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Enjoy an evening of opera at the Staatsoper, a classical ballet performance or a concert by the Philharmonic State Orchestra.

Classical music is very much alive in Hamburg. The city is home to the Philharmonic State Orchestra, the NDR Symphony Orchestra and numerous other high quality ensembles. The Hamburg Ballet is well-known for its moving performances in the Staatsoper opera house at Gänsemarkt. Plus, there is the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, renown for its talented music students.