The composer and director Heiner Goebbels (*1952) belongs to the most important exponents of the contemporary music and theatre scene. His compositions for ensembles and big orchestras published by Ricordi Berlin are currently performed worldwide as well as several of his music theatre works and staged concerts, mostly produced by Théâtre Vidy Lausanne, the Ensemble Modern and International Festival of the Arts RUHRTRIENNALE. He created a great variety of sound and video installations, which have been displayed by Artangel London, MAC Lyon, Museum Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt, Albertinum Dresden a.o..

Heiner Goebbels worked for nearly 20 years as a professor at the Institute for Applied Theatre Studies of the Justus Liebig University in Giessen (1999-2018) and was President of the Theatre Academy Hessen for twelve years (2006-2018). From 2012 to 2014 he was the artistic director of the International Festival of the Arts RUHRTRIENNALE.

In 2018 he received the first appointment for the newly established Georg Büchner Professorship, which he received from the President of the Justus Liebig University and is established at the interdisciplinary research centre ZMI – Centre for Media and Interactivity in Gießen.

#WallOfSound Concert and international premier: Heiner Goebbels and THE MAYFIELD will be in TRANSEUROPA on Friday 8th November.