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.
January 2017
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« 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 »
season 2016-17 preview

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.
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. 
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Strauss R.: Salome
Jeffrey Tate; Claus Guth; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Muriel Gerstner; Catherine Naglestad; Manuela Uhl

BerlinDon Giovanni

Mozart: Don Giovanni
Daniel Cohen; Roland Schwab; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Piero Vinciguerra; Renée Listerdal; Davide Luciano; Laura Aikin


Verdi: Nabucco
Paolo Arrivabeni; Keith Warner; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Tilo Steffens; Julia Müer; Dalibor Jenis; Liudmyla Monastyrska


Wagner: Tannhäuser
Donald Runnicles; Kirsten Harms; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Bernd Damovsky; Ricarda Merbeth; Camilla Nylund
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Deutsche Oper's Un ballo in maschera

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.
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Grand opéra, grand singing: Les Huguenots

Meyerbeer's little performed work is given an enthusiastic rendering, with star singing from a big cast led by Flórez, Ciofi and Jerkunica. David Alden's quality Personenregie makes up for some unconvincing setting choices.
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Parsifal travels time and space at Deutsche Oper

Deutsche Oper Berlin's revival of Parsifal features a brilliant musical performances to override the production's focus on the dark side of religion.
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Rossini's Barber at Deutsche Oper Berlin

Enjoy this light and elegant opera buffa based on the play by Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais before year's end, as 2016 marks the 200th anniversary year of its premiere.
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