Where music is a way of life

Germany is not just the country of poets and thinkers, but also of composers and musicians. Let the countless concerts, festivals and operas transport you to previously unknown heights.

Concerts and festivals

Discover Germany's many concerts and festivals, ranging from legendary rock and pop to the amazing atmosphere of open air events. Enjoy unique worlds of sound and celebrate with kindred spirits against the backdrop of historic cities, idyllic landscapes and modern metropolises.

Opera in Germany: musical and architectural beauty!

With more opera houses than almost any country in the world, Germany is an opera stronghold where tradition and innovation meet. Classical works of masters such as Wagner, Mozart and Beethoven come to life here in grand theatres, some of them historic, as well as modern, avant-garde venues. From the Baroque splendour of Dresden's Semperoper to the Hamburg State Opera in the post-war modern style, each stage provides an unforgettable experience. The annual Bayreuth Festival dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner is just one of many opera events that attract connoisseurs and new fans alike. Be enchanted by Germany as a stage for musical delights and the full spectrum of emotions as you experience the diversity of opera.

Find a selection of leading opera houses here.

Discover our many events

Are you excited about upcoming events in Germany – the film festivals, jazz festivals, the "Long Night of Museums" and much more? If so, click on a region of your choice and explore exciting opportunities for cultural experiences and entertainment in your favourite state.