Welcome to Music Theatre NOW


We are dedicated to worldwide exchange in new opera and music theatre.


Presented by the Music Theatre NOW Network of International Theatre Institute 

of the International Theatre Institute (in cooperation with ITI worldwide and ITI Germany)



The 10 winning projects of Music Theatre NOW 2018 are (in alphabetical order):


  • AQUASONIC: Between Music (Laila Skovmand, Denmark and Robert Karlsson, Sweden)
  • THE CAVE: Elli Papakonstantinou (Concept / Libretto / Directing, Greece) / Tilemachos Mousas (Musical composition / Orchestration, Greece)
  • FALLING AWAKE: Lasse Schwanenflügel Piasecki (Composer / Text / Staging, Denmark)
  • #FREEBRAHMS: Ela Baumann (Choreographer, Luxemburg) / Juri de Marco (Artistic / Musical Director, Germany) / Alistair Duncan (Co-Composer / Scotland) 
  • THE HOWLING GIRLS: Damien Ricketson (Composer, Australia) / Adena Jacobs (Director / Australia)
  • IYOV: Vladyslav Troitskyi (Director, Ukraine) / Roman Hryhoriv (Conductor / Composer, Ukraine) / Illia Razumeiko (Piano / Composer, Austria)
  • JIGOKUHEN: Li Jingyuan (Composer, China) / Xu Ying (Libretto, China) / Qian Xiaohan (Staging)
  • MITRA: Eva Reiter (Composition, Austria) / Jorge León (Staging, Belgium)
  • MUSRAROPERA: sounding situations (Klaus Janek, Italy / Milena Kipfmüller, Brazil / Germany) 




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