In the meeting on June 1st, 2021, the Berlin Senate decided on further easing measures due to the steadily falling and consistently low incidence. Stiftung Oper in Berlin is happy and proud to be able to open the opera houses in Berlin again, providing almost 50 percent of the available seats in the auditorium within the framework of the applicable hygiene regulations.
On 12th June, the Staatsoper Unter den Linden presented a fast paced interpretation of Puccini's "La Fanciulla del West" conducted by Antonio Pappano. On the same day, the Komische Oper Berlin started with "Mondnacht". Parallel the Deutsche Oper Berlin was able to finally show their first part of Wagner's "Ring" - "Rheingold", directed by Stefan Herheim and conducted by Sir Donald Runnicles.