In his first work as artistic director at the Staatsballett Berlin, choreographer and director Christian Spuck is dedicating himself to a classic of world literature that is, however, rarely seen on stage: BOVARY is shown in a choreography with music by Camille Saint-Saëns, Thierry Pécou and György Ligeti under the musical direction of Jonathan Stockhammer in nine performances in Berlin until 22 January.more
Jonathan Stockhammer conducts the orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin in a new ballet that can now also be seen online on Arte concert: With BOVARY, Christian Spuck presents his first production as artistic director of the Staatsballett Berlin.
Mahler's 10th Symphony in a different light: New works by Mark Andre and Philippe Manoury, among others, will be performed in December together with Mahler's unfinished Tenth in six concerts with the SWR Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Teodor Currentzis in Stuttgart, Hamburg, Freiburg, and Berlin.
Lukas Ligeti is the artistic director of the World New Music Days, which will took place in Africa for the first time in its centenary year from 24 November to 3 December - a unique opportunity for creative exchange: both the African audience and the guests from all over the world heard music they had never come into contact with before.
World premiere of the year: Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen came to the stage in Frankfurt in early 2023 under the musical direction of Michael Wendeberg and has now been named premiere of the year by Opernwelt magazine. In our interview, Vito Žuraj talks about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern.