Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Berlin

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January 2018
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Berlin thrives with all types of events: here you can find performances hosted at the newly reopened Staatsoper Unter den Linden, chamber music and symphonic concerts held at the enygmatic Philharmonie and attend pictoresque opera productions at the Komische Oper.You can find concerts or opera performances using our Berlin Concert Calendar or the search bar.
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BerlinDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Anthony Bramall; Herbert Fritsch; Komische Oper Berlin; Victoria Behr

BerlinCarmenNew production

Bizet: Carmen
Ivan Repušić; Ole Anders Tandberg; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Erlend Birkeland; Maria Geber; Clémentine Margaine; Charles Castronovo

BerlinThe Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte)

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute)
Henrik Nánási; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Esther Bialas

BerlinDie Gezeichneten (The Branded)New Production

Schreker: Die Gezeichneten (The Branded)
Stefan Soltesz; Calixto Bieito; Komische Oper Berlin; Rebecca Ringst; Ingo Krügler; Chor der Komischen Oper Berlin; Vocalconsort Berlin

BerlinSnow White and the 77 Dwarves

Kats-Chernin: Snow White and the 77 Dwarves
Pawel Poplawski; Christian von Götz; Komische Oper Berlin; Lukas Noll; Karin Fritz; Kinderchor der Komischen Oper Berlin
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A heavy crown: austere Monteverdi at the Staatsoper

The Staatsoper's new L'incoronazione di Poppea is serious, intelligent but short on fire.
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Rosas: Bach6Cellosuiten

Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker’s, Jean-Guihen Queyras’ and Rosas’ Mitten wir im Leben sind/Bach6Cellosuiten presented at HAU 1 is a raw but very sleek work on Bach’s milestone of Western music.
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Sweet nothings: a disappointing Hänsel und Gretel

Achim Freyer's production robs Humperdinck's fairy tale of heart and drama at the Lindenoper.
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Happy 275th birthday, Staatsoper Unter den Linden!

An anniversary gala concert with historic references worth the hype.
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Fiddler on the Roof returns to the Komische Oper

“Fiddler on the Roof” as a universal parable of tradition 
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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.