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Hamburgische Staatsoper

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Address: Grosse Theaterstr. 25, 20354 Hamburg, Germany
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+49 40 3568 ext. 0

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I bought two tickets on the 4. Rang, in Loge 2, for 16 euros each. Exciting to see the audience and the orchestra and stage below us. Comfortable seats, comfortable lounge... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought two tickets on the 4. Rang, in Loge 2, for 16 euros each. Exciting to see the audience and the orchestra and stage below us. Comfortable seats, comfortable lounge, relaxing terrace. With a more exciting production, we'll definitely be back.

Thank Troubadour
Porto, Portugal
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126 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Congratulations. Was my First ballet in Hamburg. The Opera House, is modern, nice, confortable, and the staff good. The dance company Ballet, amazing. Tatiana is a beautiful Story them I didnt know before, and i undestand the story. I Love the scenery they mixe tradicional and modern. Was for sure the top tem of my experience in Hamburg, and I'm... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I've been to two operas here, Don Carlo and The Magic Flute. The scenery can be quite minimalistic, and they tend to mix modern and traditional together with costumes, dialogue etc. They also include the audience in scenes, and in the case of Don Carlo, used the entire building during the second act! If you are into traditional Opera, the... More 

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162 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This was a surprise treat from my husband and I was delighted. The opera was la Boheme and musicality was seriously high and the orchestra incredible. The opera house itself is really modern and everything seemed fairly well organised, it was easy to get drinks, find you seat etc. Everything sounded great and stage views clear with some great scenery.... More 

Thank Sharon W
San Diego, California
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Saw a modern ballet piece and Rigoletto here during a short business trip here. Both are great productions, but beware that the audience is quite senior (>75). Flirting is hard during intermissions.

Thank Ustun Y
Hamburg, Germany
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I went to see the "magic flute" from Mozart. They used video and modern lighting which was very surprising. Good to see them taking risks even if sometimes the singers are not put enough in center stage. Both the outside of opera and the room inside are not well decorated, but the seats are very very comfortable.

Thank ornella_beau
Fairfax, Virginia
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We spent a week in Hamburg in early June and managed to see several operas while there. The performances by the singers were first rate, the performance by the orchestra was (unfortunately) third rate and the opera house management did their best to ruin the good spirits by the action of staff members at the end of the evening. The... More 

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Bottmingen, Switzerland
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179 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

To rate an Opera House or a Theater is very difficult. But let me try. I am a regular visitor of the Hamburgische Staatsoper since 1988 and I have seen great productions but also very few not worth the entrance ticket. The program of this opera house is very interesting and diversified. And the "Philharmonisches Staatsorchester" is one of the... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I had a great (even though with almost 4 hours rather long) evening at the Staatsoper. "Les Troyens" was well done and most of the singers brilliant. The house itself is not very attractive, nothing like other opera houses in Europe. Really nice: they give the pretzels they couldn't sell in the break away for free at the end of... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

Spring 2015 we were 4 friends on a trip to Hamburg. We have all been there before. We wanted to go to the Opera because we hoped that would be a great adventure. Well, is wasn´t what we had hoped for the "La Traviatta". Especially because of the decoration of the visual art on the scenery, which took the interest... More 

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