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A superb visual tapestry: Company Les ombres portées – creating live its shows’ shades, sound effects and music – invites us into the backstage of a wonderful evasion.
Adrienne Haan, a German-Luxemburgish singer who trained at legendary Manhattan's Carnegie Hall, sings Kurt Weill.
Five characters are mysteriously invited to an abandoned structure where they will laugh and shudder; this house has a soul and will prove to be a frenzied playground.
Holes, like doors, are portals to surprising places. In this minimalist, comedic performance, two actors make holes appear and play with them.
Not angels, not demons. Creators Patrick Bonté and Nicole Mossoux stack up troubling illusions to give birth, in this radical and one-of-a-kind ballet, to an eerie strangeness.
PATE est un projet éducatif et culturel qui permet aux jeunes de découvrir le spectacle vivant par la pratique artistique.
For it’s second concert of the season, the Harmonie Municipale Esch/Alzette gives a glimpse into their musical programme for the World Expo in Dubai 2020.
A dancer takes the audience on a journey to discover all the senses. On a playfully designed stage, she feels the materiality of the objects around her, brings them to life and handles them delicately.
Choreographer Annick Pütz is giving a workshop for parents and children during which they are given playful guidance on how to start moving purposefully, engaging with rhythm and dance.
Jean-Claude Gallota animates the words of François Sagan's Bonjour Tristesse, a 188-page novel that caused quite a scandal in its time, and which earned her a place among the great writers of the 20th century.
Notre équipe vous invite aux portes ouvertes de l’ancien cinéma Ariston, reconverti en second lieu du Escher Theater. Découvrez la salle de spectacle, les coulisses, le bar et les nombreux espaces qui réunissent publics et artistes.
Sofiane Pamart's catchy melodies on the piano appeal to rappers as well as classical and pop lovers.
Who wrote the Universal Declaration of Human Rights? Human nations, united rights re-enacts the negotiations preceding the composition of the UDHR.
Learn the basics of flamenco with José Galán, on Saturday 28 may (10 a.m. to 12 a.m.).
Who said it was impossible? Certainly not José Galan. For the Sevillian choreographer flamenco is less about heel tapping than about the pure and simple expression of emotions.
In Miet Warlops After All Springville a house is standing on stage. The house is a springboard, a trampoline for the imagination. Are we ready for the leap into the unknown?
Ultrasocial Pop is Filip Markiewicz’s latest experimental audio-visual project. It creates a performative dialogue between his visual and filmic work and his musical compositions.
With Mailles, the choreographer, singer and author Dorothée Munyaneza created a dance and vocal performance for seven female African or of African descent artists. Each of their voices and bodies tells a unique story of commitment and strength.
Welcome to The Assembly: a multisensory journey, during which movements are transformed into music.
Belong brings some of the finest Egyptian traditional musicians and few of the last remaining Zar ritual practitioners together with local artists in a breathtaking spectacle.
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A little girl wakes up with a big lie. The lie little by little takes the shape of a red ball and becomes impossible to get rid off. How to tell truth now?
À dimension européenne tant par les nationalités diverses de ses musicien·nes que par les concerts donnés à travers le vieux continent, l’orchestre européen de mandolines et guitares Il forum musicale fait escale à Esch.
In this highly optimistic show, which has sold out since 2015, five men completely undress and dazzle the audience with their acrobatic stunts.
Contemporary dance prodigy Po-Cheng Tsai, who is internationally renowned for his outstanding choreographies, presents two compelling ballet pieces that combine great technique with traditional Asian movements.
Big Box is about a box on stage. A box? Or is it a giant package? Or a phone booth, an elevator, a workshop, a changing room? Endless possibilities that surprise and fascinate young audiences.
The boxing ring becomes a stage for dancers who take turns in fighting and reconciling – all to the live music of the Debussy Quartet. Breathtaking!
You cannot put a label on Jonas and Esther Slanzi. In this parable of life and love, the two artists combine speed, airiness, acrobatics, tricks and theatre, and amaze their audience.
Theatre collective Transquinquennal reunites five actresses and actors who do not speak the same language. They explore the possibilities of misunderstanding and confusion. Will they be able to communicate?
Leandre Ribera and the company La Tal honour the tradition of the red noses and simultaneously breathe new life into this much-loved art form.
Go ! combines humor, sensuality and explosiveness and articulates a common thread between dance and martial arts: the perfection and beauty of movement.
To start the new year with a bang, Gast Waltzing connects two different worlds: on the one hand the classic orchestra of the institut Royal supérieur de Musique from Namur and hip hop dancers and rappers on the other.
Pure movement, pure beauty! After the exhilarating performance L’Homme à tête de chou, the great pioneer of the Nouvelle danse Jean-Claude Gallotta calls on his own imagination, as well as the dancers' and the audience's.
The Harmonie Municipale of Esch/Alzette propose a concert around maritime adventures.
Bartok and Pipp have only one wish: to finally start their fitness workout. But they keep getting interrupted by the weird noises coming from the other side of the neighbouring wall. They listen carefully. The weird noises are music, captivating music!
