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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. 9, 11, 17 Sep: Car­men (Bizet). 10, 18 Sep: Il bar­bi­ere di Siviglia (Rossini). 16, 21, 24 Sep: Un ballo in maschera ( Verdi). 25, 28 Sep: Cosí fan tutte (Mozart). www.deutscheoper­ber­ 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. 4 Sep: Sea­son open­ing, Peter Pan. 4, 16, 18, 24 Sep: A woman who knows what she wants! (Os­car Straus). 17 and 18 Sep: Turk­ish mu­sic festival. 25 Sep: The Mas­ter Singers of Nurem­berg ( Wag­ner). www.komis­che- oper- Behrensstr. 55-57. T: 030.47997400. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3


Na­cho Du­ato, at Komis­che Oper. www.staats­bal­let­tber­ 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. 18, 21, 24, 27 Sep: Tosca (Puc­cini). 22, 25, 28 Sep: Don Gio­vanni (Mozart). www.staat­soper­ber­ T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche

Oper. B3 The Komis­che Oper brings back for­got­ten cabaret pieces and Ger­man op­erettas that were banned by the Nazis. Berlin’s bal­let com­pany cur­rently per­forms at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. 3 Sep: Sea­son open­ing per­for­mance at Deutsche Oper. 2, 4, 5, 6 Sep: Romeo and Juliet (Ber­lioz, chore­og­ra­phy by Sasha Waltz) at Deutsche Oper. 11, 23 Sep: Mul­ti­plic­ity, Forms of Si­lence and Empti­ness, Chore­og­ra­phy by

Cham­ber Mu­sic Hall of the Phil­har­monie

Part of the Phil­har­monie, this con­cert hall presents daily cham­ber-mu­sic con­certs and free lunchtime con­certs Tuesdays. 2–19 Sep: Musik­fest. 23 Sep: Freiburger Barock­o­rch­ester (cond. Bezuiden­hout) plays CPR Bach, JC Bach, Mozart and Haydn. 28 Sep: The Orch­ester des Musik­gym­na­si­ums Schloss Belvedere (cond Jörg Brück­ner) per­forms works by Ligeti, Ja­cob, and Men­delssohn. 29 Sep: Carte Blanche, the Orches­tra Academy of the Ber­liner Phil­har­moniker. www.ber­liner- phil­har­ Herbert-von- Kara­jan-Str. 1. T: 030.254880. S+U Pots­damer Platz. D3


This charis­matic 1821 con­cert hall is the base

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