Judith's gaze is all about encounters. Bluebeard and Judith begin their fatal relationship in Duke Bluebeard's Castle by Béla Bartók and Béla Balázs.
A virtual-reality performance based on a search for balance between the head and the heart.
The mass man
Based on the book Crowds and Power by Elias Canetti, Wouter Van Looy and Wim Catrysse zoom in on mass movements and the development of power.
Tom Goossens and Wouter Deltour are adapting one of the most famous operas in history: Il barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini.
The Wild Stage
Welcome to The Wild Stage, a symbiotic collision of human energies, a kaleidoscopic sanctuary of encounters.
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.
Genres and atmospheres, operateske dada blues punk pop, a high-pitched voice, dark beats and theatricality make spring of this grandly intimate spectacle.
Director Benjamin Abel Meirhaeghe stages Monteverdi’s Madrigali guerrieri et amorosi with utopian enthusiasm.
The portrait of an Iranian psychoanalyst who is wrongfully interned and her battle for freedom with almost mythical proportions.
A video installation/concert that navigates between a baroque still-life and a contemporary ritual.
Adaptation of Verdi's opera and Victor Hugo's The King's Fool. Reconstruction of a tragedy that started as a comedy.
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 installation with a series of lamentations and musical memories from the past that resemble the theme of suffering in the arts.
Maison Maeterlinck/Theatre Immobiel
The search for a contemporary immobile theatre, based on music and Maeterlinckian texts.
New opera by Wim Henderickx based on the bizzling novel The Convert by Stefan Hertmans about the quest of a woman who has to laver between her faith and the faith of her lover.
Missa Mater Sola
An ode to the natural primal force of the protective, healing mother archetype full of unconditional love.
Woman At Point Zero
We meet an imprisoned Egyptian woman on the night before her execution. An opera on women's rights and abuse - but most of all: abouwt a woman of extraordinary strength
During Serenade, a greeting to the other is offered by way of association, quotation, dancing and singing.