In this intimate production, texts from Kafka and contemporary Edouard Louis answer each other in order to question the mechanisms of domination and social violence.
This three-day workshop gives free rein to the mischief of your children. The participants will invent pranks and perform them on stage.
Yoann Bourgeois returns to the Escher Theater with a brand-new acrobatic show, to mesmerize the audience as a breath-taking trapezist, flying fakir, magic dervish and bird-like singer.
In this award-winning show, which has toured for more than ten years, two clowns perform a classical concerto whose eccentricity has the audience shaking with laughter.
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The company Art Move Concept is famous for their breath-taking shows mixing hip-hop, classical dance and pantomime. In their latest creation, nine dancers tell their personal stories and their difficulties of finding their own style.
In cahoots with British performer Lewys Holt, the choreographer Simone Mousset revisits her 2017 piece BAL, an epic show about nation branding and the creation of national mythologies.
Inspiré par Bashung, Ferré ou Barbara, Feu! Chatterton s’exprime au mieux sur scène où il livre un véritable spectacle mis en scène qui convoque l’ambiance cabaret début du XXème matinée de romantisme.
Personnage hors-norme du paysage électronique français, Sébastien Tellier revient avec son nouvel album Domesticated.
We have all once heard or hummed the songs of the legendary Charles Aznavour, but perhaps we do not know the story of this man and the History with a capital H that forged him.
It's autumn, and the mice have to make provision for the winter. They all work together, only Frederick does not. Instead of piling up seeds, maize, nuts and fruit in the hole in the wall, Frederick sits and dreams ...
A singer and a clown discover a sleeping dancer and manage to wake her up. From tango to alegria and tanguillo, the young audience discovers the many rhythms of Spanish and Latin American dance.
Learn the basics of flamenco with Ana Morales, winner of the Giraldillo Prize for the best dancer at the Sevilla Biennale.
Ana Morales transforms the mourning of her father's death into a personal, virtuoso choreography that powerfully expresses the things left unsaid.
En portugais le premier soir, en anglais le second, inFausto est un monologue de la compagnie lisbonnaise mala voadora.
The earth is shaking, everything is disintegrating. A child is facing a blank canvas and starts to create a new world with black colour. Dancer and choreographer Bénédicte Mottart invites young and old to join her on this voyage of intimate discovery.
With a César for Best Actor and a Molière for humour, Alex Lutz returns to the Escher Theatre with a show faithful to his extravagance. A master of metamorphosis, the humorist has created a new, unusual and delirious one-man show.
More entertaining than a lecture, a little more scholarly than a film-concert, this play makes the spectator discover the creative universe of an imperishable reference of burlesque comedy: Buster Keaton.
The Rat Pack Company created a Martin Scorsese-inspired universe set in a secret bar - a speakeasy. To the music of French electro masters Chinese Man, six artists perform breath-taking stunts and mesmerize the audience with their amazing body control.
Nothing is as it was any more. We are no longer the same people we used to be. We will see this very clearly when at last everyone drops their mask. The question is now more than justified. Are we still to be saved?
A cat and mouse chase between choreographer Jean Guillaume Weis and composer Pascal Schumacher. They bring bodies and instruments into dialogue in infinite variations.
It's a terrible thing, a family. Do you dare to complain? If you do, you are wisely put back in your place. Do you want to speak out? It's a waste of effort. Do you want to distance yourself? Perfectly illusory...
L'équipe du spectacle Pas un pour me dire merci vous accueille dans son espace de travail pour partager avec vous un temps de répétition ; l’occasion d’échanger et de poser toutes vos questions.
150 years ago, on 26 March 1871, the Harmonie Municipale d'Esch, the oldest musical society in the south of Luxembourg, was founded ...
Three white men in their fifties and straight, conscious of their status as 'dominant' but determined to explore their privileges, have met groups of 'dominated' individuals. And the upshot is a show with a spicy debate!
A concert showing off the talents of the HMEsch & Orchestre des Jeunes! The Harmonie Municipale is delighted to present a concert promising lots of wonderful things, performed by its youth orchestra and featuring well-known pieces from a modern and classical repertoire.
Renowned choreographer Thierry Malandain celebrates Beethoven's love of nature with – amazingly - twenty-two dancers on stage. Beethoven 6 draws on the powerful and suggestive music of the famous German composer. The touching extract from Mozart à 2 completes the evening.
In connection with the show tock tock, choreographer Annick Pütz is giving a workshop for parents and children during which they are given playful guidance on how to start moving purposefully, engaging with rhythm and dance.
The gates have accidentally closed and ten museum attendants are locked in the art exhibition for the night. But that's not all: the shadows of Goya's bleak paintings, which they watch over during the day, swallow them up.
The Almavivas arrive in Paris. Bégearss, the family friend, manoeuvres to conquer Flora, the daughter, and with her the whole inheritance. But Figaro and Suzanne keep watch... Daring and humour set the tone for this explosive version of Beaumarchais' play!
Four people wake up in an unknown place completely covered in clothes. In this new environment the dancers move with humour and inventiveness, empathically inviting their audience to delve into this new world.
