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American Women's Club of Hamburg

Opera Club

At the monthly meetings of the Opera Club, we are discovering opera one masterwork at a time. We meet several times to get to know a selected opera and then attend a performance together. Beginners are particularly welcome! Meetings are held Friday mornings in Hamburg-Poppenbüttel. Contact Elizabeth R. at opera@awchamburg.org for more information.

Fidelio with the Opera Club

In this fresh new year 2018, naturally, we also have a new Opera Club project in the works. This time we will be turning our attention to Ludwig van Beethoven's one and only opera, "Fidelio". With its brilliant music and heroic central female character, Fidelio could hardly be a more…

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Brilliant Cav/Pag Evening

Brilliant Cav/Pag Evening

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Autumn 2017 with the Opera Club: Murder, Love, and Passion, Italian-Style

Autumn 2017 with the Opera Club:  Murder, Love, and Passion, Italian-Style

The AWC Opera Club’s new season is all planned and ready to go. This time, we will begin with two short projects to bring us through the autumn in fine musical fashion.

Pietro Mascagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” and Ruggero Leoncavallo’s “Pagliacci” will start us off with a double dose of Italian…

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Encore Opera Lunch with Dovlet Nurgeldiyev

Encore Opera Lunch with Dovlet NurgeldiyevThis week, the Opera Club had the pleasure of welcoming tenor Dovlet Nurgeldiyev back for an encore Opera Lunch with our group. We had a wonderful opportunity to catch up with his many varied activities and engagements in the two years since we all last met. Many new members were…

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Opera Club: Lucia di Lammermoor

Opera Club: Lucia di LammermoorOpera Club's brand new project begins on Friday, January 27 at 10 a.m. Our opera of choice this time is Gaetano Donizetti's beautiful, tragic opera "Lucia di Lammermoor", which we will get to know at a series of monthly meetings, culminating in an outing to the Staatsoper in mid-May. As…

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Bohemian Beauty with the Opera Club

Bohemian Beauty with the Opera ClubThe Opera Club succumbed fully to the joys, romance, and tears of Puccini's masterpiece "La bohème" at the Staatsoper Hamburg in early December. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves at a lovely performance, followed up by a llively late dinner at the Ristorante Opera.

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