Guest performances in Sweden. “CelloCinema” and “Pulcinella Suite” go on tour.
New project featuring works by Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy created with the
Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra.
Premiere of the program "Hereingeschneit" ("Snowed In") in Dresden. Summer
Academy at the Warsaw Mime Center, guest performance at the International Mime
Art Festival Warsaw. Tour with Quadro Nuevo as part of the Festspiele
Mecklenburg Vorpommern. Guest performances in Finland.
Premiere in Dresden: in cooperation with the Societaetstheater, the program
"Follow Light! Träume zu Mitnehmen" (“Follow Light! Dreams to Go”) is created,
followed by performances of the new program throughout Germany.
"The Don Quixote Family" makes guest performances in Vienna and Graz as well as
in the Philharmonie in Cologne and at the Cité de la Musique in Paris. More tours to
Poland, Finland, Macedonia, Holland and Ecuador. Together with the WDR
Symphony Orchestra in Cologne, a visual concert of Stravinsky's “Pulicinella Suite” is
Premiere of "The Don Quixote Family" at the Philharmonie Luxembourg,
commissioned by ECHO- the European Concert Hall Organisation, directed by Lionel
Menard and with compositions by and featuring the cellist Elisabeth Naske.
Performances of ¡silence! and “Out Of The Blue” bring the duo to Finland, the
Netherlands and Turkey.
The Circus Theater Dresden engages Neander and von Bodecker for the lead roles in
"Faust Without Words", directed by Tom Quaas and Lionel Ménard. Both press and
audience praise this world premiere with enthusiasm.
Tour with ¡silence! in the cities of Mexico and Argentina. Appearances at theater
festivals in Finland and Poland.
Four tours bring the Compagnie to Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Argentina and
Venezuela. The highlight of the tour is a performance in the Teatro Teresa Carreño,
which, with seating for 2,500 spectators, is the largest theater in Latin America.
“Tulles and his Shadow” makes a guest performance at De Doelen in Rotterdam and
at the Opera of Lille in France. “Out Of The Blue” is performed for the first time in
“Out Of The Blue” tours Argentina and Peru. Premiere of the visual concert
“CelloCinema” with Eckart Runge from the Artemis Quartet and Jacques Ammon.
Working together with the Luxembourg Ensemble LUCILIN, “Tulles and his
Shadow”, a visual concert for children, is created. Premiere at the Philharmonie
Out Of The Blue plays at the Goetheanum in Dornach and at the Fringe Festival in
Recklinghausen. Guest appearance of “Bonjour, Monsieur Satie!” at the
Philharmonie Luxembourg, with six sold out peformances.
The Konzerthaus Berlin commissions Neander and von Bodecker to create a visual
homage to Erik Satie. Under the direction of Lionel Ménard, the musical pantomime
“Bonjour, Monsieur Satie!” celebrates its premiere in January 2005 and since then
has been a regular part of the playbill.
“Out Of The Blue” goes on tour to Luxembourg and Warsaw and debuts in Paris in
the prestigious Théâtre le Ranelagh.
Neander and von Bodecker are once again stage partners with Marcel Marceau on
his two-month tour of Germany. The duo look back upon this time fondly, as it was
the last tour with their master.
Neander and von Bodecker act as Marcel Marceau's assistants during his tour of
Germany. “Out Of The Blue” tours Switzerland
Bodecker & Neander take over the visual creation of a theatrical fashion show for
the Belgian designer Pascale Kervan entitled “Il Mimoda” at the Cirque Royal in
Brussels. Special guest is Marcel Marceau.
Tour to China for International Art Festival with ¡silence!. United States debut of “In
the Upper Room” by Philip Glass, together with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra.
In cooperation with the North-West German Philharmonie, a new visual concert, “La
Découverte”, based on Philip Glass’ Symphony No. 3, is created. Tour of Germany.
Creation and premiere of “Out Of The Blue” in the Academy of Arts in Berlin,
directed by Lionel Ménard. Tour to the United Kingdom, Venezuela and Germany.
More tours with the Compagnie Marcel Marceau.
ECLAT - the Festival of New Music - commissions Bodecker & Neander to create
theater performances set to music by eight contemporary composers. With the
London-based Arditti Quartet and the New Vocal Soloists in Stuttgart the works are
produced and directed by Lionel Ménard. “L'Etoile Filante” is premiered at the
Theater Stuttgart. Philip Glass arranges his music “In The Upper Room” for the
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra and pantomime theater. With this, the third visual
concert “Romeo and Romeo” is produced. Performances at the Mercedes Forum
Stuttgart, the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, and at EXPO2000 in Hanover.
In cooperation with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Octet, the “Concert Visuel en Françaix”,
homage to the French composer Jean Françaix, is premiered. This new genre is a
great success at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig and the Semperoper in Dresden.
¡Silence! wins the Audience Award at the Berlin Mime Festival and goes on tour to
Tours with Marcel Marceau through Japan, Great Britain and Taiwan. Initial
concepts for a "visual concert" develop.
¡Silence! tours through Belgium and Germany. Marcel Marceau engages v. Bodecker
and Neander for his new mime drama “Le Chapeau Melon”, which is world
premiered in Munich's Prince Regent Theatre. Two-month guest appearance at the
Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris.
The duo’s work together begins on a luxury liner. Among the diverse impressions
include numerous foreign countries.