Munich joins the opera shutdown, Berlin to followmain
Bavarian State opera shut down today until April 19.
We very much regret to inform you that, by order of the Ministry, all performances at the Bayerische Staatsoper in the period March 11 to April 19 have to be cancelled.
The Bayerische Staatsoper will try to make individual performances available as live stream or video-on-demand within the next few days and will inform you about an alternative online schedule on STAATSOPER.TV as soon as possible. Live streams are already scheduled for the 5th Academy Concert on March 16 with Joana Mallwitz and Igor Levit as well as Swan Lake on March 21. The Season Presentation will be streamed live online this coming Sunday, March 15 (in German only).
All tickets of cancelled performances will be refunded automatically.
The Berlin opera houses are expecting a closure order very soon.
We are hearing of Berlin concerts being cancelled tonight. No word yet from the Philharmonic.
We will keep you updated.