Season 2020/21

Advance ticket sales and corona-related programme changes

Advance ticket sales

Advance ticket sales for the Corona-related alternative schedule, taking into account the applicable corona security measures, for the 2020/21 season opening in August and September at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden have started. For the dates in August and September, you can book your seats as usual in the webshop and via our ticket service (by telephone under +49 30 - 20 35 45 55 or by e-mail to We will be reachable by phone from July 1 until July 4, 2020 from 11 am until 3 pm CET. After the theatre holidays, we will be reachable again as of August 15, 2020.

Both the programme and the seating plan have been adapted and hygiene measures developed to comply with current safety regulations to contain coronavirus.

to the alternative schedule

Hygiene concept

Advance ticket sales for the Staatskapelle's 1st subscription concert with Anne-Sophie Mutter and Daniel Barenboim on 26 and 27 September begin on 20 August. 

For the rest of the season you can already send us your ticket requests today. In our online programme you will find a reservation form for all performances from October onwards.

To the programme from October onwards

Further programme changes for the 2020/21 season

Since Mussorgsky's »Chowanschtschina« could not be realized in the current season, performances of Verdi's »Macbeth« will now take place on the scheduled revival dates in the 2020/21 season.

am 4., 9., 14., 20. und 23. Oktober 2020

The planned revival series of Mozart's »Idomeneo« becomes an extended premiere series.

Premiere am 15. Januar 2021, weitere Termine am 20., 22., 27. und 30. Januar 2021

Instead of the revival of Mozart's »Così fan tutte«, Rossini's »Il barbiere di Siviglia« will be performed on the scheduled dates.

»Il barbiere di Siviglia«
20., 28. Februar, 6. März

At the end of the season there will be a performance of Puccini's »Madama Butterfly« on July 3, 2021 with Elena Stikhina among others. Further performances will take place at the beginning of the 2021/22 season.

Cancellation of performances

Based on the state regulation dated April 21, 2020, ordering the ban of large-scale events due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, we have to inform you with a heavy heart that all performances of Staatsoper Unter den Linden until the end of July have to be cancelled. Guided tours, accompanying program and performances in other venues are affected as well. 

Tickets that have already been purchased for the cancelled performances lose their validity. They can be refunded, you can receive a voucher to the value of your purchased tickets or you can choose to donate the amount of your purchase to the youth program of Staatsoper Unter den Linden. If you have purchased tickets for a performance with free seat selection directly at our box office, we will require a photo/ a scan of your tickets with a legible barcode. 

Please find our online form here

Holders of tickets that have been bought at external ticket agencies or with travel agencies have to directly contact the according agency for a refund.