Ten times shockingly banal talk before and after sex. And always afraid that this experience might not be unique: have you been here with someone before?

Sasha Waltz and Guests “Figure Humaine”

In anticipation of Francis Poulenc's choral work "Figure Humaine", Sasha Waltz and her acclaimed dance company inaugurated the Elbphilharmonie Foyers in Hamburg a few days before the official opening in early 2017. The choreographic and musical exploration of the new concert hall included music by

The National

Opulent music in a concert hall with opulent sound. With his band The National, which Bryce Dessner founded with his brother Aaron in Ohio in 1999, a real indie rock institution recorded the Great Hall of the Elbphilharmonie.

L’écume des Jours

Boris Vian, the jazzman, chansonnier and author, published in 1946 the novel L'Écume des jours, a surrealistically alienated, elegiac-tragic love story. After Vian's early death, the book rose in the 1960s / 70s to the cult book of a generation of young readers. So it

I Puritani

England in the civil war between royalist cavaliers and puritans under Cromwell. Elvira dreams out of the walls of the Puritan Fortress, besieged by royalty, her father orders. Against her will, she is to be married to the Puritan Riccardo. Escaping compulsory marriage, Elvira clings

La Grand Duchesse of Gérolstein

The »Grand Duchess of Gerolstein« is one of the most prominent and valuable creations of the composing and writing workshop of the congenially cooperating, highly productive team, consisting of the composer Jacques (Jakob) Offenbach, who grew up in Cologne, and his brilliant duo Henri Meilhac

Soap & Skin

The Austrian musician Anja Plaschg, better known as Soap & Skin, together with the chamber orchestra Stargaze enchanted the Konzerthaus and the audience with breathtaking sounds. (

The Ring of the Nibelung

The film offers other possibilities than the theater, and the director Marcus Richardt has used them fantastically. There is nothing left to be desired in this famous "Ring" from Lübeck. (NDR culture)   DVD of the month: A triumph of the German theater scene! (The German


  King of madness! Technical brilliance and extreme discipline. (Spiegel Online)   An outstanding image direction by Marcus Richardt, which shifts the merits of the personal guidance into mimic details into the right light. (Opernglas)   Goose bumps guarantee that accompanies the enthralling staging from start to finish. Famos!

La Sonnambula

Ironically, in the orphan Amina, the young rich landowner Elvino fell in love. The unequal couple moves on the precarious terrain of puberty, the limbo between melancholy and optimism. In order to marry Amina, Elvino has solved his engagement with the landlady Lisa. For additional