CHRONOLOGY - PERFORMING ARTS

The following list only contains the opening dates and locations of the first opening of each piece. Revivals are not included, except the notable revivals of Einstein on the Beach and of works that changed considerably, e.g. by recasting the lead role (e.g. Orlando) or were revived in other language versions (e.g. Lady from the Sea). If not noted otherwise, the Direction, Set and Lighting Design are by Robert Wilson.

2015

  • La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi. Yashi (Costumes). Landestheater Linz / Musiktheater am Volksgarten, Linz, Austria, September 19, 2015.
  • Letter to a Man by Christian Dumais-Lvowski, based on the Diaries by Vaslav Nijinsky. Darryl Pinckney (Dramaturgy); Hal Willner (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Caio Melisso Theater, Festival dei 2Mondi, Spoleto, Italy, July 8, 2015.
  • Pushkin's Fairy Tales [Сказки Пушкина]. Based on selected Tales by Aleksandr Pushkin. CocoRosie (Music); Julia von Leliwa (Costumes); Douglas Wieselman (Musical Direction). State Theater of Nations, Moscow, June 16, 2015.
  • Adam's Passion [Aadama Passioon] by Arvo Pärt and Robert Wilson. Arvo Pärt (Music); Carlos Soto (Costumes); Konrad Kuhn (Dramaturgy); Tonu Kaljuste (Musical Direction). Noblessner Foundry, Tallinn, Estonia, May 12, 2015.
  • Faust Part I and II [Faust. Der Tragödie Erster und Zweiter Teil] by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Herbert Grönemeyer (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Jutta Ferbers, Anika Bardos (Dramaturgy). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, April 22, 2015.

2014

  • The Blacks [Les Nègres] by Jean Genet. Dickie Landry (Music); Ellen Hammer (Dramaturgy); Moidele Bickel (Costumes). Odéon Théâtre de l’Europe, Paris, France, October 3, 2014.
  • Rhinoceros [Rhinocéros] by Eugéne Ionesco. Adam Lenz (Music); Konrad Kuhn (Dramaturgy); Tomasz Jeziorski (Video); Dan Dragoiescu (Sound Design). Teatrul National Marin Sorescu, Craiova, Romania, July 2, 2014.
  • The Coronation of Poppea [L’incoronazione di Poppea] by Claudio Monteverdi. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Rinaldo Alessandrini (Conductor). Paris National Opera, Palais Garnier, Paris, France, June 7, 2014.
  • 1914, based on The Last Days of Mankind by Karl Kraus and The Good Soldier Švejk by Jaroslav Hašek. Aleš Březina, Hanuš Karlach, and Soňa Červená (Adaptation); Aleš Březina (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Martin Urban (Dramaturgy). National Theater, Prague, Czech Republic, April 30, 2014.

2013

  • Monsters of Grace II, live radio-play by Robert Wilson. Iris Drögekamp, Peter Liermann (Dramaturgy); Dom Bouffard, Adam Lenz (Music). ARD Hörspieltage Festival at ZKM Center for Arts and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, November 9, 2013.
  • The Little Match Girl [Das Mädchen mit den Schwefelhölzern] by Helmut Lachenmann. Emilio Pomàrico (Musical Direction); Norbert Ommer (Sound Design); Eva Dessecker (Costumes); Stephan Buchberger (Dramaturgy). Ruhrtriennale Festival at Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany, September 14, 2013.
  • The Old Woman by Daniil Kharms. Darryl Pinckney (Adaptation), Hal Willner (Music), Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Performed by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Willem Dafoe. Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK, July 4, 2013.
  • Lady from the Sea by Susan Sontag, based on the eponymous play by Henrik Ibsen [Brazilian version]. Giorgio Armani (Costumes); Michael Galasso (Music). SESC Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 15, 2013.
  • Peter Pan by Erich Kästner, based on the novel by James Matthew Barrie. CocoRosie (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Jutta Ferbers, Dietmar Böck (Dramaturgy). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, April 17, 2013.
  • Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Konrad Kuhn (Dramaturgy). Teatro Communale, Bologna, Italy, February 5, 2013.
  • Zinnias : The Life of Clementine Hunter by Robert Wilson, Bernice Johnson Reagon and Toshi Reagon (Libretto and Music) and Jacqueline Woodson (Story). Carlos Soto (Costumes). Alexander Kasser Theater at Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ, January 26, 2013.

2012

  • Odyssey after Homer. Simon Armitage (Text); Thodoris Ekonomou (Music); Wolfgang Wiens (Dramaturgy); Yashi Tabassomi (Costumes); Hal Willner (Music Supervision). National Theatre of Greece, Athens, Greece, October 25, 2012.
  • Dom Pérignon, staged by Robert Wilson. Alexandre Desplat (Music). Performed by Lang Lang (Piano), Christopher Knowles and Watermill Center residents (Dance). Event commemorating Dom Pérignon champagnes Vintage 2003, Rosé 2000, and Oenotheque 1996 at the Chapelle Royale Versailles, France, September 10, 2012.
  • Lecture on Nothing by John Cage. Arno Kraehahn (Music); Tomasz Jerziorski (Video). Performed by Robert Wilson. Ruhrtriennale Festival at Jahrhunderthalle, Bochum, Germany, August 22, 2012.
  • Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson [revival]. Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson, Lucinda Childs (Texts); Lucinda Childs (Choreography). Opéra Berlioz - Le Corum, Montpellier, France, March 17, 2012.