New York 4 December 1975, Hannah Arendt is working on her book The Life of the Mind. A little girl suddenly appears in her room and introduces herself as "a Hannah too". She wants to know from the old Hannah what she is doing there. Is she thinking up words?
A tribute to the Luxembourgish author Pir Kremer: with his texts, songs and poems from the Stamminee and the Revue, part of the history of Luxembourg's popular entertainment is unearthed, analysed and made understandable from today's point of view.
With their hilarious choreography, the Ben Aïm brothers take a fresh look at the absurdity of our everyday life. Could it be that it is precisely this lightness of humour that enables us to see our reality with new powers of imagination?
After almost 250 years, Goethe's work has lost none of its relevance. Brit Bartkowiak brings the material from a distant past into the present: the search for a self-determined life, away from conventions and constraints, is more topical than ever.
Yolande Moreau, actor, the famous temperamental member of the Les Deschiens family, and Christian Olivier, musician of the Têtes Raides, add their pinch of salt to Prévert's poems. She recites them, he sings them, and the encounter, with its irresistible humour, makes us rediscover them.
20 Joer Makadammen! Wow! Dat muss gefeiert ginn! Mir maachen ee Konveniat an do luede mir all eis “Avataren” vun deene leschte Joren an, a loossen en etlech flott Momenter Revue passéieren.
Based on unpublished testimonies, this poignant show explores the daily life of French, Belgian, German and Luxembourg women who cross the borders of the Grand Duchy day after day. The border reality is revealed to us in all its human density.
Conductor Gast Waltzing starts the year with a musical trip around the world. The energy of electric banjo queen Morgane Ji meets the instrumentalists of the Orchestre National de Jazz.
To find her place in the trendy world of selfies and likes, Dorante lies and invents a life for herself... Fluorescent trainers, strobes and a flash set: Julia Vidit and her multicultural troupe bring Corneille's baroque comedy up to date and offer a delightful immersion into appearances.
Once upon a time, there was a deep forest, in a country that could be a region of Poland, Russia, why not Lorraine. It doesn't matter. Every day, a train goes mechanically through the thickness of the great wood. You can quickly guess its destination...
A tragicomedy about the end of an era - a time when a clown could be sure that the audience would laugh benignly at his antics. Leandre Ribera and the company La Tal honour the tradition of the red noses and simultaneously breathe new life into this much-loved art form.
Yoann Bourgeois returns to the Escher Theater with a brand- new acrobatic show. Following on from his attempt to defeat gravity, his amazing choreography and his display of juggling skills, this time he will mesmerize the audience as a breath-taking trapezist, flying fakir, magic dervish and bird-like singer.
The performance has been canceled.
Actor Pierre Richard unveils the fabulous world of Monsieur X - a world of silence, but characterised on that account by expressive body language à la Chaplin.
Following the success of its first edition in 2018, queer arts will be once again centre stage. On three days, artists from Luxembourg and abroad will queer your understandings of bodies, sexuality and desire.
A classic, exciting and contemporary story of two people in love and all the madness that happens inside, outside, around, before, in between and in the course of it.
The Via Verde company takes the spectators on a journey through a universe of geometric forms, notably the circle. Join them on a voyage of poetic discovery for the senses: music and dance, puppets and shapes, space and light.
And what if the circle suddenly revealed its subtle and poetic secrets? Around the show Plein Soleil, the Via Verde Company proposes a creative workshop for parent-child pairs.
The Ensemble à Plectre Municipal requests the pleasure of your company at a concert showcasing the compositions of young artists who fearlessly stretch the limits of the guitar and mandolin.
The famous cheesemonger in Les Deschiens awarded the Molière du Comédien 2019, François Morel takes Raymond Devos’ words and adds his touch of madness to the humour of that great clown with a bow-tie, a rare artist and a pastmaster at rethinking the world.
A man - wearing a suit, a hat, holding a cane - is locked in a white room. He tries to escape again and again. The result is a hilarious mixture of Mr. Bean-like pantomime, slapstick and magic tricks.
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, Harold Pinter composed a scenario which is as funny as it is chilling: an insidious encounter in camera between three men under attack by life, played, among others, by an actor of renown, Rufus.
In cahoots with British performer Lewys Holt, the choreographer Simone Mousset revisits her 2017 piece BAL, an epic work in progress about nation branding and the creation of national mythologies.
A brilliantly performed musical suite by Stravinsky followed by an electrifying theatrical performance by actor Luc Schiltz are on the programme for this evening, a true immersion in the inter-war period.
An immersive and ambulatory staging behind the scenes of the Escher Theater, which is direct and uncompromising and gets as close as possible to the intimacy of the universe of the retired and the handicapped so as to encompass all of its humanity.
Hip hop? An art born in the streets, which has now won its spurs. Get initiated to this dance with Nabil Ouelhadj, performer of the show The Roots.
This moving story explains the topic of homelessness, which is difficult for a young audience to grasp, and shows that sometimes less is needed to live and be happy than one might think.
Eleven dancers brilliantly bend their bodies to different beats. Choreographer Kader Attou goes back to the roots of the former street culture to celebrate the genre. A poetic and explosive mixture.
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