Chamber Music V: Words sound - sounds speak

Chamber music in an unconventional atmosphere

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approx. 2 hours / one interval

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Since its creation, opera has been the result of a collaboration between composers and lyricists. The operas of Richard Strauss, Mozart or even Puccini and Debussy are unthinkable without this symbiosis. A journey through time from Monteverdi to Alban Berg.

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With their chamber music series, the musicians of the Deutsche Oper Berlin Orchestra fulfil a wish: inspired by productions from the opera programme, they put together concert programmes with works that are close to their hearts. The concerts take place in the stage sets of the respective current Tischlerei production.

Claudio Monteverdi [1567 - 1643]
Interlude from ORFEO, arranged for brass instruments

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart [1756 - 1791]
Harmoniemusik for woodwinds (from various operas)

Claude Debussy [1862 - 1918]
String Quartet in G minor, op. 10

Alban Berg [1885 - 1935]
Four Pieces for clarinet and piano, op. 5

Kurt Weill [1900 - 1950]
Excerpts from DIE DREIGROSCHENOPER, arranged for brass quintet

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06
DEC

Today in the foyer: "St. Nicholas is coming
17.00 h / Rank foyer on the right
Duration: approx. 25 minutes / free admission


The visit of Father Christmas is a cherished tradition at the Advent Calendar of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. This time we encourage our younger guests to get active themselves and share with us their favourite experiences from the past year. While enchanting music plays and Father Christmas is sure to have a sweet or two in his luggage, we invite you to take part in a small interactive activity. This year, our Father Christmas will be accompanied by the young Italian soprano Elisa Verzier.

In 2016 she made her debut at the Teatro Verdi di Trieste in Mendelssohn's EIN SOMMERNACHTSTRAUM and as Serpina in Paisiello's LA SERVA PADRONA. Her church music repertoire includes Mozart's "Coronation Mass", Handel's "Messiah", John Rutter's "Mass of the Children" and several pieces by Pergolesi, Schubert and Bach. Elisa Verzier has won numerous competitions. Her next engagements include Norina / DON PASQUALE in Trieste and La Contessa / LA SCUOLA DEI GELOSI in Turin. In the 2022/23 season she is engaged as a scholarship holder of the Förderkreis in the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, where she will sing Pamina / DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, Marzelline / FIDELIO, Frasquita / CARMEN, Musetta / LA BOHÈME and Zerlina / DON GIOVANNI, among others.