2011

  • The Return of Ulisses to his Homeland [Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria] by Claudio Monteverdi. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Rinaldo Alessandrini (Conductor). Teatro alla Scalla, Milan, Italy, September 19, 2011.
  • The Life and Death of Marina Abramović by Robert Wilson and Marina Abramović. Antony (Music); William Basinski (Composer and Music Curator); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Wolfgang Wiens (Dramaturgy); Nick Sagar (Sound Design). Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK, July 9, 2011.
  • Lulu by Frank Wedekind. Lou Reed, Hal Willner (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, April 12, 2011.
  • Norma by Vincenzo Bellini. Moidele Bickel (Costumes); Paolo Carignani (Conductor). Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, February 27, 2011.

2010

  • The Makropulos Case [Věc Makropulos] by Karl Čapek. Aleš Březina (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Narodni Divadlo, Prague, Czech Republic, November 18, 2010.
  • Katya Kabanova [Káťa Kabanová] by Leoš Janáček. Yashi Tabassomi (Costumes); Tomáš Netopil (Conductor). Narodni Divadlo, Prague, Czech Republic, June 26, 2010.
  • 1433—The Grand Voyage [鄭和1433]. Ruo-Yu Liu (Script); Ornette Coleman, Dickie Landry, Chih-Chun Huang (Music); Tim Yip (Costumes). Chiang Kai-Shek Cultural Center, Taipei, Taiwan, February 20, 2010.  

2009

  • Orpheus [L’Orfeo] by Claudio Monteverdi. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Rinaldo Alessandrini (Conductor). Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy, September 19, 2009. 
  • Krapp’s Last Tape by Samuel Beckett. Yashi Tabassomi (Costumes). Performed by Robert Wilson. Festival of the Two Worlds, Caio Melisso Theater, Spoleto, Italy, June 28, 2009.
  • The Freeshooter [Der Freischütz] by Carl Maria Weber. Viktor & Rolf (Costumes); Thomas Hengelbrock (Conductor). Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Germany, May 31, 2009.
  • KOOL—Dancing in my mind. A tribute to Suzushi Hanayagi. David Byrne, Johann Sebastian Bach, Ishmael Reed (Music); Suzushi Hanayagi, Carla Blank, Johan Bokaer, Illenk Gentille (Choreography); Carlos Soto (Costumes); Richard Rutkowski (Video). Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, April 17, 2009.
  • Shakespeare’s Sonnets [Shakespeares Sonette], a selection of Sonnets by William Shakespeare [German version]. Rufus Wainwright (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, April 12, 2009.
  • Orlando. Based on the novel by Virginia Woolf [Chinese version]. Virginia Woolf (Text); Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney (Adaptation); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music). Performed by Hai-Ming Wei. National Theater, Taipei, Taiwan, February 21, 2009.

2008

  • Faust by Charles Gounod. Jonah Bokaer (Choreography); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Gabriel Chmura (Conductor). Polish National Opera, Teatr Wielki, Warsaw, Poland, October 26, 2008.
  • Happy Days [Oh les beaux jours] by Samuel Beckett. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, September 24, 2008.
  • Lady from the Sea by Susan Sontag, based on the eponymous play by Henrik Ibsen [Spanish version]. Giorgio Armani (Costumes); Michael Galasso (Music). Matadero, Madrid, Spain, March 27, 2008.

2007

  • The Threepenny Opera [Die Dreigroschenoper] by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Hans-Jörn Brandenburg, Stefan Rager (Musical Direction). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, September 27, 2007.
  • Saint John Passion [Johannespassion] by Johann Sebastian Bach. Lucinda Childs (Choreography of Solo Dances); Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Rolf Beck (Conductor). Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France, June 14, 2007.
  • RUMI - in the Blink of the Eye by Robert Wilson and Kudsi Erguner, based on a poem by Mewlana Djalal-od-Din-Rumi. Kudsi Erguner (Music); Peter Cerone (Sound Design); Christophe de Menil (Costumes). Attiki Cultural Society's Spring Theater Festival, Pallas Theater, Athens, Greece, May 28, 2007.

2006

  • Quartet [Quartett] by Heiner Müller [French version]. Based on Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos. Michael Galasso (Music); Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Odéon Théâtre de l'Europe, Paris, France, September 28, 2006.
  • Expectation [Erwartung] by Arnold Schoenberg [revival] & 'Murder Scene' from Deafman Glance by Robert Wilson. Moidele Bickel (Costumes). Performed by Anja Silja ('Murder Scene' by Anja Silja and Robert Wilson). Berlin State Opera, Berlin, Germany, September 2, 2006.
  • Lady from the Sea by Susan Sontag, based on the eponymous play by Henrik Ibsen [Polish version]. Giorgio Armani (Costumes); Michael Galasso (Music). Dramatic Theater (Teatr Dramatyczny), Warsaw, Poland, May 16, 2006.

2005

  • A Winter’s Tale by William Shakespeare. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2005.
  • Peer Gynt by Henrik Ibsen. Michael Galasso (Music); Jaques Reynaud (Costumes). Det Norske Teatret, Oslo, Norway, February 19, 2005.

