PERFORMATIK 2015 - In his performances, the performer and singer Ivo Dimchev moves smoothly from one mood to the next, from rock star to prima donna. In Operville he develops his own version of the concept of opera. Expect vocal improvisation based on classical music, with several vocalists and performers on stage.
Five performers travel through the history of the dance – and possibly into its future. Time and time again they enter an impressive new world. Their constant effort to stay upright reveals inherent vulnerability. In Built to Last Meg Stuart works for the first time with existing classical music.
On 28th June 1914 Gavrilo Princip killed Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Habsburg throne, during his visit to Sarajevo. The attack sparked off the events leading to WWI. De Warme Winkel presents us with a performance about a world that is on the verge of disappearing. A manic, orgiastic, theatrical reconstruction which is ultimately reminiscent only of a battlefield.
With his International Institute for Political Murder, Swiss director Milo Rau makes films and theatre performances that combine art, history and politics. Hate Radio tells the story of the genocide in Rwanda from the studio of radio Mille Collines, based on real time broadcasts and authentic accounts. History here comes very close.