Press Kit: Hamburg – A City of Music Media information on Hamburg – A City of Music; its culture on offer; and its time-honoured tradition of music – including three professional orchestras, the State Opera House, notable chamber ensembles, and its jazz, rock and pop scenes.

Press Information

Hamburg's prolific music scene is famous throughout Germany and beyond. The musical metropolis has been a hive of activity since the 17th century: the first opera house in Europe was opened here in 1678. The current music scene in Hamburg is highly diverse; the city is home to three professional orchestras, an opera house, notable soloists and ensembles, jazz, rock and pop musicians, composers, singer-songwriters, electronic experimenters and many renowned educational institutions.

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Images and videos of our concert halls and events are available free of charge for editorial purposes. Please always credit the photographer. Commercial use of any kind or modification of the images is not permitted. A copy of your editorial coverage or a brief summary of the intended use would be appreciated.

Hamburg – a City of Music Hamburg – a City of Music © Christian Spahrbier
Hamburg – a City of Music Hamburg – a City of Music © Christian Spahrbier
Hamburg – a City of Music Hamburg – a City of Music © Roberto Kai Hegeler

Press Contact

Guido Neumann
Hamburg Marketing GmbH
phone: +49 40 411 110 617
guido.neumann@marketing.hamburg.de