The valley (an apocalypse)
A compelling story about the banality of violence, truth and reconciliation.
House composer Annelies Van Parys and author Gaea Schoeters 'complete' an unfinished opera by Debussy based on a horror story of Edgar Allen Poe.
Based on work by Scarlatti, Pärt and Andriessen this performance reflects on the theme of 'suffering' in the arts.
Songs of Nature
The unique 9-piece song cycle Neun Deutsche Arien of Händel, complemented by new compositions by house composer Wim Henderickx: an ode to nature!
An adaptation of the third part of the Mozart's Da Ponte Trilogy by Director Tom Goossens, resident at TRANSLAB.
Four persons fight a power struggle with sexuality and language as weapons. Based on Quartett, a play of the famous author Heiner Müller.
Portrait of the courageous Afro-American freedom fighter Harriet Tubman and her struggle against slavery.
Two actors, two singers, a pianist and a violinist. Based on Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte (The school for lovers) they organise an experiment in which they search for possible freedom within a love relationship.
Diary of One Who Disappeared
Leoš Janaček wrote a song cycle in 22 scenes about a loving village boy. Annelies Van Parys writes an answer to this gripping story. Ivo Van Hove directs.
The portrait of an Iranian psychoanalyst who is wrongfully interned and her battle for freedom with almost mythical proportions.
Façade: The last days of Mata HariThe story of the legendary exotic dancer and alleged spy Mata Hari in a theatrical songrecital.
The Towers of Beirut (10+)
A story about growing up, friendship and resistance. Nabila hopes to find happiness in the big city as she flees rual life away from her parents.
Claron McFadden goes in search of the common roots of our various cultures by focusing on one of the most iconic ingredients on the culinary scene: the aubergine.
As a source of inspiration for their intimist musical production Secrets, the soprano Claron McFadden and the Massot-Florizoone-Horbaczewski jazz trio chose… secrets.