Götterdämmerung

The concluding chapter of his monumental four-part opus. Inspired by Norse sagas and legends, Wagner gradually created the background stories so that the world of the gods merged with that of the people.

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Siegfried

 The future seems to belong to Siegfried and Brünnhilde, whose joy knows no bounds. And yet a tragic finale seems inevitable.

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Die Walküre

In this section, humans appear for the first time and Wagner restarts his story to some extent. The music takes on a new tone, too, reflecting the powerful feelings that are taking up more and more space with great expression and emphasis. 

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Das Rheingold

Wagner's major family saga becomes an all-encompassing epic about power and love, war and peace, and the beneficial and disastrous effects of passions.

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Aida

The story of the Ethiopian Princess Aida who falls in love with the Egyptian army officer Radames. Verdi's beloved opera about the price of war and hatred between nations returns in a grand new production.

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La Boheme

The production by Richard Jones, which we remember from the 2017-2018 season, approaches this "indestructible title" with a respect for tradition, but taking its distance. The audience watches the stage hands shift scenery, perhaps in keeping with a Puccini who set aside raw verismo in order to preserve, as if wrapped in amber, a piece of reality.

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Così fan tutte

With the production of Mozart’s final comic opera in Italian, the young French director Vincent Huguet and Daniel Barenboim set the stage for a new Da Ponte cycle at Staatsoper Unter den Linden.

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Alcina

On a loyal, desperate, and dangerous rescue mission deep within the contemporary dark labyrinth of the drug underworld, one can easily get caught up by its apparent magic.

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Werther

Bruno Ravella's intense, beautiful and elegant production, in association with Opera National de Lorraine. 

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Don Giovanni

First seen at the Salzburg Festival in 2008, the production by Claus Guth explores these questions in depth; setting the action in a dark forest where the drama progresses as if in a dream.

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Die Zauberflöte

The acclaimed production of the Magic Flute, inspired by silent films, by stage director Barrie Kosky.

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Rodelinda

Claus Guth tells the tale through the imagination and fears of Flavio, Rodelinda and Bertarido's son, in a production that respects the spirit of the music and the story immortalized in George Frideric Handel's masterly score.

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