Pavarotti in Berlin (2): Berlin goes opera mad at opera gala

In 1986 the Deutsche Oper Berlin (German Opera Berlin) celebrated 25 years in their current building with a great opera gala. Pavarotti was of course one of the many artists that performed that evening.

And what an evening it was! That evening, on 24th September 1986, Pavarotti sang the beautiful aria “Cielo e mar” from Ponchielli’s opera La Gioconda, and the Berliners went opera crazy! Listen to the applause for Pavarotti!

I believe that Pavarotti sang more than this aria that evening, but I haven’t found any more videos so far. I believe that this gala was broadcasted on TV, so it might be that several more Pavarotti clips will appear. Isn’t life wonderful? 😉

Enjoy Pavarotti live in his prime with Berliners going opera mad! And don’t forget to visit Berlin! 🙂

And because life really is quite wonderful, you should also look out for more blog post on Pavarotti in Berlin!