Operas in Berlin


Town: Berlin Address: Richard-Wagner-Strasse 10 Phone: +49 30 343 84 01 A monumental structure, the Deutsche Oper occupies a central spot at Bismarckstrasse in Berlin-Charlottenburg. Active since 1961, the building towers over its surroundings, thus providing for one of the principal Berlin landmarks. The interiors of the Oper are vast and airy, with a spacious foyer. The work of architect Fritz Bornemann, the building has clear, distinct angles and simple architecture.
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Town: Berlin Address: Unter den Linden 7 Phone: +49 30 20 35 40 Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 11:00 -19:00 Saturday-Sunday 14:00 -19:00 The State Opera Berlin (Staatsoper Berlin) is the permanent seat of the German Opera Company and is situated in the famous Unter den Linden Boulevard. The construction of the building was commissioned by Frederick II in 1741, and the theatre soon started to operate under the name Forum Fredericianum.
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Town: Berlin Address: Behrenstrasse 55-57 Phone: +49 30 47 99 74 00 Having borrowed its name from the French term opera comique, the Komische Oper in Berlin is a venue for modern musical performances, geared towards the lighter operatic genres. Here, music and narrative are combined to produce an almost theatrical effect. The Komische Oper Berlin was inaugurated in 1947 as an entity designed to bring high culture to the people.
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Town: Berlin Address: Karl-Marx-Strasse 131-133 Phone: +49 30 688 90 70 The Neuköllner Oper is an institution geared towards non-dogmatic performances, and with a particular emphasis on eclecticism The site also stages more traditional performances, but still, favours new forms and good humour most of all. This opera stages some 11 new productions annually, which rotate in a total of 250 performances. The genres the Neuköllner Oper works with include opera adaptations, co-productions, musical performances, and short stagings.
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Town: Berlin Address: Kurfürstendamm 153 Phone: +49 30 89 00 23 The Schaubühne was founded in 1962 as a private theatre. The site started off as a venue for social debating, with its performances mirroring the political trends of the era. Later, the theatre opted for diversifying its repertoire, and included, apart from realistic pieces, more contemporary stagings. As of 2000, Schaubühne had already given some 674 touring performances around the globe, and has ventured into several controversial productions.
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Town: Berlin Address: Möckernstrasse 10 Phone: +49 30 747370 The Tempodrom opened in 2001 with the European Film Awards. Thanks to the structure's multifunctional architecture, and the space provided by its Big and Small Arena, as well as the Foyer, the Tempodrom has grown into one of the cutting-edge artistic venues in Berlin. The roof, soaring at 30 metres, covers a vast stage and an auditorium with a seating capacity of up to 3,500. The site is conveniently located a short stroll away from Potsdamer Platz,
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Town: Berlin Address: Kantstrasse 12 Phone: +49 30 31 90 30 Stage Entertainment is among the leading international Live-Entertainment companies. Initiated in 1998 by Joop van den Ende in the Netherands, it has found good grounds in Berlin, with 2,400 of its international workforce of 5,000 being based in Germany. The site is visited by some 14 million guests annually, making for an average turnover of 550 million euro a year.
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