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Programs of past meetings

2015 Meeting Rotterdam

2012 Meeting Sweden

2008 Meeting Berlin

Winning productions of previous editions


Jury Statement 2015 (pdf)

List of selected works MTN 2015

List of selected works MTN 2012

List of selected works MTN 2008


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Operadagen Rotterdam presented ‘Flyway’ by the Australian Elizabeth Dunn in 2014.


Elizabeth Dunn (Director/Staging, Australia)
Lawrence English (Composer, Australia)
Lara Thoms (Australia)
Production: APHIDS (Australia)

photo: Next Wave Festival © John Possemato





Michael de Roo (Concept/Musical Direction/Sound Scape, Netherlands)
Douwe Dijkstra (Video, Netherlands)
Coen Huisman (Video, Netherlands)
Jules van Hulst (Video, Netherlands)
Mete Erker, Martin Fondse, Daniel Cross (Rosa Ensemble) (Musical Arrangements, Netherlands)
Production: 33 1/3 Collective (Netherlands)

photo © Mark Groen





Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival (ACT Festival) selected the music theatre show ‘Geros Dienos!’ by Vaiva Grainytė, Lina Lapelytė, Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė, produced by Operominja (Lithuania) for their program. The work was also shown at the Prototype Festival in New York in 2014.


Vaiva Grainytė (Librettist, Lithuania)

Lina Lapelytė (Composer and Music Director, Lithuania)

Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė (Director and Set Design, Lithuania)

Daiva Samajauskaitė (Costume Designer, Lithuania)

Production: OPEROMANIJA (Lithuania)

photo © Rugilė Barzdžiukaitė



Centro de Experimentación y Creación (TACEC) by Teatro Argentina de la Plata in Buenos Aires invited the French composer François Sarhan after having seen his production ‘Home Work’.


François Sarhan (Composer, Director Staging, Design, France)
Production: Kunst aus der Zeit, Bregenzer Festspiele (Austria)

photo © François Sarhan


Iz Veka Vekov - From Time Immemorial

Karmina Šilec (Concept, conductor)                   
Lojze Lebič (Music)
Jernej Lorenci (Staging)
Branko Hojnik (Stage-Design)
Belinda Radulovič (Costumes)
Tanja Zgonc (Choreography)
David Orešič (Lighting)
Danilo Zenko (Sound)
Producer: National Opera and Ballet Maribor

photo © Karmina Šilec


Invisible Cities

Composer: Christopher Cerrone (USA)

Stage Director: Yuval Sharon (USA)

Musical Director: Marc Lowenstein (USA)

Costume Design: E.B. Brooks (USA)

Choreographer: Danielle Agami (USA)

Producing Organisation: The Industry (Los Angeles, USA)

photo © The Industry


Paradise Interrupted

Composer / Text: Huang Ruo (China)

Director / Visual Designer / Text: Jennifer Wen Ma (China)

Producing Organisation: Spoleto Festival USA 

photo © the artists


Il ballo delle Ingrate

Concept / Stage Direction / Video / Audio Mix: Letizia Renzini (Italy)

Original Texts: Theodora Delavault (France / USA)

Choreography / Dance: Marina Giovannini (Italy)

photo © Manuela Macini