Robert Watson, Nicole Car, Étienne Dupuis & Alex Esposito Lead ‘Don Carlo’ at Deutsche Oper Berlin

(Credit: Barbara Aumüller) The Deutsche Oper Berlin has announced details for its upcoming production of Verdi’s operatic masterwork “Don Carlo.” The opera will star Nicole Car in the role of Elisabetta di Valois, Étienne Dupuis as Rodrigo, Marquis di Posa, Alex Esposito as Philippo II, Yulia Matochkina as Eboli, and Robert Watson in the title role. The cast will be {…}

Sara Jakubiak, Aleš Briscein and Günter Papendell Headline Stream of ‘Die Tote Stadt’ from Komische Oper Berlin

(Credit: Iko Freese/ Komische Oper Berlin has announced that it will stream a production of Korngold’s “Die Tote Stadt.” The opera will star soprano Sara Jakubiak, tenor Aleš Briscein, and baritone Günter Papendell. The cast also includes Maria Fiselier, Georgina Melville, Adrian Strooper, and Ivan Turšić. Ainārs Rubiķis conducts the production by Robert Carsen, which was filmed on Sept. 30, {…}

Sean Panikkar, Anne Sofie von Otter & Leonardo Capalbo Lead Komische Oper Berlin’s 2019-20 Season

Komische Oper Berlin has announced its 2019-20 season. This season will celebrate Dionysus, the forefather and protagonist of Greek theatre, with new productions reflecting the entire spectrum of musical theatre. Chief Director Barrie Kosky comments, “. . . [O]nce we believe in the power of theatre and music, believe in their intoxicating, seductive, physical, emotional, and ultimately community-building impacts, once {…}