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When Is The Real Reopening?

The Berliner Staatsoper Comes Home By · Photography Alexandra Sell · Date 10/05/2017 And so, at long last, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden has reopened its doors to the public, its resident company’s long exile—seven years—in Charlottenburg’s Schillertheater over. It will close again at the end of the week, to re-reopen, as it were, in […]

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Music For The Thinking Ear

The New Pierre Boulez Concert Hall By · Title Image © Volker Kreidler · Date 03/09/2016 “Music for the thinking ear” is the slogan for Berlin’s new Pierre Boulez Saal, which opened its doors to the public on Saturday, March 4. Why a new hall? The city’s Philharmonie (Zirkus Karajani, or “Karajan’s Circus,” as West […]