Peripheries II - The oldest evidence of human musicality

We are drawing a bow from the oldest evidence of human musicality to the present. And these testimonies are ... flutes! Flutes made of animal bones, up to 40,000 years old. more...

Matthew-Passion 2727

Matthew-Passion 2727

Bach’s musical rendering of Christ’s passion is regarded as one of the quintessential masterpieces of western classical sacred music. It is a major work of cultural heritage that brings together peoples. Against the background of the questions... more...

Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio – alla Turca

After a successful collaboration with the Peking Opera Company on Gluck’s Le Cinesi, l’arte del mondo once again turns its attention to international connections, with a reimagined production of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio more...

La Fête du Sérail

A Celebration of Wits between Pleasure and Practicality. Boisterous celebrations, pleasant fragrances and luxury: imagery of a Harem or Serail of the Middle East fascinated the people of 18th-century Europe. In this period more...

Armida

Georg Friedrich Händel’s opera ‚Rinaldo’, which received its world premiere in 1711 in London, is turned upside down in „Armida instead of Rinaldo“, which is narrated like a collage from the oriental point of view. There, Rinaldo more...

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