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BerlinLa Bayadère

Minkus: La Bayadère
Marius Petipa; Alexei Ratmansky; Staatsballett Berlin; Victorien Vanoosten; Jérôme Kaplan; Linus Fellbom

BerlinCarmen

Bizet: Carmen
Daniel Barenboim; Martin Kušej; Staatsoper Berlin; Jens Kilian; Heidi Hackl; Anita Rachvelishvili; Michael Fabiano

BerlinIdomeneoNew production

Mozart: Idomeneo, rè di Creta
Sir Simon Rattle; Sir David McVicar; Staatsoper Berlin; Vicki Mortimer; Andrew Staples; Magdalena Kožená

BerlinAbonnementkonzert VI

Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Berlioz
Staatskapelle Berlin; Sir Antonio Pappano; Yuja Wang

BerlinAbonnementkonzert VI

Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Berlioz
Staatskapelle Berlin; Sir Antonio Pappano; Yuja Wang
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More glitter than gold: the Berliner Staatsoper's new Rosenkavalier

Camilla Nylund (Marschallin) © Ruth Walz

Another opera novice struggles in the Staatsoper's new Rosenkavalier, while Zubin Mehta's leaden conducting proves a burden.

***11
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Sir John Falstaff as a Berliner in Mario Martone’s Staatsoper staging

Falstaff © Matthias Baus (2018)
Zubin Mehta leads a great cast in a revival of a successful production of Verdi's Falstaff at the Staatsoper in Berlin
****1
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Tears in the rain: La bohème at the Staatsoper Berlin

Zvetelina Vassileva (Mimi), Miroslav Dvorsky (Rodolfo) and Roman Trekel (Marcello) © Monika Rittershaus (2001)
The Staatsoper Unter den Linden revives a successful, romantic production by Lindy Hume, with Eleonora Buratto and Benjamin Bernheim as the protagonists.
****1
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Oscar Wilde takes centre stage in Staatsoper's Salome

Aušrinė Stundytė (Salome) and Christian Natter (Oscar Wilde) © Monika Rittershaus
The Staatsoper revives a confused production by Hans Neuenfels, under the baton of Thomas Guggeis.
***11
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Why, why, why Dalila? More disappointment at Unter den Linden

Brandon Jovanovich (Samson) and Elīna Garanča (Dalila) © Matthias Baus
Daniel Barenboim conducts an underwhelming cast in the Staatsoper's new Samson et Dalila, and Argentinian director Damián Szifron's operatic debut is stale and cliché-ridden. 
**111
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