Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January 2020View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
EventsReviewsArticlesVideo
Flag of Germany

Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Germany

Find events in Germany
Interviews & features
Season previews
Featured Opera Houses
Upcoming eventsSee more...

BerlinLes Contes d'Hoffmann

© Monika Rittershaus
Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (The Tales of Hoffmann)
Alevtina Ioffe; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Katrin Lea Tag; Diego Leetz; Ulrich Lenz

BerlinMy Fair Lady

© Iko Freese
Loewe: My Fair Lady
Peter Christian Feigel; Andreas Homoki; Komische Oper Berlin; Frank Philipp Schlößmann; Mechthild Seipel; Arturo Gama; Franck Evin

BerlinDas kleine Ich bin ich

Komische Oper Berlin

BerlinKatya KabanovaNew production

© Jan Windszus Photography
Janáček: Katya Kabanova
Giedrė Šlekytė; Jetske Mijnssen; Komische Oper Berlin; Julia Katharina Berndt; Dieuweke van Reij; Mark Vandenesse; Simon Berger

BerlinPierrot LunaireNew production

Pierrot Lunaire: Dagmar Manzel © Monika Rittershaus
Schoenberg: Pierrot Lunaire
Christoph Breidler; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Valentin Mattka; Katrin Kath; Dagmar Manzel; Ulrich Lenz
Latest reviewsSee more...

Beethoven at the barre in Berlin

Marc Minkowski © Berliner Philharmoniker
A rare outing for Beethoven's ballet, The Creatures of Prometheus, paired with a fiery symphony by Haydn. 
***11
Read more

A return to pure dance: Neumeier's Ghost Light at Hamburg Ballet

Ghost Light © Kiran West
John Neumeier presents the first full-length Covid-compliant ballet, a series of “delicious miniatures” created on the company's entire ensemble of almost 60 dancers.
***11
Read more

Barmy, balladic and balmy: three pieces at the Elbphilharmonie

Kent Nagano © Sergio Veranes Studio

Kent Nagano and the Hamburg Philharmonic contrast barmy Hindemith with balmy Schubert, while Julian Prégardien explores Mahler’s balladic Wayfaring Songs.

 

***11
Read more

A remarkable double debut in Berlin

Francesco Piemontesi and the Berliner Philharmoniker © Stephan Rabold
Lahav Shani and Francesco Piemontesi make their debuts with the Berliner Philharmoniker in a pair of works infused with springtime. 
****1
Read more

Weilerstein and Gilbert at the Elbphilharmonie

Alisa Weilerstein © Harald Hoffmann | Decca

Alisa Weilerstein shows why Tchaikovsky’s Rococo Variations deserves to be considered a concerto, while Alan Gilbert’s view of the Eroica with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester raises some doubts.

****1
Read more