Byrd’s exhortation to make life’s joys audible by singing is one that VOCES8 achieve masterfully. With ‘Sing Joyfully’ the London vocal quartet that has sung its way to the top of the a capella world with their invigorating performances, polished programmes and remarkable sound takes us on a musical journey through a range of styles and periods.
For the first time in Düsseldorf a chance to see the work of the internationally renowned choreographer Hofesh Shechter. This piece created for Shechter II, his junior company of young dancers cast from more than 1,000 applicants worldwide, is called SHOW.
The circus numbers are breath-taking, the images seductive, the music excitingly different. Cirkus Cirkör, regular guests at the festival from Sweden, amazes and enchants audiences with its body artistry in a highly individual mix of acrobatics, magic, poetic visions and theatre.
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is a star on the international dance scene – and a visionary with unconventional ideas. In an anniversary revival we are pleased this year to be able to present again his piece ‘Sutra’, inspired by the martial arts and body control of the Shaolin monks.