2004

  • 2Lips and Dancers and Space : A Dance in Four Parts by Robert Wilson. Michael Galasso (Music); Christopher Knowles, Lucrece (Additional Texts); Viktor & Rolf (Costumes). Performed by the Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) III. Théâtre de la Ville, Luxembourg, November 10 , 2004.
  • The Black Rider : The Casting of the Magic Bullets by Robert Wilson, Tom Waits and William S. Burroughs. Based on Der Freischütz by August Apel and Friedrich Laun, and on The Fatal Marksman by Thomas de Quincey [English version]. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Barbican Centre, London, UK, May 17, 2004.
  • I La Galigo, inspired by the Bugis epic poem Sureq Galigo. Rahayu Supanggah (Music); Rhoda Grauer (Adaptation); Joachim Herzog (Costumes). Esplanade Theatres on the Bay, Singapore, March 12, 2004.
  • The Fables of La Fontaine [Les Fables de la Fontaine], based on Jean de La Fontaine’s Anthology. Michael Galasso (Music), Moidele Bickel (Costumes). Comédie Française, Paris, France, January 30, 2004.

2003

  • The Woman without a Shadow [Die Frau ohne Schatten] by Richard Strauss. Paris National Opera / Opéra Bastille, Paris, France, December 9, 2003.
  • The Temptation of St. Anthony based on Gustave Flaubert. Bernice Johnson Reagon (Music and Lyrics); Wolfgang Wiens (Adaptation). Ruhrtriennale Festival at Gebläsehalle, Duisburg, Germany, June 20, 2003.
  • Leonce and Lena [Leonce und Lena] by Georg Büchner. Herbert Grönemeyer (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, May 1, 2003.

2002

  • White Town, an homage to Arne Jacobsen, commissioned by the Kulturbro Biennial Copenhagen. Bellevue Teatret, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 24, 2002.
  • The Ring of the Nibelung : Twilight of the Gods [Der Ring des Nibelungen : Götterdämmerung] by Richard Wagner. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Franz Welser-Möst (Musical Direction).  Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, May 20, 2002.
  • Destiny [Osud] by Leoš Janáček. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Jiří Bělohlávek (Musical Direction). National Theater Prague, Czech Republic, April 19, 2002.
  • Doctor Caligari by Robert Wilson, based on the film Das Kabinett des Dr. Caligari by Carl Mayer, Hans Janowitz and Robert Wiene. Michael Galasso (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Deutsches Theater, Berlin, Germany, March 26, 2002.
  • Aida by Giuseppe Verdi. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Antonio Pappano (Musical Direction). Royal Theatre of the Mint (Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie / Koninklijke Muntschouwburg), Brussels, Belgium, January 30, 2002.

2001

  • The Ring of the Nibelung : Siegfried [Der Ring des Nibelungen : Siegfried] by Richard Wagner. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Franz Welser-Möst (Musical Direction). Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, November 18, 2001.
  • Winter Journey [Winterreise] by Franz Schubert. Yves Saint-Laurent (Costumes). Performed by Jessye Norman and Mark Markham. Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France, September 24, 2001.
  • Three Sisters [Три сестры] by Anton Chechov. Michael Galasso (Music); Ronald Hallgren (Sound); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes).  City Theater (Stadsteatern), Stockholm, Sweden, September 12, 2001.
  • The Ring of the Nibelung : The Valkyrie [Der Ring des Nibelungen : Die Walküre] by Richard Wagner. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Franz Welser-Möst (Musical Direction). Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, May 27, 2001.
  • Prometheus by Robert Wilson. Iannis Xenakis (Music); Franca Squarciapino (Costumes); Peter Cerone (Video); Alexandros Myrat (Musical Direction). Athens Concert Hall (Cultural Olympics 2001-2004), Athens, Greece, January 27, 2001.

2000

  • Woyzeck by Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan and Robert Wilson, after the eponymous play fragment by Georg Büchner. Wolfgang Wiens, Ann-Christin Rommen (Adaptation); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Betty Nansen Theater, Copenhagen, Denmark, November 18, 2000.
  • The Ring of the Nibelung : The Rhine Gold [Der Ring des Nibelungen : Das Rheingold] by Richard Wagner. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Franz Welser-Möst (Musical Direction). Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, October 8, 2000.
  • Relative Light by Robert Wilson. Johann Sebastian Bach, John Cage (Music); Christophe de Menil (Costumes). Claustro de la Universidad de Valencia (Institut Valencià de la Música), Valencia, Spain, July 11, 2000.
  • Hot Water by Robert Wilson. Susanne Raschig, Dorothée Uhrmacher (Costumes); Chris Kondek (Video); Christophe Martin (Stage Architecture). Performed by BARTO. Singapore Arts Festival, Singapore, June 14, 2000.
  • POEtry by Robert Wilson and Lou Reed, based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany, February 13, 2000.

