A richly promising opening to the new season at the Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin

GermanyGermany Schubert, Mozart, Berg, and Widmann: Sarah Aristidou (soprano), Jörg Widmann (clarinet), Staatskapelle Berlin String Quartet (Wolfram Brandl, Krzysztof Specjal [violins], Yulia Deyneka [viola], Claudius Popp [cello]), Boulez Ensemble / Daniel Barenboim (piano, conductor). Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, 1.9.2020. (MB)

Daniel Barenboim in the Pierre Boulez Saal

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In Berlin, the Staatsoper presents a Carmen to make one think

GermanyGermany Bizet, Carmen: Soloists, Children’s Choir of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden (chorus director: Vincenz Weissenburger), Staatsopernchor Berlin (chorus director: Martin Wright), Staatskapelle Berlin / Daniel Barenboim (conductor). Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, 7.3.2020. (MB)

Anita Rachvelishvili (Carmen) (c) Monika Rittershaus

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