Closing production Le Sacre de Printemps without Romeo Castellucci.

17 July 2013

Instead, the 100 piece orchestra MusicAeterna from Perm under conductor Teodor Currentzis will present a special concert.

The Ruhrtriennale 2013's closing production Le Sacre de Printemps has to take place without the Italian director Romeo Castellucci. Despite the strenuous efforts of all the partners involved, the project cannot be realised in the form in which it was announced. The production, which should have premiered last weekend as part of the Manchester International Festival, was definitively cancelled there.

Heiner Goebbels, Artistic Director of the Ruhrtriennale 2012-2014: "The production cannot be realised this year in the manner in which Romeo Castellucci conceived it for Manchester, the Ruhrtriennale and the Perm State Opera. New productions always involve risks and challenges. That this brilliant artistic idea could not be realised in the planned timeframe is a source of regret for all concerned. We are, however, delighted that Teodor Currentzis and the world renowned MusicAeterna orchestra from Perm are willing to present Le Sacre de Printemps in concert form in the Bochum Jahrhunderthalle 100 years after its World Premiere in Paris."

The programme for both evening concerts will set Stravinsky's masterpiece in an exciting musical context. Tickets which have already been purchased remain valid for the concert. Should visitors wish to exchange their tickets, they can return them at the respective ticket agencies before the relevant concert or send them together with full postal address and bank details to Kultur Ruhr GmbH, Ticketing, Leithestr. 35, 45886 Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Thanks to a new stage configuration, it has been possible to increase seating capacity and to make seats available to all ticketholders. Many visitors who were unable to acquire tickets will therefore have a new chance to see and hear the concert. Numerous new tickets are now available for €25 through our online shop and from the usual advance ticket agencies.

Venue -- Jahrhunderthalle Bochum
Dates -- 5 October 2013, 10 pm; 6 October, 8 pm
Tickets -- 25 €
Reductions from 12,50 €