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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. 2 Jun: Billy Budd (Brit­ten). 3 Jun: Tu­ran­dot (Puc­cini). 4, 10 Jun: The Fly­ing Dutch­man ( Wagner). 8, 11 Jun: Nabucco ( Verdi). 9, 22 Jun: Tu­ran­dot (Puc­cini). 17, 23, 27 Jun: Boris Go­dunov (Mus­sorgsky). 24, 29 Jun: Don Carlo ( Verdi). 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. 2, 17 Jun: Car­men (Bizet). 3 Jun: The Corona­tion of Pop­pea (Mon­teverdi/Elena Katz- Ch­ernin). 5, 20, 25 Jun: Medea (Reimann). 10 Jun: The Fair­ground Scene, from Sorochintsky Fair (Mus­sorgsky), in Rus­sian. 16, 19, 22 Jun: Heute Nacht oder nie (Spo­lian­ski). 18, 24, 28 Jun: Zoroas­tre (Rameau). 23, 26 Jun: Or­pheus (Mon­teverdi). 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. 1, 5 Jun: Swan Lake ( Tchaikovsky) at Deutsche Oper. 2, 3, 10, 23 Jun: Du­ato/ Kylian at Schiller Theater. 4, 9, 11, 27, 29 Jun: Du­ato/Schechter at Komis­che Oper. 18, 19, 25, 26 Jun: The Sleep­ing Beauty ( Tchaikovsky) at Deutsche 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. 1, 4, 9, 11, 14 Jun: La Dam­na­tion de Faust ( Verdi). 18, 22, 25 Jun: Katja Ka­banowa (Janacek). 24, 30 Jun: Les Pecheurs de Per­les (Bizet). www.staat­soper- ber­lin.de. T: 030.34384140. U Deutsche Oper. B3

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