Christmas in Germany
Celebrate fine opera and music in the historic opera houses and concert halls of Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig and Berlin during the colourful Christmas season.
In Hamburg, attend the Hamburg State Opera’s performance of The Flying Dutchman, and a concert with the Vienna Philharmonic and acclaimed pianist Igor Levit at the impressive Elbphilharmonie.
Then, travel south to Saxony for a concert by the Staatskapelle Dresden and a performance of Korngold’s Die tote Stadt at the Semperoper.
In Leipzig, ‘the city of music’, hear cellist Sol Gabetta with the internationally-renowned Gewandhaus Orchestra.
Arriving in Berlin in the lead-up to Christmas, enjoy the operas La Bohème and Der Rosenkavalier at the Berlin State Opera, and Anna Bolena at the Deutsche Oper.
Between performances, delight in a specially-curated program of sightseeing, amble through Germany’s famed Christmas markets and enjoy a glass of German Glühwein to celebrate the festive season.