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Komische Oper

Behrenstr. 55-57, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 47997400
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first time in many ways

First time in Komische Oper, and we saw modern dance Nacho Duato and Hofesh Shechter. Absolutely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hamburg, Germany
Nice small opera

We are here to see Ballet performance and it was so nice with just enough size of stage. The most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Berlin, Germany
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This opera house stages modern comic performances.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Behrenstr. 55-57, 10117 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 47997400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Komische Oper, and we saw modern dance Nacho Duato and Hofesh Shechter. Absolutely fabulous, even in such an old surroundings.

Thank jobst56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here to see Ballet performance and it was so nice with just enough size of stage. The most outstanding is the architecture and the interior, its from the era of Kaiser Wilhelm and still in good conditions. After the show we just walk...More

Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A beautiful opera building, in an historic athmosphere you watch such a modern hero, Helena, a type whom you can meet in every day life. Real irony. So funny, so hard to perform both theatrically and musically. Energy and the life streaming out of this...More

Thank 507zerrina
Reviewed 3 May 2017

non boring opera and other production, subtitles at every seat, nice place really looking like a really small opera house, you see well from any seat and its very cosy and lovely decorated. you will feel like being in opera house of past but its...More

1  Thank 370neha
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We visited this venue to watch 2 pieces by 1927 ( A british theatre group) who had directed and created the most incredible visuals for one operatic piece and one concert piece - this has changed my view of opera completely. the rather austere exterior...More

Thank Kirsty M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Not many cities support 3 full time opera houses - no doubt that the Komische Oper is the premier house at present under the direction of the brilliant Barry Kolsky. We saw a great performance of Peter Pan (from Cardiff!). A lovely late 19c interior,...More

Thank galloping_grannie
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second time visiting Komische Oper and our second time being blown away. We saw an opera both times (Magic Flute and Barber of Seville) and both were great. The singing is fantastic and the modern take on classics keeps you thoroughly entertained...More

1  Thank Cheryl415
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Award winning director Barry Kosky is doing an outstanding job with productions such as his outstanding "Magic Flute" and Peter Pan. We are looking forward to the premier of his "The Pearls of Cleopatra" by Oscar Straus revival. Wonderful singers and orchestra, and excellent acoustics....More

Thank Bernard L
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We try to catch a show here whenever we are in Berlin. They always manage to produce something exrtaordinary and new, as with Dvorak this October season. A total entertainment.

Thank deleon1985
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Komische Oper, in Mitte, is an attractive and comfortable house with a very high standard of performances. I saw Jewgeny Onegin last weekend and it was a terrific production : cast, chorus, orchestra and director. In a city where you are spoiled with choice, this...More

Thank Roderick57
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights
like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum
Island. The central location makes this one of the
city's most expensive places to live. It is here the
oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence
of some significant transformations, as well. The
gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets
between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given
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Response from Rosetta S | Reviewed this property |
Their online site is great and very easy to use. Buy the ticket and choose the option to pick up at the box office. Everyone who works there is quite nice and their English is good.