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Swan Lake by Staatsballett: terrific

To be honest, I'm not a big ballet fan. BUT my wife loves it. As a special treat, tickets were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tamworth, Australia
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A nice mixture of classical and modern

Keeping the original opera piece the Fledermaus , a lot of modern elements were infused but the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Budapest, Hungary
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This performance center is the primary place to view opera and ballet in West Berlin.
Bismarckstrasse 35, Berlin, Germany
+49 30 20354555
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be honest, I'm not a big ballet fan. BUT my wife loves it. As a special treat, tickets were purchased via the concierge and we dressed nicely for the show. The music will be familiar to most. The story is adapted by each troop...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On line they quote a price. You pay and it is only when you finally get the confirmation email do you get your seat, and discover additional charges of 25% plus 4% plus more. A €136 ticket cost me €178. It is only then that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Keeping the original opera piece the Fledermaus , a lot of modern elements were infused but the singers quality was at high level

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Reviewed August 11, 2018

I went to see Don Carlo. The singers, stage setting (very minimalist), and the audience were just fantastic. The building itself is average, nothing special, but the performance great, fantastic voices. I especially liked the fact, the audience (dressed elegant casual) reacted very spontaneously to...More

Thank Beata B
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s a modern building rather than a grand opera house but a stylish space and seats are comfortable. Saw a concert version of Maria Stuarda here and enjoyed it very much. Acoustic is good. Easy to get to on the U2 line. Look out for...More

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

The Opera has been under renovation for several years, now finally open. Really nicely redone and an exceptional experience as we enjoyed Parsifal by Richard Wagner.

1  Thank Susanne T
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Was visiting Berlin and needed something to do on a Saturday night. Saw that they were showing Tosca so gave it a go. Really enjoyed the live atmosphere

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Awesome way to catch a first class classical experience without having to limit yourself to just one musical piece. Relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Sipping a glass of wine whilst enjoying the pergormances. I went on my own and quickly got into conversation with people around...More

Thank SE_cityhopper
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Went three times, two ballets and one opera. Outstanding performances. Ballet was dazzling. You could feel the audience doing "Oh! " . "Ah! ", as the dancers were performing. They should do a world tour with this ( Berlin Stadt Ballet, with Don Xichotte )....More

1  Thank 88puffin
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a very different version of Turandot last night .. a modern spacious opera building of timber & clean lines. Lovely bar area. Easy access via u bahn. Found restaurant to b excellent and very convenient to eat a superb schnitzel meal at 2200 after...More

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Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through
the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which
lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood.
Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city:
upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades
and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone
streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through
little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop
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October 3, 2016|
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Response from Thomas H | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am 6 feet 3, and around 100 kg. I had a seat in the back rows, but it was no problem with the space. A thing to remember is that you can see the screens with the text very well from here. For us not very fluent in... More
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Response from diana56 | Reviewed this property |
We had the cheapest seats possible. Excellent everything. Have a nice time.
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Response from diana56 | Reviewed this property |
Germans are always more formally dressed than others. I noticed young people quite casual. I would not go completely regal, but a bit upgraded from normal. Don't forget to order the Riesling and a Brezel in the intermision... More