Mitridate, librettoreading #11 23.09 > 25.09.2016
As is its custom, WALPURGIS disentangles and pares an opera classic down to the bare bones, treating you to an entertaining evening in which sung and spoken dialogues alternate with frequent mischievous comments.
MADE IN DEFENIKS/ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE
Popperie Dozerie (4+) 24.09 > 25.09.2016
Classical music gems for children are extremely rare. One-Off was fascinated by La Boîte à joujoux, a ballet for children by Claude Debussy.
Elena Peeters, known for her young boisterousness and fragile honesty, is writing a new text. She is aided musically by the pianist Guy Vandromme and sound artist and eternal pathfinder Adriaan Severins.
Gesicht 24.09 > 25.09.2016
Dance, clay, plaster, two double basses and a contemporary soundscape combined with echoes of Schubert’s Winterreise, Marin Marais’ Les Voix Humaines and Rebecca Saunders’ Blue and Gray performed live, these are the ingredients with which Florentin Ginot, Frédéric Stochl, Michel Agnès Magalhaes & Alissia Maestracci shape an exceptionally intriguing musical and poetical world.
NIGHT – BARRY/Karel Tuytschaever 24.09 > 25.09.2016
An intimate sensory sound play where the spectator’s hearing becomes the representation of the eye’s view.
EARopener: Ludo De Brabander 23.09.2016
What mechanisms keep the eternal rhetoric of war going? And is it really impossible to break the vicious circle of retaliation and revenge? WALPURGIS has invited Ludo De Brabander, spokesman of Vrede vzw, to give a talk on this topic.
After Diner (HET KIP) 22.09.2016
A deep black story of incest where a mother and a daughter lay bare their misery, singing and stuttering.
Three sturdy Dutch blokes draw you into their upfront music theatre with its unpolished visual poetry and homemade instruments.
An eclectic Antwerp band centred on the composer Michael Denis and songwriter Sander Geudens
De Kanariteiten 25.09.2016
Het Kabinet’s masterfully trained canaries show you their exclusive tricks with their chests thrust out.
A Kiss from Yesteryear 25.09.2016
Specially for you, the Stokman & Vos duo will be dipping into the very finest melodies from the classical and light music repertoires. Together with Stijn Bettens on accordion, they will treat you to their favourite singalong numbers.
The Man Who Walked Along the Wire (try-out) 25.09.2016
Together with the musician Gerry De Mol, Compagnie Lodewijk/Louis is creating a new play about the ‘Death Wire’ that closed off the Dutch border during the First World War.
Toy workshop (4 years and over) with Tine Joris 25.09.2016
Table d’amis 25.09.2016
Festive ending in the company of the artists and the WALPURGIS team.