Every month, Fredrika Brillembourg delves into the world of opera and classical music. In the latest segment of our series “Leitmotifs,” Fredrika talks with soprano Alma Sadé. Sadé has been with the Komische Oper ensemble since 2014 and is known for roles such as Maria in “West Side Story” and Hodel in “Anatevka,” among others.
It’s been almost a year since the German parliament voted to amend Paragraph 219a, regarding the advertisement of abortion services, in the country’s criminal code. Host Sylvia Cunningham takes a closer look at what abortion rights activists and opponents are calling for next in 2020.
Opera Lab Berlin is a free-form ensemble that breaks down traditional music theater. We caught up with artistic director Evan Gardner prior to the world premiere of their new show “ODYSSEY: Dead Men Die,” which promises to be “an apocalyptic journey” encompassing Homer, James Joyce and Hollywood.
This week on Studio Berlin, host Nikki Motson dives into the details of the historic deal with Tim McPhie, European Commission spokesperson for climate action and energy, Karsten Neuhoff, head of the climate policy department at the German Institute for Economics, and Oldag Caspar, climate policy expert at the NGO, Germanwatch.