Summer and Autumn news
August 15th started the third and final edition of Ruhrtriennale - International Festival of the Arts under the artistic direction of Heiner Goebbels with a succesful series of Louis Andriessen: De Materie, directed by Heiner Goebbels - this year the Ruhrtriennale will last until September 28th - presenting new productions by Romeo Castellucci, Boris Charmatz, Saburo Teshigawara, Anne Teresa de Keersmaker, Mathilde Monnier, Lemi Ponifasio, La Ribot, Eszter Salamon, Matthew Herbert, Gregor Schneider and many others.
In August were also performances to be seen of When the Mountain changed its clothing (Theaterfestival Basel) and Harry Partch: Delusion of the Fury (Edinburgh International Festival)- both enthusiastically recieved by audiences and press. During the "Happy Days" Beckett Festival 2014 in Enniskillen (Ireland) the Hilliard Ensemble performed - for the last time - part three of I went to the house but did not enter, based on Samuel Beckett's late novel Worstward Ho.
For September, October and November more performances of Surrogate Cities, Max Black, Stifters Dinge, Songs of Wars I have seen and When the Mountain changed its clothing in Europe and Australia can be checked at the calender.