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Mar 2021

Cancelled

Music

Séance académique des célébrations du 150e anniversaire

Harmonie Municipale Esch/Alzette

150 years ago, on 26 March 1871, the Harmonie Municipale d'Esch, the oldest musical society in the south of Luxembourg, was founded ...

Theatre

Calimero

Transquinquennal

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!

Cancelled

Music

There’s no business like…

Harmonie Municipale Esch/Alzette

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.

Dance

Mozart à 2 / Beethoven 6

Malandain Ballet Biarritz

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.

Young audiences

tock tock

Dan Tanson Annick Pütz

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.

Cancelled

Take part

Dance workshop for parents and children

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.

Dance

The Great He-Goat

Cie Mossoux Bonté

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.

Theatre

La Mère Coupable

Beaumarchais Laurent Hatat, Thomas Piasecki

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!

Feb 2021

Young audiences

Frusques

Compagnie ACT2

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.

Theatre

Hannah Arendt auf der Bühne

Ania Michaelis Agora Theater

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?

Theatre Music

Um Stamminee

Pir Kremer Claude Mangen

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.

Dance

Facéties

Christian et François Ben Aïm

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?

Theatre

Werther

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Staatstheater Mainz

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.

Cancelled

Theatre Music

Prévert

Jacques Prévert Yolande Moreau, Christian Olivier

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.

Cancelled

Theatre

Noire

Tania de Montaigne Lucie Nicolas, Collectif F71

Canceled

Jan 2021

Cancelled

Theatre

20

Makadammen

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.

Theatre

Les frontalières / Die Grenzgängerinnen

Sophie Langevin Escher Theater

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.

Cancelled

Young audiences

Ding Dong, Toktoktok!

Dan Tanson Ensemble Traffik Klassik

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!

Music

New Year's concert

Gast Waltzing, Morgane Ji Orchestre National de Jazz

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.

Theatre

Le Menteur

Pierre Corneille Julia Vidit

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.

Cancelled

Theatre

La plus précieuse des marchandises

Jean-Claude Grumberg Charles Tordjman

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...

Cancelled

Circus

Démodés

Leandre Ribera Compagnie La Tal

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.

Nov 2020

Dance Music

Boxe Boxe Brasil

Mourad Merzouki / CCN Créteil & Val-de-Marne Quatuor Debussy

The performance has been canceled.

Young audiences

Une forêt

Compagnie Joli Mai Compagnie Agnello

The performance has been canceled.

Theatre

Monsieur X

Pierre Richard Mathilda May

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.

Theatre Dance Music

Queer Little Lies (3/3)

Independent Little Lies - ILL

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.

Theatre Dance Music

Queer Little Lies (2/3)

Independent Little Lies - ILL

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.

Theatre Dance Music

Queer Little Lies (1/3)

Independent Little Lies - ILL

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.

Theatre

Was heißt hier Liebe?

Samuel Hamen, Nickel Bösenberg Escher Theater

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.

Oct 2020

Young audiences

Plein Soleil

Compagnie Via Verde

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.

Take part

Creative workshop for parent-child pairs

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.

Music

Centenary Concert

Ensemble à Plectre Municipal Esch/Alzette

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.

Theatre

J’ai des doutes

Raymond Devos François Morel

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.

Circus

Homme encadré sur fond blanc

Pierric

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.

Theatre

Si mer nach ze retten?

Claude Faber, Roll Gelhausen, Francis Kirps, Christiane Kremer, Clod Thommes

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?

Theatre

Le Gardien

Harold Pinter François Baldassare

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.

Theatre Dance

BAL

Simone Mousset Lewys Holt

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.

Theatre Music

Histoire du soldat / Monocle, portrait de S. von Harden

Kammerata Luxembourg Stéphane Ghislain Roussel

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.

Theatre

Voir la feuille à l’envers

Renelde Pierlot

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.

Take part

Hip-hop workshop

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.

Young audiences

Nebensache

Agora Theater

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.

Dance

The Roots

Kader Attou CCN de la Rochelle / Cie Accrorap

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.