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“Messiah” returns to The Hamburg Ballet

Messiah ballet The Hamburg Ballet performs John Neumeier’s "Messiah." Photo by Holger Badekow, courtesy of The Hamburg Ballet.

Germany's Hamburg Ballet, directed by American choreographer John Neumeier for the last 40 years, will present the full-length production Messiah at the Hamburg State Opera on April 18, 20, 24, 26 and 29, as well as July 5. 

Messiah, created by Neumeier, had its world premiere in 1999. Set to the music of Georg Friedrich Haendel and Arvo Pärt, the ballet follows the story of Jesus Christ – his birth, his life and ministry.

Read more about The Hamburg Ballet’s Messiah at Dance Informa