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Deutsche Oper

A 1960s dé­cor-free box of acous­tic magic. Di­rec­tor and con­duc­tor Don­ald Run­ni­cles puts to­gether rich pro­grams brim­ming with Verdi, Rossini, and Mozart. 1, 4 Jul: La Travi­ata ( Verdi). 2, 5 Jul: Faust ( Gounod). 3 Jul: La Ron­dine (Puc­cini). 21–25 Jul: Sum­mer guest: Bé­jart Bal­let Lausanne. 28– 31 Jul: Sum­mer guest: Je­sus Christ Su­per­star. www.deutscheoper­ber­lin.de. Bis­mar­ck­str. 35. T: 030.34384343. U Deutsche Oper. B3

Komis­che Oper

Young and dar­ing opera pro­duc­tions won this theater the ti­tle Opera House Of The Year 2013. Aus­tralian in­ten­dant Bar­rie Kosky is also the artis­tic di­rec­tor of some of the per­for­mances, with mes­mer­iz­ing re­sults. 1 Jul: Rigo­letto Verdi). 2, 3 Jul: West Side Story Bern­stein). 4, 9 Jul: Gi­ulio Ce­sare in Egitto Hän­del). 7 Jul: Moses und Aron (Schön­berg). 8 Jul: Gianni Schic­chi|Herzog Blaubarts Burg (Puc­cini/Bartók). 9, 12 Jul: Die Schöne He­lena (Of­fen­bach). 11 Jul: Don Gio­vanni Mozart). 14-19 Jul: Yam­ato, The Drum­mers of Ja­pan. 21-26 Jul: Mum­men­schanz. www.komis­che- oper- ber­lin.de. Behrensstr. 55-57. T: 030.47997400. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

Staats­bal­lett

Ber­lin’s bal­let com­pany per­forms at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. 13, 14 Jul: Gala of the Staatlichen Bal­lettschule Ber­lin, Schiller Theater. www.staats­bal­lett- ber­lin.de. T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche Oper. B3

Staat­soper im Schiller Theater

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 Jul: Or­feo (Mon­teverdi). Schiller­str. 9/ Bis­mar­ck­str. 110. www.staat­soper- ber­lin.de T: 030.20354555. U Deutsche Oper. B3

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