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Performer: Ballet of Deutsche Oper Berlin

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BerlinUn ballo in maschera

Un ballo in maschera
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera
Nikolas Nägele; Götz Friedrich; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Gottfried Pilz; Yosep Kang; Markus Brück

BerlinDie Fledermaus

Die Fledermaus
Strauss II: Die Fledermaus
Stefan Blunier; Rolando Villazón; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Stephan Zilias; Johannes Leiacker; Thibault Vancraenenbroeck; Burkhard Ulrich

BerlinLes Huguenots

Les Huguenots
Meyerbeer: Les Huguenots
Alexander Vedernikov; David Alden; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Giles Cadle; Constance Hoffman; Erin Morley; Irene Roberts

BerlinLe Prophète

Le Prophète
Meyerbeer: Le Prophète
Enrique Mazzola; Olivier Py; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Pierre-André Weitz; Gregory Kunde; Clémentine Margaine

BerlinParsifal

Parsifal
Wagner: Parsifal
Donald Runnicles; Philipp Stölzl; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Conrad Moritz Reinhardt; Kathi Maurer; Sir Simon Keenlyside; Derek Welton
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Friedrich’s classic Ballo revived in Berlin

Un ballo in maschera © Marcus Lieberenz (2016)
Conductor Ivan Repušić leads a successful revival of Verdi’s playful masterpiece, with a solid cast.
***11
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Deutsche Oper revives Stölzl's Rienzi staging

Torsten Kerl (Rienzi) © Bettina Stöß
Staging the story of the Italian political figure Rienzi as that of a dictator in 20th-century Germany was an inspired idea. This revival was a rare occasion to experience Wagner's early opera. 
***11
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Rachvelishvili triumphs as Azucena in Berlin

Angela Meade (Leonora) and Annika Schlicht (Ines) © Bettina Stöß
In a dated production by Hans Neuenfels, conductor Giacomo Sagripanti leads a musically successful Trovatore, where Angela Meade and Anita Rachvelishvili show their vocal brilliance.
****1
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Catherine Naglestad's splendid Salome at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Catherine Naglestad (Salome) © Monika Rittershaus
Deutsche Oper Berlin's Salome was a mixed blessing: a magnificent Catherine Naglestad as the heroine, with good ensemble of singers and orchestra, but a thoughtful but far-fetched psychological interpretation.
***11
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Deutsche Oper's Un ballo in maschera

Etienne Dupuis (Anckarström)and Jorge de León Gustavo) © Marcus Lieberenz (September 2016 cast)
People who claim that opera is nothing more than a glorified pantomime would have their prejudices confirmed at Deutsche Oper Berlin's Un ballo in maschera. This is, however, high praise. It’s an evening of camp entertainment, not a philosophy lesson.
****1
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