Corona and culture. Contemporary on-site eyewitness’s report

When the time will come, and we are allowed to reopen, we would have to decide whether it is still economically reasonable for us to bring out the production we have planned or just let the “Orfeo” seen only by a few, to perform. We have already planned a long-term strategy. We have to make an essential decision, whether we want to play in front of 50 people, or whether we will be closed again. I don’t think anyone can answer this question at the moment. In terms of the audience, I’m less worried. People will come back, as they will be very much hungry for live music and performance.

Corona and Culture. 10 Questions for Jörg Löwer

Interview with Jörg Löwer, the President of the Union of German Stage Members in Germany. Foto: Jörg Löwer. @Peter Vogel. By Oxana Arkaeva Following two previous interviews with Rolf Bolwin, a former Managing Director of the German Theater Association – Federal Association of German Theater and Orchestra and Kay Metzger, the intendant of the theater in Ulm, this…

Corona und Kultur

10 Fragen an Jörg Löwer. Präsident von GDBA in Deutschland Ein insider Blick auf die aktuelle Rechtslage der darstellender Künstler und in Theatern, und wo man die Hilfe bekommen kann. @theoperaviews 17.Oktober 2020 Foto: Jörg Löwer. @Peter Vogel. Jörg Löwer arbeitete viele Jahre als Musicaldarsteller und Choreograf. Als Darsteller stand er in zahlreichen Ensuite- und…

Corona and the Opera: 10 questions for Kay Metzger

Interview with Kay Metzger Intendant at the Theater Ulm, Germany 27. Juli 2020 Read in Spanish Stage director and Intendant Kay Metzger was born in Kiel in 1960. He grew up in Bonn and Mannheim and studied theater science in Munich. There he began his career as an assistant to acclaimed German stage director August…

Corona and the Opera

I am convinced that the State will try to maintain such institutions like the City and State theaters. This broad landscape of public culture offerings is a unique selling point for Germany. You won’t just put that at risk, especially since it would also be a very negative signal for society and communities.