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Performer: Komische Oper Berlin

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BerlinDer Zauberer von Oz

© Jaro Suffner
Valtinoni: The Wizard of Oz
Ivo Hentschel; Felix Seiler; Komische Oper Berlin; Kati Farkas

BerlinJephthaNew production

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Handel: Jephtha
Christian Curnyn; Richard Jones; Komische Oper Berlin; Hyemi Shin; Aletta Collins; Simon Berger

BerlinCANCELLED until 19 April: La bohème

© Iko Freese/Drama-berlin.de
Puccini: La bohème
Jordan De Souza; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Alexander Joel; Rufus Didwiszus; Victoria Behr

BerlinThe Rake's ProgressNew production

© Jan Windszus Photography
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress
Jordan De Souza; Kirill Serebrennikov; Komische Oper Berlin; Tatyana Dolmatovskaya; Evgeny Kulagin; Maximilian Hagemeyer

BerlinCANCELLED until 19 April: Fiddler on the Roof

© Iko Freese
Bock: Fiddler on the Roof
Koen Schoots; Barrie Kosky; Komische Oper Berlin; Otto Pichler
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Kosky's Semele revived in style at the Komische Oper Berlin

Nicole Chevalier (Semele) © Monika Rittershaus (2018)
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, Semele willingly pays the price of death through transformation. 
****1
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Click bait: an effective new Traviata at the Komische Oper

Natalya Pavlova (Violetta) © Iko Freese | drama.berlin.de
Nicola Raab's production doesn't quite provide the bold rethinking it promises, but stylish execution and a fine cast make for an effective modern Traviata
****1
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Nocturnal orgies versus controlled reason

Günter Papendell (Pentheus) and Sean Panikkar (Dionysus) © Monika Rittershaus
Sophisticated interpretation of The Bassarids by Hans Werner Henze at the Komische Oper Berlin
*****
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Asmik Grigorian wows as Tatyana in Komische Oper Eugene Onegin

Asmik Grigorian (Tatyana) © Ryan Buchanan

Barrie Kosky’s visually stunning and very finely sung Eugene Onegin from Komische Oper reaches Edinburgh, a triumphant showcase for soprano Asmik Grigorian.

****1
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Korngold's Dead City is not so dead in Berlin

Sara Jakubiak (Marietta) and Aleš Briscein (Paul) © Iko Freese | drama.berlin.de
In Robert Carsen's staging, the “dead city” is absent: the scenery showing a bourgeois room that one imagines overlooking a bright avenue in Vienna or Berlin rather than a dark alley in Bruges.
***11
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