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Classical Music

The sound of the Hamburg orchestras

Hanseatic music history dates back to the 17th century. And even today, Hamburg plays at the forefront of classical music, whether it's traditional or contemporary pieces. The Elbphilharmonie, the Laeiszhalle, the bunker on St. Pauli, churches and open-air concerts provide space for ensembles, orchestras, choirs and soloists.

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From live club to Elbjazz festival Jazz live

It grooves, swings and sounds in Hamburg: Jazz is an established part of the Hanseatic city's live music scene. Jazz lovers will find a daily concert schedule between the Alster and the Elbe in traditional clubs like the Cotton Club or new locations like Halle 424.

Jazz live

From Johann Strauss to Giuseppe Verdi Operas & Operettas

If you like, Hamburg offers many facets of musical stage entertainment: the more than 300-year-old State Opera, the Chamber Opera in Altona or the Opera Loft in the Hafen-City.

Operas & Operettas
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Important collections & great art Museums

Valuable art, maritime objects of daily use, archaeological finds and children's books - Hamburg's museum landscape has a place to go for almost every taste.


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