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Deutsche Oper

A 1960s dé­cor-free box of acous­tic magic. Direc­tor and con­duc­tor Don­ald Run­ni­cles puts to­gether rich pro­grams with lots of Verdi, Rossini, and Mozart. 4, 12 Jun: Die Liebe zu den drei Orangen ( Prokofiev). 5, 7 Jun: Sleep­ing Beauty ( Tchaikovsky). 6, 11, 13, 17, 20 Jun: Nabucco ( Verdi). 14 Jun: Die Zauber­flöte ( Mozart). 19, 24, 27, 30 Jun: Faust ( Gounod). 29 Jun: La Ron­dine (Puc­cini). www. deutscheoper­ber­lin.de. Bis­mar­ck­str. 35. T: 030.34384343. U Deutsche Oper. B3

Komis­che Oper

Young and dar­ing opera pro­duc­tions won this theater the ti­tle of “Opera House of the year 2013.” Aus­tralian in­ten­dant Bar­rie Kosky is also the artis­tic direc­tor of some of the per­for­mances, with mes­mer­iz­ing re­sults. 2 Jun: Tra­di­tional Ger­man songs. 4 Jun: Odysseus ( Mon­teverdi). 5, 30 Jun: Car­men ( Bizet). 6, 11, 14, 27 Jun: Gi­ulio Ce­sare in Egitto ( Hän­del). 7, 19 Jun: West Side Story ( Bern­stein). 12, 20, 24, 28 Jun: Rigo­letto ( Verdi). 13 Jun: Cosí Fan Tutte ( Mozart). 23 Jun: Don Gio­vanni ( Mozart). www.komis­che- oper- ber­lin.de. Behrensstr. 55-57. T: 030.47997400. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

Staats­bal­lett

Ber­lin’s ballet com­pany, per­form­ing at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions: 1, 3, 22, 29 Jun: Di­ver­sity. Forms of si­lence and empti­ness (Mu­sic by Bach), chore­og­ra­phy by Na­cho Du­ato, at Komis­che Oper. 5, 7 Jun: Dorn­röschen ( Tchaikovsky), at Deutsche Oper. 13 Jun: Du­ato/Kylian (chore­og­ra­phy by Du­ato and Kylian), at Schiller Theater. 21, 23, 25, 26, 28 Jun: Dia Ba­jadere (chore­og­ra­phy by Du­ato, mu­sic by Bach), at Komis­che Oper. www.staats­bal­lett- ber­lin. de. T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche Oper. B3

Staat­soper im Schillerthe­ater

While its glam­orous home venue on Un­ter den Lin­den gets re­vamped, the Staat­soper has tem­po­rar­ily moved all per­for­mances to the Schiller Theater. Daniel Baren­boim’s per­fect pro­duc­tions range from Baroque op­eras to con­tem­po­rary pre­mieres. 1, 7, 12 Jun: La Travi­ata ( Verdi). 6, 10 Jun: La Straniera ( Bellini). 14, 17, 20, 22, 25, 27 Jun: Ari­adne auf Naxos ( Strauss). Schiller­str. 9/ Bis­mar­ck­str. 110. T: 030.20354555. U Deutsche Oper. B3

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