg @ Home (Foto: Monika Rittershaus)


Hamburg State Opera @ Home

We miss you and can't wait to welcome you back! In order to shorten the waiting time until the reopening, we want to offer home-made artistic program and exclusive insights from members of the house on our digital channels. So: Follow us on the blog and our social media channels and we'll present to you our digital program. Have fun, stay healthy and see you soon at the Hamburg State Opera! #staatsoperHHathome Read more...


Box Office closed

Due to the current situation the box office is currently closed. Until further notice, you can reach us by telephone in deviation from the usual opening hours from Monday to Friday, 10 am to 2 pm, via tel. +49(0)40 35 68 68. On Saturdays our ticket hotline is currently closed. You can reach the ticket and subscription service by e-mail via ticket@staatsoper-hamburg.de. Please find information about the return of tickets for the cancelled performances here.

Spielzeit 20/21


Announced: The 2020/21 season

The program of our upcoming season: six premieres at the Hamburg State Opera, three premieres in our opera stabile and the "Probebühne 1". Furthermore, 23 pieces from our repertoire as well as the 4th Italian Opera Weeks! The upcoming season's schedule and booklet are now available.
The on-sale date will be postponed to the beginning of August 2020. Please note the information here.


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...

arte Opera Season 2019/20


Digital "ARTE Opera Season"

ARTE presents an online service in partnership with 22 European opera houses: "ARTE Opera Season." The performances of the participating opera houses will be broadcasted live every month (via "ARTE Concert") and will be available online. The Hamburg State Opera is partner and contributed the premiere of "Falstaff" from January 19th 2020 as a broadcast! Read more...

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