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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, 6 May: The Swal­low (Puc­cini). 7, 11, 16, 20 May: The Fly­ing Dutch­man ( Wag­ner). 23, 27 May: L'Elisir d'Amore (Donizetti). 24, 26 May: Billy Budd (Brit­ten). 28 May: Tosca (Puc­cini). www. deutscheoper­ber­lin.de. 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, 28 May: Don Gio­vanni (Mozart). 6, 19 May: The Corona­tion of Pop­pea (Mon­teverdi/Elena Katz- Ch­ernin). 7 May: Heute Nacht oder nie (Spo­lian­ski). 12, 20 May: Car­men (Bizet). 13 May: The Fair­ground Scene, from Sorochintsky Fair (Mus­sorgsky), in Rus­sian. 14 May: The Magic Flute (Mozart). 21, 25 May: Medea (Reimann). www.komis­che-oper- berlin.de. Behrensstr. 55-57. T: 030.47997400. U Franzö­sis­che Straße. E3

Staats­bal­lett

Berlin’s bal­let com­pany cur­rently per­forms at var­i­ous lo­ca­tions. 5, 12, 14 May: Swan Lake ( Tchaikovsky). 19 May: One­gin ( Tchaikovsky). 23, 24, 29 May: Du­ato/Schechter at Komis­che Oper. 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. 2, 4 May: Le Nozze di Fi­garo (Mozart). 3, 5 May: La Travi­ata ( Verdi). 6, 7, 13, 18, 20, 25 May: Il Bar­biere di Siviglia ( Verdi). 14, 17, 21, 26, 28 May: Don Carlo ( Verdi). 27 May: La Dam­na­tion de Faust ( Verdi). www.staat­soper- berlin.de. T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche Oper. B3

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