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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.

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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Autumn 2016: Opera Club, Bohemian style

Autumn 2016: Opera Club, Bohemian styleWhat 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…

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Opera Club 2015/1016 Season Highlights

Opera Club 2015/1016 Season Highlights

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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What do French grand opera and operettas have in common?

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…

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