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10/12/2022 - 8:00 PM Uhr

Reigen (theatre in german language)

Musicbanda FRANUI
with lyrics by Arthur Schnitzler

Musicbanda FRANUI after Gustav Mahler, John Cage, Franz Schubert, Erik Satie, Giuseppe Verdi, Johannes Brahms and others.

Music for hours spent together 
Arthur Schnitzler's "Reigen" caused a scandal after its premiere in 1920, leading to a performance ban. Today, Schnitzler's ten variations on coitus function as an entertaining psychogram, especially when Franui turns it into a drama with music: actors Regina Fritsch and Sven-Eric Bechtolf - both stars at Vienna's Burgtheater - interpret the text, and Franui - "the world's most intelligent village band" (Die Zeit) - immerses each scene in a new musical milieu: The maid from Bohemia walks hand in hand with Gustav Mahler, Erik Satie strums in the chambre séparée, the poet's remarks are accompanied by sounds by John Cage, and in the marital bedroom an aria by Giuseppe Verdi resounds in memory of the Italian honeymoon. Wherever intercourse finally takes place (which in Schnitzler's work is succinctly indicated by three strokes), there is always plenty of room for music. The evening is not a concert, not a reading, not a theatre performance, not music theatre, not a radio play - and yet it is something of everything. At the Bregenz Festival, the audience thanked the audience with ovations for this extraordinary programme: "Grandiose speakers, fabulous musicians." (Kronenzeitung Vorarlberg).

The readings are by:
Regina Fritsch
Sven-Eric Bechtolf

Clarinet: Johannes Eder
Tuba: Andreas Fuetsch
Saxophone, clarinet: Romed Hopfgartner
Double bass, accordion: Markus Kraler
Harp, Zither: Angelika Rainer
Dulcimer: Bettina Rainer
Trumpet: Markus Rainer
Trumpet, Conducting: Andreas Schett
Valve trombone: Martin Senfter
Violin: Nikolai Tunkovich

Photo © Anja Köhler

Duration: ca. 1 hour 45 minutes, without break

No introduction!

Information & booking:

Organization: Südtiroler Kulturinstitut

Information and tickets:
Südtiroler Kulturinstitut
Tel. 0471 313800

Individual tickets: can be reserved from 22 September 2022 at the office of the Südtiroler Kulturinstitut, Via Sciliar, 1 in Bolzano, by telephone on 0471 313800 or by e-mail ( 

Payment of individual tickets: The reserved tickets must be paid for within 10 days of reservation. Payment can be made directly at the office of the South Tyrolean Cultural Institute or by bank transfer. As reason for payment, please state the name and reservation number you receive when making the reservation. Pre-booked and paid tickets will be deposited at the box office. 

Standing room: Standing room tickets are only available for sold-out events, subject to fire regulations at the respective venues and applicable Corona safety measures. They are only available at the box office.

Box office: The box office is open from 7pm on the day of the event.

Discounts: Discounts are available for students up to the age of 26. Senior* citizens receive special prices from the age of 65.

Covid 19:
In the 2022/23 season we will again be playing at full capacity. For your own health and safety, we still recommend that you behave prudently, keep your distance when walking into the hall, remember hygiene and precautionary measures and protect yourself by wearing a mask if necessary.
As the regulations can change at any time, please inform yourself about current regulations promptly before each performance. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about this.
People who feel ill, have cold symptoms or a temperature above 37.5 degrees, please stay at home.

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