Thomas Köck's "journey down the linguistic river into the heart of the darkness of European colonialism as the origin of a global capitalism" (Christine Dössel, Süddeutsche Zeitung) had caused a sensation at the Münchner Kammerspiele in 2021. The "poetic, enchanting, highly musically composed language" had already met with a lot of live music in that production.more
Johannes Maria Staud's new opera missing in cantu (eure paläste sind leer), based on the acclaimed play by Thomas Köck, had its world premiere at the Kunstfest Weimar in a production by Andrea Moses which will be presented in further performances until December.
The series of concerts celebrating Friedrich Cerha's 95th birthday culminated in August 2021: the monumental Spiegel cycle was performed at the Salzburg Festival by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra under Ingo Metzmacher. We celebrated the anniversary with a collection of portrait articles, current links, and his video interview for the Stadtjournal wien.at.