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This performance center is the primary place to view opera and ballet in West Berlin.
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Bismarckstrasse 35, Berlin, Germany
Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf (Borough)
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Visited Berlin specifically for Wagner Week at Deutsche Oper. This Berlin Behemoth opera house is a first class venue to see and hear a really great opera. Seats are very comfortable, rows are spacious and well defined, catering is excellent and staff is very efficient...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

The Covent Garden of Germany, outstanding soloists, orchestra and chorus in a magnificent building. Prices a little less than CG. In line with other German opera houses, catering is very poor. Very convenient to get there - walk straight out of the metro Deutsche Oper...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

We have been visiting Berlin twice a year for over 20 years. The options for cheap flights from London to Berlin has got better but Deutsche Oper poroductions are always and reliably of a high standard. We attend twice a year and always fly for...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

We are regular Opera attendees and it was a treat to see the rarely performed early Wagner “Rienzi”. Mainly known for the popular overture, it made for a fascinating evening in this modern Opera house. The seats were comfortable with excellent sight lines in the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

Another one of the great musical venues in Berlin. The external of the bulding was rather plain and ordinary. Was not able to catch a performance here. Read many reviews regarding the excellent performances and facilities here.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019

I love watching operas, and so when I had the occasion to visit Berlin for the first time, one of the very things I did was look for an opera house. That's how I came across this wonderful venue. A friend of mine and myself...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank CzarEmmanuel
Reviewed February 23, 2019

The building doesn’t win prizes for me, but we go to see and listen, and this visit for The Magic Flute was so disappointing. Admittedly we could only get tickets for the upper Circle, but we didn’t expect the production to hamper our views of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

We bought our tickets on line in advance and collected them from the Box office. The performances are very good as are the sets and costumes as it is all heavily subsidised by the government. Often tickets available on the day and that's the cheapest...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Flondy
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Opera or ballet, the Deutsche Oper Berlin building is a modernist backdrop for excellent performances. The Deutsche Oper Berlin gets a big plus for each of these points: + Comparatively inexpensive tickets (budget around 40 Euros for most opera events), + unobstructed views from every...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We enjoyed Barber of Sevilla, and what a great stage production. Real tractors, real cars, a stage-within-a-stage, the whole 9 yards of sets with great operatic singing and acting. This version was modernized and made the opera fun, but the settings were what made it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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We had the cheapest seats possible. Excellent everything. Have a nice time.
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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
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