Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Berlin

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Verdi: Aida
Giampaolo Maria Bisanti; Benedikt von Peter; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Katrin Wittig; Lene Schwind; Anna Smirnova; Tatiana Serjan

BerlinThe Town Musicians of Bremen | Bremen MızıkacılarıNew Production

Şendil: The Town Musicians of Bremen | Bremen Mızıkacıları
Ivo Hentschel; Tobias Ribitzki; Komische Oper Berlin; Alfred Peter; Kathrin-Susann Brose

BerlinPetrushka / L'Enfant et les sortilèges

Ravel, Stravinsky
Jordan De Souza; Suzanne Andrade; Komische Oper Berlin; Pia Leong; 1927; Esme Appleton; Katrin Kath

BerlinDie Zauberflöte

Mozart: The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)
Ido Arad; Günter Krämer; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Nikolas Nägele; TBC; Andreas Reinhardt

BerlinLa Belle Hélène

Offenbach: La Belle Hélène
Henrik Nánási; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Rufus Didwiszus; Buki Shiff
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Beethoven and beyond: Vladimir Jurowski and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Vladimir Jurowski is fond of grand statements, and sometimes off-the-wall programming – genius when it works, baffling when it doesn’t. 
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Hidden gems at the New Life Festival in Berlin

The first edition of the New Life Festival, dedicated to Jewish musicians who fled from or suffered under the National Socialist regime during the Second World War, uncovered some hidden gems.
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Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla at Komische Oper

Artistry and politics intertwine in a remarkable concert at the Komische Oper Berlin.
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Daring and grandeur in Barenboim's Schubert

Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin offer a fascinating shift in approach as they tackle Schubert's last two symphonies at the Boulezsaal.
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Wim Wenders successful dive into opera

Internationally acclaimed film director Wim Wenders and Daniel Barenboim give their debut with a rarely played opera by Georges Bizet.
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Deutsche Oper's new season

Deutsche Oper has a cornucopia in store for the new season. It promises some bold takes on the core repertoire, several enticing rarities, and a world première by the eminent German composer Aribert Reimann.
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Guide to Komische Oper Berlin

Check out Komische Oper homepage here to find their next events as well as the most recent reviews.
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Postcard from Berlin

From pearly music venues to countless architectural gems, vibrant Berlin is anything but staunchly Teutonic. Here's Clara Colotti's run-down.
September 2017
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