Fonds Neues Musiktheater
The “New Music Theatre Fund” has been established to encourage new works at the More than 160 musical theatre productions have been realised since 2001 with the support of this funding instrument.
The Ministry of Culture of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia provides the NRW KULTURsekretariat with annual special funds in the amount of EUR 250,000 in order to enable commissioned compositions, first performances and premieres in theatres and opera houses in NRW.
In addition to commissioning new compositions, this fund is used to sponsor the performance of younger and contemporary works.
Furthermore, the sponsoring of dance productions that include contemporary and most contemporary music played live by the orchestra has been possible.
Since 2019, applications for readmissions may also be submitted.
The funding procedure is currently being reviewed and simplified together with the Düsseldorf District Council and the NRW Ministry of Culture.
»Der Zauberer von Oz« (AT) by Anno Schreier
Premiere: December 2019
»Quartett« by Luca Francesconi
»Medea« by Aribert Reimann
Musiktheater im Revier Gelsenkirchen
»Drei miese, fiese Kerle« by Zad Moultaka
Premiere: November 2019
»Der goldene Drache« by Peter Eötvös
»Play Europeras 1 & 2« by John Cage