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 email@example.com
for more information.
Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2017 12:23
This 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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Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 07:56
Opera 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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Last Updated on Friday, 16 December 2016 08:52
The 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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Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 09:16
What is Puccini's "La bohème"? Is it perhaps the most widely known and loved opera in the Western world? Or a deeply touching story of love and loss set to a treasure trove of unforgettable melodies? Or Opera Club's new autumn project? The answer is, of course, all of the…
Read more: Autumn 2016: Opera Club, Bohemian style
Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 September 2016 09:09
What a great 2015/2016 opera season for the Opera Club! Our two projects, J. Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" in the autumn and Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" in the winter/spring, never failed to delight us with incredible music and inspiration. The respective performances that we attended received some of the best reviews ever from our members and made for a pair of wonderful evening outings. Here are several photo highlights.
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Last Updated on Saturday, 27 June 2015 09:43
Not a lot, it's true! But they do each have a place in the new season of the Opera Club, starting in the autumn. The new 2015/16 Spielzeit will be here before we know it!
We will be starting off with an exciting joint event with the Film Club. The…
Read more: What do French grand opera and operettas have in common?