Beginning with the Season 2016/2017 the usage of the cloakroom at the State Opera will be free of charge for the audience. Cloakroom items (coats, umbrellas, large bags and comparable bulky items) are not allowed in the auditorium.
Our music shop offers full recordings and sections from operas, individual recordings of singers and recordings of productions at the Hamburg State Opera and concerts by the Hamburg Philharmonic State Orchestra at attractive prices. The music shop is open on all performance days in the Main House from the admission time to the end of the last interval.
We will be happy to send you the State Opera’s monthly folded programme free of charge on request. You can receive our “Journal” magazine with six issues per season by paying the postage costs of €12 (€6 for subscribers and cardholders) and by subscribing. Phone orders on +49 (0)040 / 35 68 68 We keep you up-to-date on our programme and other useful and interesting information about opera and ballet with our email newsletter. You can find our "Journal" as a free download here.
We offer introductory talks (in german language) 40 minutes before the event for many performances. With performances that are particularly suited to children and young people, there are special introductions for families with children for select performances.
These always start 45 minutes before the performance. We inform you about the exact dates on which these introductions take place in our current monthly publications and on our website.
Would you like a tour of the Hamburg State Opera? You can find all the dates for the following months in our publications and online. You can obtain tickets on +49 (0) 040/ 35 68 68, from our online ticket shop or at our box office. Information for groups of visitors at +49 (0) 040/ 35 68 406 or by email at email@example.com.