1999

  • Orpheus and Eurydice [Orphée et Euridice] by Christoph Willibald Gluck. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Sir John Eliot Gardiner (Musical Direction). Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France, October 8, 1999.
  • THE DAYS BEFORE : death, destruction and detroit III by Robert Wilson. Umberto Eco, Christopher Knowles (Texts); Ryuichi Sakamoto (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Lincoln Center Festival at New York State Theater, New York City, NY, July 7, 1999.
  • Scourge of Hyacinths by Tania León (Music) and Wole Soyinka (Text). Susanne Raschig (Costumes). Salle Théodore Turrettini, Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, Geneva, Switzerland, January 17, 1999.

1998

  • 70 ANGELS ON THE FAÇADE : Domus 1928-1998. Lisa Ponti, Christopher Knowles (Texts); A.J. Weissbard (Lighting); Peter Bottazzi (Sets and Images); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes); Peter Cerone (Sound). Nuovo Piccolo Teatro, Milan, Italy, December 1, 1998.
  • Dream Play [Ett Drömspel] by August Strindberg. Michael Galasso (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Stadsteater, Stockholm, Sweden, November 15, 1998.
  • White Raven [O Corvo Branco] by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass. Luísa Costa Gomes (Text); Moidele Bickel (Costumes); Dennis Russell Davies (Musical Direction). Sala Júlio Verne, Teatro Camões (Expo ’98), Lisbon, Portugal, September 26, 1998.
  • Danton's Death [Dantons Tod] by Georg Büchner [Salzburg version]. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Thierry de Mey (Music). Landestheater (Salzburger Festspiele), Salzburg, Austria, July 25, 1998.
  • Wings on Rock, based on The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Pascal Comelade (Music); Kenzo Takada (Costumes). Performed by François Chat and Marianna Kavallieratos. Théâtre Gérard Philipe / Festival de St. Denis, Paris, France, June 15, 1998.
  • Lady from the Sea by Susan Sontag, based on the eponymous play by Henrik Ibsen [Italian version]. Giorgio Armani (Costumes); Michael Galasso (Music). Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Italy, May 5, 1998.
  • Monsters of Grace : A Digital Opera in Three Dimensions by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson. Robert Wilson (Design and Visual Concept); Philip Glass (Music); Rumi (Lyrics); Kurt Munkacsi (Sound Design); Michael Riesman (Musical Direction); Kleiser-Walczak Construction Company (Film and Computer Animation). Royce Hall at UCLA Center for the Performing Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, April 15, 1998.
  • Lohengrin by Richard Wagner [US revival]. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); James Levine (Musical Direction). Metropolitan Opera, New York City, NY, March 9, 1998.
  • The Flight across the Ocean [Der Ozeanflug] by Bertolt Brecht. Hans Peter Kuhn (Music); Jacques Reynaud (Costumes). Berliner Ensemble, Berlin, Germany, January 28, 1998.

1997

  • Saints and Singing by Robert Wilson and Hans Peter Kuhn, after Gertrude Stein. Gertrude Stein (Text); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music); Hans Thiemann (Costumes). Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany, November 4, 1997.
  • Prometheus : A Tragedy of Listening [Prometeo : Tragedia dell'ascolto] by Luigi Nono (Music) and Massimo Cacciari (Text). André Richard (Sound Environment), Stefan Hageneier (Costumes). Halles de Schaerbeek / Festival Ars Musica, produced by La Monnaie), Brussels, Belgium, March 4, 1997.
  • Pelléas and Mélisande [Pelléas et Mélisande] by Claude Debussy (Music) and Maurice Maeterlinck (Text). Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Paris National Opera / Palais Garnier, Paris, France, February 7, 1997.

1996

  • Oedipus Rex by Igor Stravinsky, with a Silent Prologue by Robert Wilson. Igor Stravinsky (Music); Jean Cocteau (Text). Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, France, November 12, 1996.
  • Orlando. Based on the novel by Virginia Woolf [English version]. Virginia Woolf (Text); Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney (Adaptation); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music). Performed by Miranda Richardson. Royal Lyceum Theatre / Edinbugh Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, August 13, 1996.
  • G.A. Story : Giorgio Armani: His Story, His Fashion [la sua storia, la sua moda] by Robert Wilson. Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy, June 21, 1996.
  • Time Rocker by Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney (Text) and Lou Reed (Music and Lyrics). Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany, June 12, 1996.
  • The Malady of Death [La Maladie de la mort] by Marguerite Duras. Hans Peter Kuhn (Music); Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Performed by Lucinda Childs and Michel Piccoli.  Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, May 7, 1996.
  • Four Saints in Three Acts by Virgil Thomson (Music) and Gertrude Stein (Text). Francesco Clemente (Costumes); Jennifer Tipton (Lighting). Brown Theater / Houston Grand Opera, Houston, TX, January 26, 1996.

1995

  • Snow on the Mesa (dance piece). Paul Schmidt (Text); Donna Karan (Costumes). Performed by the Martha Graham Dance Company. Eisenhower Theater / Kennedy Center, Washington, DC, November 2, 1995.
  • Persephone. Homer, Brad Gooch, Maita di Niscemi (Texts); Gioachino Rossini, Philip Glass (Music); Christophe de Menil (Costumes). Ancient Stadium of  Delphi (International Meeting of Ancient Greek Drama, Theatre Olympics), Delphi, Greece, August 27, 1995.
  • Bluebeard's Castle [A kékszakállú herceg vára] by Bela Bartók & Expectation [Erwartung] by Arnold Schoenberg. Large Festival Hall (Salzburger Festspiele), Salzburg, Austria, August 24, 1995.
  • HAMLET : a monologue, based on the play by William Shakespeare. Robert Wilson, Wolfgang Wiens (Adaptation); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music).  Performed by Robert Wilson. Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, May 24, 1995.

