Staatsoper im Schiller TheaterPREMIERE: »The Turn of the Screw« / Benjamin Britten himself conducted his »War Requiem« at our venue Unter den Linden in 1968. Only now the British composer will have his debut at the Staatsoper as an opera composer: Ivor Bolton will conduct Britten’s as enigmatic as impressive chamber... more
Komische Oper BerlinLa Belle Hélène / The first premiere of the season 14/15!
/OPÉRA-BOUFFE (1864) Monty Python à la française – that’s Jacques Offenbach, the father of operetta, and master of satirical musical theatre. Exactly 150 years ago one of his most influential works,»La Belle Hélène«, caused a sensation in... more
Deutsche Oper BerlinGiuseppe Verdi's Falstaff / 29. November, 4., 11. December / Just as Shakespeare's comedies never get bogged down in tattiness but always explore the sadness and loneliness behind the mask of tomfoolery, so too is Verdi's late work, FALSTAFF, much more than a light-hearted run-around. Basing his FALSTAFF on the... more