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Die schöne Hélèna. Photo by Iko Frees

It’s a good time to be an opera fan in Berlin. Here’s a look at the revitalised scene. Three operas – "Die schöne Hélèna", "Pelléas et Mélisande" and "Le Prophète" – offer fans and newbies alike something to sing about. more

Theatre & Dance

The Komische Oper is remounting Oscar Straus’ 1923 operetta The Pearls of Cleopatra, a light bit of fun about a powerful female leader and a disaffected middle class amid a drought. Timely, right? more

Theatre & Dance

After tackling Mozart’s Così fan tutte at the Deutsche Oper, expat multihyphenate Black Cracker presents video album Come As U R at SomoS Art House on December 4. more

Concerts & Parties

Claus Guth's production of the opera “Turn of the Screw” has a decidedly David Lynch-ian flair to it. But opera's not the only thing in Berlin with the touch of the “Twin Peaks” mastermind. more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW. Have you ever taken an IQ test? Are you sure it's really worth a damn? As part of MaerzMusik, the Berliner Festspiele’s massive celebration of contemporary music, Enno Poppe’s eccentric opera IQ comes to Berlin, March 13-15. more

Theatre & Dance

Einstein on the Beach created a revolution in the theatre world upon its 1976 premiere. Catch Philip Glass' abstract evocation of Einstein's impact on the world as interpreted by Bob Wilson at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele from Mar 5-7. more

Theatre & Dance

INTERVIEW: John Adams. After a 25 year wait, Adams' first opera, Nixon in China, finally receives it's Berlin premiere. Capitalism and communism clash in the unlikely opera subject of a US president traveling abroad. more

Theatre & Dance

What do museums, research, churches and math all have in common, besides government funding and a special place in parents’ dreams for their children? They all have a Lange Nacht. more

Theatre & Dance

  • DeutscheOperCarmen

    Marcus Lieberenz/bildbuehne.de

    DeutscheOperCarmen

    Ort: Deutsche Oper Berlin. Titel: Carmen. Autor: Georges Bizet. Musikal. Leitung: Ivan Repusic. Insz.: Ole Anders Tandberg. Buehne: Erlend Birkeland. Kostueme: Maria Geber. Licht: Ellen Ruge. Premiere: 20.01.2018 Darst.: Clementine Margaine (Carmen), Nicole Haslett (Frasquita), Jana Kurucova (Mercedes), Heidi Stober (Micaela). Copyright: Marcus Lieberenz/bildbuehne.de (Veroeffentlichung nur gegen Honorar und Belegexemplar!)

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