1994

  • Skin, Meat, Bone : The Wesleyan Project by Robert Wilson and Alvin Lucier. Theater Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, November 20, 1994.
  • The Meek Girl, based on a story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Robert Wilson, Wolfgang Wiens (Adaptation); Stefan Kurt, Gerd Bessler (Music). Performed by Robert Wilson, Charles Chemin, Marianna Kavallieratos and Thomas Lehmann. MC 93 Bobigny (Festival d'Automne), Paris, France, October 11, 1994.
  • T.S.E. : "come in under the shadow of this red rock" by Robert Wilson. T. S. Eliot and others (Texts); Philip Glass (Music). Case di Stefano (Orestiadi di Gibellina), Gibellina, Italy, September 3, 1994.
  • Hanjo / Hagoromo : Japanese Diptych [Dittico Giapponese] by Yukio Mishima (Hanjo) and Zeami (Hagoromo). Marcello Panni (Hanjo Music and Libretto); Jo Kondo (Hagoromo Music and Libretto). Teatro della Pergola (Teatro Comunale di Firenze, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino), Florence, Italy, June 13, 1994.
  • The Moon in the Grass : once never forever [Der Mond im Gras : einmal keinmal immer] by Robert Wilson. Based on stories by the Brothers Grimm and Georg Büchner. Robyn Schulkowsky (Music). Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany, April 10, 1994.

1993

  • Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes); Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography). Paris National Opera / Opéra Bastille, Paris, France, November 19, 1993.
  • Alice in Bed by Susan Sontag. Hans Peter Kuhn (Music). Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany, September 15, 1993.
  • Orlando. Based on the novel by Virginia Woolf [French version]. Virginia Woolf (Text); Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney (Adaptation); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music). Performed by Isabelle Huppert. Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland, May 9, 1993.

1992

  • Alice by Robert Wilson, Paul Schmidt (Text), Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan (Music and Lyrics). Based on Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany, December 19, 1992.
  • Danton's Death [Dantons Tod] by Georg Büchner [English version]. Robert Auletta (Translation); Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, October 27, 1992.
  • Don Juan Último by Vicente Molina Foix. Mariano Díaz (Music); Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Teatro María Guerrero (Festival de Otoño), Madrid, Spain, September 26, 1992.
  • Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson [revival]. Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson, Lucinda Childs (Texts); Lucinda Childs (Choreography). McCarter Theater, Princeton, NJ, July 24, 1992.
  • Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights by Gertrude Stein. Hans-Peter Kuhn (Music). Hebbel Theater, Berlin, Germany, April 15, 1992.

1991

  • The Malady of Death [La Maladie de la mort] by Marguerite Duras [German version]. Peter Handke (German Translation); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music); Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin, Germany, December 21, 1991.
  • Lohengrin by Richard Wagner. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Opernhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland, September 21, 1991.
  • The Magic Flute [Die Zauberflöte] by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Kenzo Takada (Costumes), Andrew de Groat (Choreography). Paris National Opera / Opéra Bastille, Paris, France, June 26, 1991.
  • Parsifal by Richard Wagner. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Hamburgische Staatsoper, Hamburg, Germany, March 21, 1991.
  • When We Dead Awaken [Når vi døde vågner] by Henrik Ibsen. Robert Brustein (English Translation); Robert Wilson (Adaptation); Charles "Honi" Coles (Music). Loeb Drama Center (American Repertory Theatre), Cambridge, MA, February 14, 1991.

1990

  • What Room : A Play for 3 Minutes by Robert Wilson. Loeb Drama Center (American Repertory Theatre), Cambridge, MA, May 1990.
  • King Lear by William Shakespeare. Bockenheimer Depot (Schauspielhaus Frankfurt), Frankfurt, Germany, May 26, 1990.
  • The Black Rider : The Casting of the Magic Bullets by Robert Wilson, Tom Waits and William S. Burroughs. Based on Der Freischütz by August Apel and Friedrich Laun, and on The Fatal Marksman by Thomas de Quincey. Frida Parmeggiani (Costumes). Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany, March 31, 1990.

1989

  • Swan Song [Лебединая песнь] by Anton Chekhov. Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany, December 20, 1989.
  • Orlando. Based on the novel by Virginia Woolf [German version]. Virginia Woolf (Text); Robert Wilson, Darryl Pinckney (Adaptation); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music). Performed by Jutta Lampe. Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin, Germany, November 21, 1989.
  • The Night before the Day [La Nuit d'Avant le Jour]. (Inauguration of the Opéra Bastille, in commemoration of the French bicentennial). Musical selections by Gounod, Meyerbeer, Massenet, Gluck, Saint-Saens, Bizet, and Berlioz. Paris National Opera, Paris, France, July 13, 1989.
  • Matter [De Materie] by Louis Andriessen [World Premiere]. Het Muziektheater (Netherlands Opera), Amsterdam, Netherlands, June 1, 1989.
  • Doctor Faustus by Giacomo Manzoni. Based on the novel by Thomas Mann. Gianni Versace (Costumes). Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy, May 16, 1989.

