Programme 05

Century of Song – Patti Smith & Friends

With: Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye (guitar), Tony Shanahan (bass), Jay Dee Daugherty (drums)

Century of Song – The Incredible Country Night

With: Buddy Miller, Chip Taylor, Carrie Rodriguez, Bill Frisell & Band

Century of Song – The Wild Gospel Night

With: Campbell Brothers, Bill Frisell & Band

Opening ceremony

The Party

A celebration in 3 acts – from 4 to 4

Century of Song – Patti Smith & Friends

With: Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye (guitar), Tony Shanahan (bass), Jay Dee Daugherty (drums)

Night concert

A celebration in 3 acts – from 4 to 4


Part 1: The inflatable society

Curator: Matthias von Hartz



Collective reading with the help of the imagination in Gladbeck/Exhibition

Based on: Ljod von Vladimir Sorokin/Deutsch Andreas Tretner
Director, Design, Dramatization: Alvis Hermanis

The Trojan Boat/Triennale on Tour

Operetta in two acts by Mnozil Brass and Bernd Jeschek

Director: Bernd Jeschek
Musicians and actors: Mnozil Brass

Nights below Ground


Artist direction: Andrea Breth, Christian Boltanski, Jean Kalman

Schumann, Schubert and the Snow

Opera for piano by Robert Schumann and Franz Schubert

Director, Libretto: Hans Neuenfels
Piano, musical director: Marcelo Amaral

Strange Thing

A melodrama for Lorenzo Da Ponte

By: Gert Jonke
Director: Christiane Pohle
With: Thomas Hampson

Stones and Hearts


Music: Andreas Schett, Markus Kraler
Director, Libretto: Sven-Eric Bechtolf


That Awesome Underground of Souls

An evening with Tobias Moretti and the chamber orchestra moderntimes

Concept: moderntimes, Tobias Moretti
Music: Benjamin Britten, Joseph Haydn, Joseph Martin Kraus, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Dmitri Schostakowitsch, Paul Wranitzky

The Depth of Space

A football oratorio

Music: Moritz Eggert
Libretto: Michael Klaus
Musical director: Steven Sloane
With: Christoph Bantzer, Joachim Król, Peter Lohmeyer

Gypsy in a tree

Musique tsigane with Sanda Weigl

Concept, vocals: Sanda Weigl
Arrangements: Anthony Coleman

In the Wonderful Month of May

An evening with Barbara Sukowa and Reinbert de Leeuw

Musical director: Reinbert de Leeuw
With: Barbara Sukowa, Hildegard Behrens


Opera in seven scenes

Music: Brian Ferneyhough
Libretto: Charles Bernstein
Director: Frédéric Fisbach

Un viaggio nel barocco italiano

An evening with Cecilia Bartoli and Peter Simonischek

With: Cecilia Bartoli, Peter Simonischek


Fort Europa

Song of Fragmentation

Text: Tom Lanoye
Director: Johan Simons
Musical director: de VeenFabriek, Paul Koek

My Snow Queen

A fairytale based on the work of Hans Christian Andersen

Director, adaptation: Frank Castorf
Set, Costumes: Bert Neumann

Tragedy without a title

After: Federico García Lorca
Director: Roberto Ciulli


Brahms and Body Language

Director: Rupert Huber
Choreography: Lukas Scheja

PUUR (Dutch for pure)

Director, choreographer, scenographie, film: Wim Vandekeybus


The Romantic School

Literary timetable

Direction: Thomas Oberender

Work: Andrea Breth

Emilia Galotti

A tragedy in five acts

By: Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
Director: Andrea Breth

Maria Stuart

A tragedy in five acts

By: Friedrich Schiller
Director: Andrea Breth
Music: Elena Kats-Chernin

Theatre on Film – South

By: Julien Green
Director: Andrea Breth

Theater im Kino – Don Carlos, Infante of Spain

By: Friedrich Schiller
Director: Andrea Breth


Le Cadeau: The gift

Theatre laboratory with puppets and objects

Concept: Lambert Mousseka, Stefanie Oberhoff, Alberto Garcia Sanchez
Director: Alberto Garcia Sanchez


Part 1: The inflatable society

Curator: Matthias von Hartz


A theatrical exploration

Curator: Heiner Goebbels
With: Künstlern des Instituts für Angewandte Theaterwissenschaft Giessen

Junge Triennale

The Tale of the Sponge

or God may give us nuts but he won't crack them for us

By: Elke Schuch
After: Hans Christian Andersen

Ruhrfutur: Youth Club

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