Guide to Deutsche Oper Berlin

Here is a guide to the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Scroll down this page to find out all you need to know: read reviews and feature articles, find events and performances and see video clips.
« The singing this evening, from a cast of young International singers, was solid to stellar, a reminder that it is possible to enjoy an evening at the opera where genuine attention is paid not to the director’s concept but to the quality of musical performance. Ako Imamura, Bachtrack, October 2015 »
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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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Deutsche Oper Berlin’s new season

Opera features a number of brooding outsiders and a handful of them appear in new productions next season at Berlin’s Deutsche Oper.
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BerlinLe nozze di Figaro

Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)
Nicholas Carter; Götz Friedrich; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Herbert Wernicke; Davide Luciano; Thomas Lehman

BerlinLe ProphèteNew production

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

BerlinLohengrin

Wagner: Lohengrin
Donald Runnicles; Kasper Holten; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Axel Kober; Steffen Aarfing; Marko Mimica

BerlinLa bohème

Puccini: La bohème
Nicholas Carter; Götz Friedrich; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Peter Sykora; Yosep Kang; Liparit Avetisyan

BerlinIl barbiere di Siviglia

Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville)
Ido Arad; Katharina Thalbach; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Nikolas Nägele; Momme Röhrbein; Guido Maria Kretschmer; Vasilisa Berzhanskaya
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A wing and a prayer: Le Prophète

Oliver Py's new Meyerbeer staging offers plenty of clichés, but is a solid show, backed up by a fine musical performance.
****1
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Imaginative Tannhäuser at Deutsche Oper Berlin

The production was interesting but at times distracting, but the musical performances triumphed. 
****1
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Death lurks: Aribert Reimann's L'Invisible

In L’Invisible, which had its première last weekend at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Aribert Reimann has condensed three plays by Maeterlinck into bite-size chunks that vanish before they can be savoured.
***11
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Full immersion: Spuck's gloomy Dutchman in Berlin

Eric’s dream of a love story with no redemption in Christian Spuck's new production of Der fliegende Holländer at Deutsche Oper Berlin. 
****1
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End of the tunnel for Götz Friedrich's Ring

Powerful performances in Götz Friedrich's Deutsche Oper production. 
***11
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VIDEO CLIPS
looking back at the 2015-16 season

Meyerbeer rarity heads new Deutsche Oper season

Political intrigues in exotic settings lie at the heart of three new productions at Deutsche Oper next season, headed by a rare outing for Meyerbeer’s L’Africaine in its original version, as left by the composer, under the title Vasco de Gama.