1988

  • Quartet [Quartett] by Heiner Müller [US version]. Based on Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos. Martin Pearlman (Music). Loeb Drama Center (American Repertory Theater), Cambridge, MA, February 10, 1988.
  • The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian [Le Martyre de Saint Sébastien] by Gabriele d'Annunzio (Text) and Claude Debussy (Incidental Music). Robert Wilson, Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography). MC 93 Bobigny (Théâtre National, Opéra de Paris), Paris, France, March 28, 1988.
  • Cosmopolitan Greetings. Allen Ginsberg (Text); Rolf Liebermann, George Gruntz (Music). Kampnagelfabrik (Hamburg State Opera), Hamburg, Germany, June 11, 1988.
  • The Forest. Heiner Müller, Darryl Pinckney (Text), David Byrne (Music). Theater der Freien Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany, October 18, 1988.

1987

  • Salome by Richard Strauss. Gianni Versace (Costumes). Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy, January 11, 1987.
  • Death, Destruction, and Detroit II by Robert Wilson. Franz Kafka, Heiner Müller, Robert Wilson, Maita di Niscemi, Cynthia Lubar (Texts); Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography); Hans Peter Kuhn (Music/Sound). Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz, Berlin, Germany, February 27, 1987.
  • Alcestis by Euripides [German version]. Friederieke Roth, Ann-Christin Rommen (Translation); Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography). Theater der Welt Festival, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Germany, April 16, 1987.
  • Quartet [Quartett] by Heiner Müller. Based on Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Choderlos de Laclos. Christoph Eschenbach (Music). Schlosstheater Ludwigsburg (Theater der Welt Festival Stuttgart), Ludwigsburg, Germany, June 18, 1987.
  • Parzival : On the Other Side of the Lake [Parzival : Auf der anderen Seite des Sees] by Robert Wilson and Tankred Dorst. Tankred Dorst, Christopher Knowles (Texts); Tassilo Jelde (Music). Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany, September 11, 1987.

1986

  • Alceste by Christoph Willibald Gluck. Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography). Württembergisches Staatstheater, Stuttgart, Germany, December 5, 1986.
  • Hamletmachine [Hamletmaschine] by Heiner Müller. Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller (Music). Theater in der Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, October 4, 1986.
  • Hamletmachine [Hamletmaschine] by Heiner Müller [US version]. Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller (Music). Mainstage Two (New York University, Tisch Scool of the Arts), New York City, NY, May 7, 1986.
  • Alcestis by Euripides. Robert Wilson (Adaptation); Dudley Fitts, Robert Fitzgerald (Translation); Heiner Müller (Add'l. Texts); Hans Peter Kuhn, Laurie Anderson (Music); Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography). Loeb Drama Center (American Repertory Theater), Cambridge, MA, March 12, 1986.

1985

  • The Knee Plays [from the CIVIL warS] by Robert Wilson and David Byrne. David Byrne (Music, Texts); Suzushi Hanayagi (Choreography). Schauspielhaus (Theater der Welt Festival), Frankfurt, Germany, September 20, 1985.
  • The Golden Windows by Robert Wilson [US revival]. Tania León, Gavin Bryars, Hans Peter Kuhn (Music); Christophe de Menil (Costumes). Carey Playhouse, Brooklyn Academy of Music (Next Wave Festival), New York City, NY, October 22, 1985.

1984

  • Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson [revival]. Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson, Lucinda Childs (Texts); Lucinda Childs (Choreography). Brooklyn Academy of Music, Opera House (Next Wave Festival), New York City, NY, December 11, 1984.
  • Medea by Robert Wilson and Gavin Bryars. Based on the play by Euripides. Gavin Bryars (Music); Heiner Müller, Vladimir Mayakovsky (Add'l. Texts). Opéra de Lyon, France, October 23, 1984.
  • Medea [Médée] by Marc-Antoine Charpentier. Opéra de Lyon, France, October 22, 1984.
  • the CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down [Marseille Workshop (Act II, Scenes A & B; Act III, Scenes A & B)]. Etel Adnan (Text); music by Gavin Bryars. La Sainte Baume, Marseille, France, February 13, 1984.
  • the CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down [Tokyo Workshop (Act I, Scene C; Act II, Scene C; Act III, Scenes C & D)].  Tokyo, Japan, February 10, 1984.
  • the CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down [Rome Section (Prologue and Act V)] by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass. Philip Glass (Music); Maita di Niscemi (Text); Jim Self (Choreography); Christophe de Menil (Costumes). Teatro dell' Opera, Rome, Italy, March 25, 1984.
  • the CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down [Cologne Section (Act I, Scene A; Act III, Scene E; Act IV, Scene A and Epilogue)] by Robert Wilson and Heiner Müller. Philip Glass, David Byrne, Hans Peter Kuhn, Frederick the Great, Thomas Tallis, Franz Schubert (Music). Schauspielhaus, Cologne, Germany, January 19, 1984.

