Which shows shouldn’t you miss in February in Berlin? Schmutz are back with the month’s gig guide.
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.
Each month, in our segment Leitmotifs, opera singer Fredrika Brillembourg talks to creatives in the world of opera and classical music. In this edition, Fredrika talks with award winning opera director Nicola Raab. Her productions have been in opera houses all over the world, including Copenhagen, Valencia, Los Angeles, and Strasbourg.
DJ and producer Shed, aka René Pawlowitz, just released his fifth studio album on Ostgut Ton. “Oderbruch” is an ode to the region his family’s from in East Germany. He joined us in the studio to talk about the music, as well as his first experience in Berlin as the techno scene was igniting.