Laeiszhalle Großer Saal

POSTPONED: Gluck: Iphigénie en Tauride / Thomas Hengelbrock

The replacement event takes place on 3 May 2025

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This concert has already taken place! 12 | 21 | 43 | 60 | 72
Carolina López Moreno
Carolina López Moreno © Tom Bässler
Thomas Hengelbrock
Thomas Hengelbrock © Daniel Dittus

Griechische Tragödie in mitreißendem Klanggewand

For organisational reasons, this concert will have to be postponed by one season, until 3 May 2025. Ticket buyers will be informed by e-mail. Under the following link you can request a refund of your ticket price: Information on tickets refunds

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Thomas Hengelbrock has long been one of the leading lights of the European music scene with his synthesis of historic performing practice and energetic music-making. For the lead role in his concert performance of Christoph Willibald Gluck’s captivating opera »Iphigénie en Tauride«, he has invited one of today’s most moving soprano voices to come to Hamburg: Carolina López Moreno.

Gluck turned against the virtuoso excesses of Baroque opera with pared-down works concentrating on an absorbing depiction of the plot. He used the classical story of »Iphigénie en Tauride« for finely-drawn character studies that call for a high level of differentiation from all members of the cast.

An ideal piece for Hengelbrock to work his magic on. Together with his top-class Balthasar Neumann ensembles and an excellent soloists’ line-up, he makes the audience’s hearts beat faster with superb playing and singing, and intense drama.


Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und -Orchester

Carolina López Moreno Iphigénie

Paolo Fanale Pylade

Jean-Sébastien Bou Orest

conductor Thomas Hengelbrock


Christoph Willibald Gluck
Iphigénie en Tauride / opera in four acts

Concert performance in French

CANCELLED: Pre-Concert Talk

with Thomas Hengelbrock und Friederike Westerhaus (in German)

19:00 / Laeiszhalle, Großer Saal

Promoter: HamburgMusik / Balthasar-Neumann-Chor und -Orchester e.V.

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