1983

  • the CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down [Rotterdam Section (Act I, Scene B)] by Robert Wilson. Nicolas Economou (Music); Jim Self (Choreography); Christophe de Menil (Costumes); Maita di Niscemi (Add'l. Texts). Schouwburg Theater, Rotterdam, Netherlands, September 6, 1983.

1982

  • Great Day in the Morning by Robert Wilson and Jessye Norman. Jessye Norman and Charles Lloyd, Jr. (Music arr.). Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, France, October 12, 1982.
  • the CIVIL warS : a tree is best measured when it is down [second workshop "final review"]. Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, June 26, 1982.
  • The Golden Windows [Die Goldenen Fenster] by Robert Wilson. Tania Léon, Gavin Bryars, Johann Pepusch (Music). Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany, May 29, 1982.

1981

  • Relative Calm by Lucinda Childs.  Lucinda Childs (Dir.); Robert Wilson (Light, Set); Jon Gibson (Music). Théâtre National de Strasbourg, France, November 16, 1981.
  • The Man in the Raincoat by Robert Wilson. Hans Peter Kuhn (Music). Performed by Robert Wilson. Schauspielhaus Köln (Theater der Welt Festival), Cologne, Germany, June 27, 1981.

1980

  • DiaLog/Curious George by Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles. Christopher Knowles (Text). Teatro Nuovo (Cabaret Voltaire, Rassegna Internazionale del Teatro d'Avanguardia), Turin, Italy, March 10, 1980.
  • Overture to the Fourth Act of Deafman Glance by Robert Wilson. Performed by Robert Wilson. Raffinerie Plan K, Brussels, Belgium, February 25, 1980.

1979

  • Edison by Robert Wilson. Maita de Niscemi (Add'l. Text); Michael Riesman and others (Music). Lion Theater, New York City, June 19-24 (preview). Théâtre National Populaire, Villeurbanne, France, October 9, 1979.
  • Death, Destruction, and Detroit : a play with music in 2 acts - a love story in 16 scenes by Robert Wilson. Alan Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Randy Newman (Music); Maita de Niscemi (Add'l. Texts). Schaubühne am Halleschen Ufer, Berlin, Germany, February 12, 1979.

1978

  • Prologue to Deafman Glance by Robert Wilson. Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY, July 12, 1978.

1977

  • DiaLog/Network by Christopher Knowles and Robert Wilson. Christopher Knowles (Text). Spazio Teatro Sperimentale, Florence, Italy, October 15, 1977.
  • I was sitting on my patio this guy appeared I thought I was hallucinating by Robert Wilson. Lucinda Childs (Co-Dir.); Alan Lloyd (Music). Performed by Robert Wilson and Lucinda Childs. Quirk Auditorium (Eastern Michigan University), Ypsilanti, MI, April 2, 1977.

1976

  • reconfirmation of reservations [Robert Wilson solo]. Salone Pier Lombardo, Milan, June 7-10.  Teatro Comunale, Brescia, Italy, June 25, 1976.
  • Bob Wilson Solo [including excerpts from Deafman Glance, A Letter for Queen Victoria, and The King of Spain]. Salle Vilar, Maison de la Culture de Rennes, France, October 28.
  • Einstein on the Beach by Robert Wilson and Philip Glass. Philip Glass (Music); Christopher Knowles, Samuel M. Johnson, Lucinda Childs (Texts); Andrew de Groat (Choreography). Théâtre Municipal (Festival d'Avignon), Avignon, France, July 25, 1976.
  • DiaLog [3] by Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles. Performed by Robert Wilson, Christopher Knowles, and Lucinda Childs. Whitney Museum, New York City, NY, February 19, 1976.

1975

  • To Street : One Man Show. Performed by Robert Wilson. Kultur Forum, Bonn Center, Germany, September 20, 1975.
  • DiaLog [2] by Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles. Performed by Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles. Connecticut College (American Dance Festival), New London, Conn., July 29. The Public Theater/Anspacher, New York City, NY, August 7, 1975.
  • The $ Value of Man by Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles. Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles (Texts); Michael Galasso (Music); Andrew de Groat (Chor.). Lepercq Space, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City, NY, May 8, 1975.
  • A Solo Reading. Robert Wilson (Voice and drawings); Alan Lloyd (Music). 147 Spring Street (Byrd Hoffman Foundation), New York City, NY, February 2, 1975.
  • Dialog of the Sundance Kid [reading] by Christopher Knowles and Robert Wilson. Performed by Christopher Knowles and Robert Wilson. St. Marks Church (St. Marks Poetry Project), New York City, NY, January 1, 1975.

1974

  • A Letter for Queen Victoria by Robert Wilson. Christopher Knowles, Cynthia Lubar, Stefan Brecht, James Neu (Add'l. Texts); Alan Lloyd, Michael Galasso (Music); Andrew de Groat (Chor.). Performed by Robert Wilson and members of the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. Teatro Caio Melisso (Festival dei Due Mondi Spoleto), Spoleto, Italy, June 15, 1974.
  • DiaLog/A Mad Man A Mad Giant A Mad Dog A Mad Urge A Mad Face by Robert Wilson and Christopher Knowles. Performed by Robert Wilson, Christopher Knowles, and others. Villa Borghese (Contemporanea festival), Rome, Italy, March 3, 1974.

