Photo: © Gordon Welters
Theater & Culture

Staatsoper Unter den Linden - Berlin, Germany


Waagner-Biro Austria Stage Systems AG / Theatertechnische Systeme GmbH / ARTTHEA Bühnentechnik GmbH


Berlin, Germany

Building owner

Senate Department for Culture and Europe represented by the Senate Department for Urban Development and Housing

Interior designer

hg merz architects museum designers

Gerriets supplies main curtain and main curtain system FENCE

Project data

  • Reopening of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden after general refurbishment.
  • Production of the main curtain from CLIVIA 600 stage velour in a shade of red defined according to the customer's wishes; decorated with fine golden applications such as embroidery, special fringes and a toothed border; size of the decorative curtain: 22.0 x 10.0 m.
  • Production of a sample curtain in the original red tone, which served as a painting template for the wooden valance; size of the sample curtain: 10.0 x 3.4 m.
  • Delivery of a 20.0 m long, modularly designed and motorised FENCE scissor lift system; opening of the main curtain horizontally Greek or vertically German.
  • Production of a 7-layer sound curtain for acoustic separation of the main stage and the auditorium; outer layer made of CLIVIA 600 stage velour; measured sound reduction index of 18 dB; size of the sound curtain: 17.5 x 12.5 m.
  • Delivery of various curtains for rehearsal stage 1; made of black stage velour ASCONA 570; suspension on circumferential TRUMPF 95 sling rails.