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Deutsche Oper Berlin
Deutsche Oper Berlin

The Deutsche Oper Berlin is an opera house located in Berlin, Germany (in what was formerly West Berlin). It is the home of an opera company and the Staatsballett Berlin. Picture of the current home of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. ... Picture of the current home of the Deutsche Oper Berlin. ... New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, home of the New York City Opera Bolshoi Theatre. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... Boroughs of West Berlin West Berlin was the name given to the western part of Berlin between 1949 and 1990. ...


It is a relatively new house, having been built after World War II. However, its history goes back to the Deutsches Opernhaus in Charlottenburg (Bismarckstraße 34-37) which was started in 1911 and opened November 7, 1912 with a production of Beethoven's Fidelio, conducted by Ignatz Waghalter. Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Location of Charlottenburg in Berlin Charlottenburg palace Charlottenburg is an area of Berlin within the borough of Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... “Beethoven” redirects here. ... Fidelio (Op. ... Ignatz Waghalter (March 15, 1881 – April 7, 1949) was a Polish-German composer and conductor. ...


In 1925, its name was changed to Städtische Oper (Municipal Opera House). With the rise of the Third Reich, Joseph Goebbels had the name changed back to Deutsches Opernhaus. In 1935, the building was remodeled by Paul Baumgarten and the seating reduced from 2300 to 2098. Carl Ebert, the pre-World War II general manager, chose to emigrate from Germany rather than endorse a Nazi view of music, and went on to co-found the Glyndebourne opera festival in England. The opera house was destroyed on November 23, 1943. Ebert later returned as general manager after the war. Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Paul Joseph Goebbels (German pronunciation: IPA: ) (29 October 1897–1 May 1945) was a German politician and Minister for Public Enlightenment and Propaganda during the National Socialist regime from 1933 to 1945. ... Carl Ebert (1887 – 1980) was a German theatre and opera producer and administrator. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... Glyndebourne Festival Opera is a opera festival held at Glyndebourne House near Lewes, in southern England. ... is the 327th day of the year (328th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


After the war, the company used the building of the Theater des Westens until the new building was completed on September 24, 1961. The opening production was Mozart's Don Giovanni. The new building opened with the current name. is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... Don Giovanni (K.527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punishd, or Don Giovanni) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte. ...


In 1967, the opera house was the scene of the shooting of Benno Ohnesorg, a student taking part in the German student movement. He had been protesting against the visit to Germany by the Shah of Iran. Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ... Benno Ohnesorg (October 15, 1940 - June 2, 1967) was a German university student killed by a police officer on June 2, 1967, during a demonstration in Berlin against the visit of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, to Germany. ... The German student movement (in Germany commonly called 68er-Bewegung, movement of 1968) was a protest movement that took place during the late 1960s in Germany. ... One of the worlds longest-lasting monarchies, the Iranian monarchy went through many transformations over the centuries, from the days of Persia to the creation of what is now modern day Iran. ...


Past Music directors and principal conductors include Bruno Walter in the 1920s, Ferenc Fricsay, (1948-1952), Lorin Maazel in the 1960s, Gerd Albrecht in the 1970s and 80s, Jesús López Cobos, Jiří Kout and Christian Thielemann in the 1990s. In October 2005, the Italian conductor Renato Palumbo was appointed Music Director effective with the 2006-2007 season.[1] Bruno Walter (Bruno Walter Schlesinger) (September 15, 1876 – February 17, 1962) was a German-born conductor and composer. ... Ferenc Fricsay (1914 - 20 February 1963) was a Hungarian conductor. ... Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a conductor, violinist and composer. ... Gerd Albrecht (born July 19, 1935) is a German conductor. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Christian Thielemann (born 1959 in Berlin) is a German conductor. ... 2005 : January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December- → Deaths in October 28: Richard Smalley 26: Emil Kyulev 24: José Azcona del Hoyo 24: Rosa Parks 23: Stella Obasanjo 22: Liam Lawlor 22: Shirley Horn 20: Endon Mahmood 17: Ba Jin 10: Milton Obote 7: Charles...

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Controversy over Mozart's Idomeneo

In September 2006, the opera house drew criticism after it cancelled performances of Mozart's opera Idomeneo because of fears that a scene in it featuring the severed heads of Jesus, Buddha and Muhammad would offend Muslims, and that the opera house's security might become under threat if violent protests took place. Critics of the decision include German Ministers and the German Chancellor Angela Merkel.[2] The reaction from Muslims has been mixed - the leader of Germany's Islamic Council welcomed the decision, whilst a leader of Germany's Turkish community, criticising the decision, said: September 2006 is the ninth month of 2006 and has begun on a Friday. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... This article is about Opera, the art form. ... Idomeneo, re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante (Italian: Idomeneo, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. ... This article is about Jesus of Nazareth. ... Media:Example. ... Muhammad in a new genre of Islamic calligraphy started in the 17th century by Hafiz Osman. ... A Muslim is a believer in or follower of Islam. ... A minister or a secretary is a politician who holds significant public office in a national or regional government. ... The head of government in Germany has traditionally been called Kanzler (Chancellor). ...   (IPA: ) (b. ...

"This is about art, not about politics ... We should not make art dependent on religion — then we are back in the Middle Ages."[3]

At the end of October 2006 the opera house announced that performances of Mozart's opera Idomeneo would then proceed.[4] October 2006 is the tenth month of that year and has yet to occur. ... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 – December 5, 1791) was one of the most significant and influential of all composers of Western classical music. ... This article is about Opera, the art form. ... Idomeneo, re di Creta ossia Ilia e Idamante (Italian: Idomeneo, King of Crete, or, Ilia and Idamante; usually referred to simply as Idomeneo, K. 366) is an Italian opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. ...


References

  1. ^ Ben Mattison. "Deutsche Oper Berlin Names Music Director", Playbill Arts, 07 October 2005. Retrieved on 2007-09-02. 
  2. ^ David Fanning. "Merkel voices concern over opera cancellation", The Guardian, 27 September 2006. Retrieved on 2006-09-27. 
  3. ^ "Fear Of Muslim Ire Stops German Opera", CBS News Online, 27 September 2006. Retrieved on 2006-09-27. 
  4. ^ "Shelved Muhammad opera to return", BBC News Online, 27 October 2006. Retrieved on 2006-11-10. 

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ... is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

See also

Music in Berlin Throughout its history, Berlin was a musical center in North Germany. ...


External links

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Coordinates: 52°30′46″N, 13°18′30″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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