October 2019
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Adam Fischer (Foto: Nikolaj Lund)


Adam Fischer conducts "Don Giovanni"

Mozart's drama premieres in a new production by Jan Bosse and under the musical direction of Adam Fischer on October 20th. Andrè Schuen is Don Giovanni, Julia Kleiter is Donna Anna, Dovlet Nurgeldiyev is Don Ottavio, Federica Lombardi is Donna Elvira, Alexander Roslavets is Masetto, Kyle Ketelsen is Leporello and Alexander Tsymbalyuk is Il Commendatore. Read more...

Cosi fan tutte (Foto: Hans Jörg Michel)


"Così fan tutte" back on stage

Mozart's opera will be staged again in the colourful production by Herbert Fritsch from October 22nd on. Maria Bengtsson as Fiordiligigi, Stephanie Lauricella as Dorabella, John Chest as Guglielmo and Oleksiy Palchykov as Ferrando will perform under the musical direction of Christopher Ward. In addition, Katharina Konradi will be on stage as Despina and Levente Páll as Don Alfonso. Read more...

IchundIch (Foto: Dorien Thomsen)


World premiere: "IchundIch"

On November 3rd, Johannes Harneit's opera "IchundIch", adapted from Else Lasker-Schüler, will celebrate its world premiere on our rehearsal stage 1.
The production by Christian von Treskow features Gabriele Rossmanith, Daniel Kluge, Martin Summer, Jóhann Kristinsson, Ida Aldrian, Hiroshi Amako and Hellen Kwon.

Le Nozze di Figaro (Foto: Karl Forster)


"Le Nozze di Figaro"

Stefan Herheim's popular production of Mozart's classic is back on stage. Under the musical direction of Riccardo Minasi, Christoph Pohl and Christiane Karg share the stage as Count and Countess Almaviva. Wilhelm Schwinghammer is Figaro, Elbenita Kajtazi is Susanna. Cherubino is portrayed by Jana Kurucová and Yuri Vorobiev is Bartolo. Read more...

Pelléas et Mélisande


"Pelléas et Mélisande" with Rolando Villazón, Anna Prohaska, Simon Keenlyside

From November 15th, Willy Decker's production of Claude Debussys opera will be on the schedule with a top-class cast: Rolando Villazón is Pelléas, Anna Prohaska is Mélisande and Simon Keenlyside is Golaud. Tigran Martirossian is Arkel, Renate Spingler is Geneviève and David Minseok Kang is Un médecin. Under the musical direction of Kent Nagano. Read more...

Die Hamburger Mozart/Da Ponte-Trilogie


The Hamburg Mozart/Da Ponte trilogy

The Hamburg State Opera completes its Mozart/Da Ponte trilogy on October 20th 2019 with the premiere of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni" with Jan Bosse and Adam Fischer. "Così fan tutte" starts on October 22nd, "Le Nozze di Figaro" on November 1st. PS: With the subscription "Mozart/Da Ponte" you can comfortably visit all three famous operas, and save money! Read more...


Visit the opera with the "freiKartE"

Freshmen of Hamburg watch out: Your personal "freiKartE" is enclosed with the semester documents as a welcome gift at the start of your studies. From 1 October to 31 January, all performances can be attended free of charge according to availability - with the exception of premieres and special events. Simple: Tickets are available directly at our box office. New and even easier: Tickets can be booked online 12 hours before the performance starts. Welcome to Hamburg and see you soon! Read more...


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...

Staatsoper Hamburg


Cast changes

John Chest takes over the role of Guglielmo for Alexey Bogdanchikov in "Così fan tutte" (in the season 2019/20).
Linard Vrielink takes over the role of Basilio for Jürgen Sacher in "Le Nozze di Figaro" (on November 1st 2019).
Tigran Martirossian takes over the role of Colline for Alexander Roslavets in "La Bohème" (on January 11th and 14th 2020).
Casting changes contrary to the print version of the season brochure 2019/20 here.

arte Opera Season 2019/20


Digital "ARTE Opera Season"

The Hamburg State Opera is a partner and will provide the premiere of "Falstaff" as a broadcast from January 19th 2020!
European cultural channel 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.

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