Architect Gehry to design opera set for Berlin's Staatsoper
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(Reuters) - The American architect Frank Gehry will be the stage designer of a new production of the Christoph Gluck opera "Orfeo ed Euridice" for Berlin's Staatsoper, the company announced on Monday in unveiling its 2015-2016 season. Daniel Barenboim, the Staatsoper's music director, and Juergen Flimm, its general manager, also announced a new production of Richard Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg" will be the season opener on Oct 3, with Barenboim conducting his 20th Wagner production for the company. Among the singers appearing during the next season will be Anna Netrebko, Placido Domingo, Rene Pape, Waltraud Meier, Sonya Yoncheva, Bejun Mehta, Magdalena Kozena, Rolando Villazon and Jonas Kaufmann, the Staatsoper announced in a press release.
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