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Falstaff at the Festtage: Verdi's masterpiece in a new production at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 25 March 2018
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The silvery light of the moon: Neuenfels' bloodless Salome at the Berliner Staatsoper

By , 08 March 2018
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Modified rapture: Tcherniakov's new Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 11 February 2018
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A heavy crown: austere Monteverdi at the Staatsoper

By , 13 December 2017
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Sweet nothings: a disappointing new Hänsel und Gretel at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 08 December 2017
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Disturbing scenes: Staatsoper reopens with a messy Faustian hybrid

By , 03 October 2017
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Wim Wenders successful dive into opera: Les Pêcheurs de perles at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 24 June 2017
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Cold discomfort: Andrea Breth's uncompromising Kát'a Kabanová at the Staatsoper

By , 14 June 2017
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The Third Reich Show: Terry Gilliam's Damnation de Faust reaches the Staatsoper

By , 27 May 2017
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Cracked mirror: La traviata at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 27 April 2017
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Fractures made whole: Claus Guth's shattering Frau ohne Schatten at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 09 April 2017
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The Staatsoper's remarkable Parsifal remains as moving as ever

By , 08 April 2017
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Magnificent music and opulent visuals: Purcell's King Arthur in Berlin

By , 21 January 2017
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Flimm's Hollywood Manon Lescaut is fleet-footed but effective in Berlin

By , 04 December 2016
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Chéreau's Elektra arrives in Berlin

By , 23 October 2016
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Harry Kupfer’s Fidelio confuses at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 09 October 2016
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Götterdämmerung a musical success at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 19 June 2016
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Andreas Schager a sensational Siegfried at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 15 June 2016
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A stunning musical achievement: Die Walküre in Berlin

By , 12 June 2016
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Staatsoper Berlin's Ring revival begins with musically satisfying Rheingold

By , 11 June 2016
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A dream team at Staatsoper Berlin for Martinů's Juliette

By , 28 May 2016
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Starry singing, but an underdirected Simon Boccanegra at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 08 May 2016
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Love comes from fate: René Jacobs conducts the first performance in 300 years

By , 23 April 2016
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Two Toscas a century apart in Berlin

By , 13 October 2015
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Tradition and transformation of a culture: Staatsoper Berlin's Die Meistersinger

By , 11 October 2015
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A dud bullet: Thalheimer’s Der Freischütz fires blanks at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 06 October 2015
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Monastyrska and Domingo sizzle in Berlin’s Macbeth

By , 07 February 2015
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In Berlin Claus Guth's Screw turns differently

By , 15 November 2014
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Shattering Tristan und Isolde in Berlin almost unbearably intense

By , 11 October 2014
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A bewildering Tosca at Berlin's Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

By , 03 October 2014
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Candide lights up the stage of the Berlin State Opera

By , 21 September 2014
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Dark and dour Traviata disappoints at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 14 September 2014
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Ariadne in Naxos in New York update at Glimmerglass Festival

By , 22 July 2014
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A gorgeously sung and strangely staged Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno at the Berlin Staatsoper

By , 07 June 2014
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The progress of a rake in Berlin: Krzysztof Warlikowski's production with the Staatsoper

By , 09 March 2013
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Du holde Kunst: Elsa Dreisig zieht als Violetta in ihren Bann

By , 14 February 2018
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Der Zaren-Bot schreitet und winkt, die Frauenseele leidet und singt: Die Zarenbraut in Berlin

By , 03 April 2016
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Staatsoper am Schillertheater im Verdi-Reigen zeigt Traviata nonstop

By , 27 December 2015
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Faust an der Berliner Staatsoper: ein großer Abend mit Simone Young

By , 17 December 2015
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Wider die Tristesse: Jürgen Flimms Nozze di Figaro an der Staatsoper Berlin

By , 15 November 2015
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