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Music beyond the Pierre Boulez Saal

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The "thinking ear" is always curious. This is why the Pierre Boulez Saal is a hall opened to the world of chamber music. We are genuinely interested in the programs of other venues or festivals in Berlin and beyond. In this section we will feature performances, events or initiatives that we consider interesting. 

Staatsoper für alle

Summer Classics Open Air


For the first time since reopening last fall, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden invites all Berliners (and guests!) to the annual “Staatsoper für alle” on June 16 and 17, for two days of free open-air classical music conducted by Daniel Barenboim. The program includes works by Rossini and Debussy, as well as Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps, performed by the Staatskapelle Berlin on Saturday. Opera will fill the Bebelplatz on the following night, with a live transmission of Verdi’s Macbeth, starring Anna Netrebko and Plácido Domingo, from the stage of the opera house.


Staatsoper für alle
Saturday, June 16, 12 noon
Sunday, June 17, 6 pm
Bebelplatz
Free admission