News 2017

Eislermaterial, Black on White, Surrogate Cities - Three Highlights with Ensemble Modern

After a sold out and spectacular performance of Surrogate Cities in the VW Factory in Hannover during Kunstfestpiele Herrenhausen, - performed by the Ensemble Modern Orchestra, conducted by Ingo Metzmacher and enthousiastically recieved by the audience, we now can proudly announce two more productions with this fabulous ensemble coming up in the fall: Eislermaterial during the Ultima Oslo Contenporary Music Festival in Norway and two performances of Schwarz auf Weiss / Black on White for the first time in Japan during Kyoto International Performing Arts Festival "Kyoto Experiment 2017" in octobre. Now in the calender>>

Performances and lectures in three continents

Also 2017 works by and lectures with Heiner Goebbels can be attended all over Europe, in Asia and Southamerica. Please look for updates at the website's calender and lectures.

Ingo Metzmacher conducts Surrogate Cities

In may Ingo Metzmacher will conduct Surrogate Cities - the entire cycle for big orchestra performed by Ensemble Modern Orchestra - during KunstFestSpiele Herrenhausen 2017 in a remarkable location: the "Volkswagen Nutzfahrzeuge Werk" - a VW truck factory in Hannover Stöcken.

New GENKO-AN Installation in Moscow's New Space

From March 10 until the end of April the art gallery NEW SPACE shows the sound and video installation GENKO-AN 107031 (Moscow, 2017) by Heiner Goebbels.

Max Black nominated for the Golden Mask 2017

After recieving the prestigous Russian theatre award Golden Mask last spring for When the Mountain changed its clothing now Max Black or 62 ways of supporting the head with a hand - music theatre by Heiner Goebbels produced by Electro Theatre Stanislawsky in Moscow - is nominated for this year.
Ceremony will take place on April 19th 2017.

NY TImes: "...and, Oh, That 100 Sheep" - "Best Classical Music Performances" 2016

Like in 2015 with the staging of Harry Partch: Delusion of the Fury also 2016 the production of Louis Andriessen: De Materie is listed by music critics in NY among the best classical music performances of 2016.
"The director Heiner Goebbels’s wildly original production, presented in the vast Drill Hall at the Park Avenue Armory, dramatizes the overlapping themes of this work’s audaciously assembled libretto". See Vulture and the NY Times

Looking out into 2017

More performances to come of the entire orchestra cycle Surrogate Cities, of Stifters Dinge, Songs of Wars I have seen, Schwarz auf Weiss, Eislermaterial, of Louis Andriessen: De Materie / staged concert version, more performances of Max Black or 62 ways of supporting the head with a hand, video and soundinstallations in moscow, lectures and many more. Details on this site from January 1st.