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MÁM

A wild celebration of life’s peaks and valleys

Dance Music

Trois Grandes Fugues

Three major choreographers interpret one masterpiece from Beethoven

Dance

Dimanche

Keeping up appearances in a world on thin ice

Theatre

Släpstick

Flying violins! Speed skating ballerinos! Astonishing musical buffoonery!

Theatre Music

Kopernikus – Opéra-rituel de mort

A ritual opera of death made for the living

Opera

Chosen and Beloved

A symphonic and ceremonial opening event

Theatre Music

Here Comes the Ocean

Let Laurie Anderson’s new symphonic concert wash over you

Music

The Brief and Frightening Reign of Phil

A surreal musical satire on tyranny

Theatre Music

BLACK TIES

Two families, two cultures ... tumeke!

Theatre Music

Netherlands Chamber Choir: Programme 1

Bach, Brahms, Poulenc and Martin

Music

القدس Jerusalem

Extremes exist in one metaphorical place

Dance Theatre

Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi

Experience the spine-tingling sound of new Americana

Music

One Festival, Many Voices

Three guest curators have selected many of the events in the 2020 Festival. Experience their worldview through their signature selections.

More about the curatorial process

Article Magazine

  • Festival Top Five: Elizabeth Kerr

    We asked five local arts enthusiasts what they’re most excited about at next year’s Festival. Music writer Elizabeth Kerr shares her top picks.
  • Festival Top Five: Miriama Grace-Smith

    We asked five local arts enthusiasts what they’re most excited about at next year’s Festival. Artist Miriama Grace-Smith shares her top picks.
  • Festival Top Five: Chris Tse

    We asked five local arts enthusiasts what they’re most excited about at next year’s Festival. Writer Chris Tse shares his top picks.