BALLET & OPERA

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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. 1, 5 Jul: Die Ent­führung aus dem Serail (Mozart). 7 Jul: Car­men (Bizet). 8 Jul: Die Zauber­flöte (Mozart). 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. 1, 8 Jul: My Fair Lady ( Loewe). 2, 10 Jul: Cen­drillon ( Massenet). 3 Jul: Cas­tor et Pol­lux ( Rameau). 4 Jul: Heute Nacht Oder Nie (Spo­lian­ski). 5 Jul: Der Vampyr ( Marschner). 6 Jul: Jew­geni One­gin ( Tchaikovsky). 7 Jul: Geschichten aus dem Wiener Wald ( HK Gru­ber). 9 Jul: Les Contes d'Hoff­mann ( Of­fen­bach). 12–17 Jul: Yam­ato, the Drum­mers of Ja­pan. 19–24 Jul: Les Bal­lets Tro­cadero de Monte Carlo. www.komis­cheoper- berlin.de. Behrensstr. 55-57. T: 030.47997400. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

Staats­bal­lett

Berlin’s ballet com­pany cur­rently per­forms at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. 3, 5, 9 Jul: The Sleep­ing Beauty ( Tchaikovsky) at Deutsche Oper Berlin. www. staats­bal­lett- berlin.de. T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche Oper. B3

Staat­soper im Schiller Theater

While its home 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, 3 Jul: Or­feo e Euridice (Gluck). 2 Jul: Göt­ter­däm­mung ( Wag­ner). 8, 11, 14 Jul: Il Trova­tore ( Verdi). www.staat­soper- berlin.de. T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche Oper. B3

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