Programme 2006

Century of Song - David Byrne - Joe Henry

Songwriters and their interpreters

With: David Byrne, Joe Henry, Greg Cohen & Friends und Kammerorchester

Century of Song - Holly Cole

Songwriters and their interpreters

With: Holly Cole, Gianmaria Testa, Gabriele Mirabassi (Klarinette), Greg Cohen (Bass)

Century of Song - Laurie Anderson

Songwriters and their interpreters

With: Laurie Anderson, Steve Nieve, Greg Cohen & Friends

Century of Song - Katja Riemann, Ben Becker, Meret Becker

Actors and their songwriters

With: Katja Riemann & Michael Merkelbach, Jens Fischer, Ben Becker & The Zero Tolerance Band, Meret & Ars Vitalis

Century of Song - Jan Josef Liefers, Miroslav Nemec, Uwe Ochsenknecht

Actors and their songwriters

With: Jan Josef Liefers & Oblivion, Miroslav Nemec & Band, Uwe Ochsenknecht & Band


Life is a Dream

After Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Director, Stage: Johan Simons
Composition, Musical director: Peter Vermeersch

Simple, just like that!

Instructions on how to be happy based on the recommendations of Michel de Montaigne

By and with: Stefan Kurt, David Moss, Hans Peter Kuhn, Junko Wada

Elfenbeinwunder im tiefen dunklen Tal

Recital with the orchestra moderntimes, with singers and the actors Sylvie Rohrer and Tobias Moretti

With: Tobias Moretti, Sylvie Rohrer

Ich küsse sie 100.000 Mal

A scenic reading in musical manner

With: Sunnyi Melles, Stefan Wirth (Klavier)

Rubens and the non-euclidean women

A play by Péter Esterházy with music. German translation by György Buda

Director, stage: Philipp Stölzl
Musical director: Bendix Dethleffsen


A creation by Les Ballets C. de la B.for dancers, singers and instrumentalists

Director, Concept: Alain Platel
Composition, arrangement: Fabrizio Cassol

WAHNFRIED - A German hangout

The wonderful world of the Wagners. A total art work.

Director: Markus Dietze
Musical director, piano: Moritz Eggert
With: Alan Titus


The Triumph of Innocence through Magnanimity and Faith or DAVID VICTORIOUS

Oratorio for solos, choir and orchestra

Musical director: Peter Neumann

The Soldiers

Opera in four acts by Bernd Alois Zimmermann, text by the composer after the play of the same name by Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz

Director: David Pountney
Musical director: Steven Sloane

E lucevan le stelle

An evening with Neil Shicoff and Julia Stemberger

Musical director: John Fiore
With: Neil Shicoff, Julia Stemberger


Dangerous Liaisons

After the epistolary novel by Pierre-Ambroise-François Choderlos de Laclos, Quartett by Heiner Müller / Dangerous Liaisons by Christopher Hampton

Director: Stephan Kimmig
Stage: Katja Hass


Trisha Brown Dance Company

Choreography Trisha Brown

Chroreography: Trisha Brown
Lighting: Jennifer Tipton

Work: Peter Zadek


Prince of Denmark. A tragedy by William Shakespeare. Translated into German by Elisabeth Plessen

Director: Peter Zadek
Stage: Wilfried Minks

Peter Zadek in conversation with Jürgen Flimm

Between Clowning and Protest. The elephant dances

With: Peter Zadek, Jürgen Flimm

Peer Gynt

A dramatic poem by Henrik Ibsen, German translation by Elisabeth Plessen

Director: Peter Zadek
Stage, costumes: Karl Kneidl


Beim Häuten der Zwiebel

A reading with Günter Grass

Bouche à Bouche

Création sans paroles by Denis Chabroullet

Texts, director: Denis Chabroullet
Music: Roselyne Bonnet des Tuves


Article 5. No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment


A video installation by Herbert Fritsch after William Shakespeare

On the failure of the doctrines of salvation

A valediction, presented by Michael Naumann

Presentation: Michael Naumann
With: Jan Assmann, Carolin Emcke, Otto Kallscheuer, Navid Kermani, Stephan Sattler

Junge Triennale

Heinrich and Margarete

A »Faust« for children after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, related by Martin Kreidt and Ute Rauwald

Director: Ute Rauwald
Stage: Katrin Nottrodt

Theatre Academy for Children

Under the patronage of the President of the German Bundestag, Dr. Norbert Lammert