1973

  • The Life and Times of Joseph Stalin by Robert Wilson. Alan Lloyd, Igor Demjen, Julie Weber, Michael Galasso (Music); Robert Wilson, Cynthia Lubar, Christopher Knowles, Ann Wilson (Texts); Andrew de Groat (Chor.).  Performed by Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds.  Det Ny Teater, Copenhagen, September 7-14 (previews). Brooklyn Academy of Music, Opera House, New York City, NY, December 14, 1973.
  • King Lyre and Lady in the Wasteland. Performed by Robert Wilson and Elaine Luthy. 147 Spring Street (Byrd Hoffman Foundation), New York City, NY, May 12, 1973.
  • The Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds Spring Student Concerts.  Included: Solos; Macrame Trio; Ramona’s Engagemet [sic] Ring, by Jessie Dunn Gilbert; Lullabye, by Minda Novek; The Cradle Song, by Hope Kondrat; Orange Airplane, by Alan Lloyd; Memories, by Sue Sheehy; Reading, by Pontease Tyak; Solo Pablo Rimbaud; and Reception Play.  Unknown location [probably 147 Spring St., New York City, NY], May 7, 1973.
  • Workshop/Performance.  Performed by Robert Wilson and Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds.  Naropa Institute, Boulder, CO, 1973.

1972

  • Overture [Paris (Overture for KA MOUNTAIN AND GUARDenia TERRACE)]. Robert Wilson, Melvin Andringa, Kathryn Kean, Kikuo Saito, Ann Wilson and others (Design); Igor Demjen (Music/Sound). Performed by Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. Musée Galliéra (Festival d'Automne and Théâtre des Nations), Paris, France, November 6-11, 1972 (six-day exhibit with occasional performances). - Opéra Comique (Festival d'Automne and Théâtre des Nations), Paris, France, November 12, 1972 [entitled CYNDI. Robert Wilson (Dir.); Robert Wilson, Cynthia Lubar and Ann Wilson (Texts); Igor Demjen (Music/Sound); Andrew de Groat (Chor.); Robert Wilson, Paul Thek (Set). Continuous 24-hour performance].
  • KA MOUNTAIN AND GUARDenia TERRACE: a story about a family and some people changing. Robert Wilson, Andrew de Groat, Cynthia Lubar, James Neu, Ann Wilson, Mel Andringa, S.K. Dunn and others (Dir.); Robert Wilson, Andrew de Groat, Jessie Dunn Gilbert, Kikuo Saito, Cynthia Lubar, Susan Sheehy and Ann Wilson (Texts); Igor Demjen (Music/Sound). Performed by Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. Haft Tan Mountain (Shiraz-Persepolis Festival of the Arts), Shiraz, Iran, September 2-9, 1972 [one continuous performance].

1971

  • [Demonstration/Lecture/Press Conference]. Performed by Robert Wilson. Atelje 212 (BITEF Festival), Belgrade, Yugoslavia, September 14, 1971.
  • Program Prologue Now: Overture for a Deafman by Robert Wilson. Espace Pierre Cardin, Théâtre des Ambassadeurs, Paris, France, June 8, 1971.
  • Watermill [performance/demonstration]. Melvin Andringa, Igor Demjen, Alan Lloyd, and Pierre Ruiz (Music/Sound). Performed by Robert Wilson, Andrew de Groat, Cynthia Lubar, and others. Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, NJ, March 16, 1971.

1970

  • Deafman Glance by Robert Wilson. Alan Lloyd, Igor Demjen et.al. (Music). Performed by Robert Wilson, Raymond Andrews, Sheryl Sutton, and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. University Theater (Center for New Performing Arts), Iowa City, IA, December 15, 1970.
  • Handbill by Robert Wilson. Kenneth King (Text); Alan Lloyd and Julie Weber (Music). Performed by Robert Wilson and others. New Museum (University Center for New Performing Arts), Iowa City, IA, November 13, 1970.
  • George School Activity [lecture/demonstration]. Conducted/performed by Robert Wilson. George School, New Hope, PA, Spring 1970.

1969

  • The Life and Times of Sigmund Freud by Robert Wilson. Fred Kolouch (Set).  Performed by Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. Brooklyn Academy of Music, Opera House, New York City, NY, December 18, 1969.
  • Hauco - 1941 [performance/lecture/demonstration]. Performed by Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. New Providence High School, NJ, March 29, 1969.
  • The King of Spain by Byrd Hoffman [i.e. Robert Wilson]. Performed by Robert Wilson and the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds. Anderson Theatre, New York City, NY, January 30, 1969.

1968

  • Alley Cats [duet performed in Meredith Monk's Co-op]. Performed by Robert Wilson and Meredith Monk. Loeb Student Center, New York University, New York City, NY, November 3, 1968.
  • ByrdwoMAN. Performed by Robert Wilson, S.K. Dunn, Kikuo Saito, Raymond Andrews, Hope Kondrat, Robyn Brentano, Meredith Monk, and others. 147 Spring Street  (Wilson's loft), and Jones Alley, New York City, NY, October 26, 1968.
  • Theatre Activity [1]. Performed by Robert Wilson, Andrew de Groat, Kenneth King, and others. Bleecker Street Cinema, New York City, NY, March 7, 1968.
  • Theater Activity [2].  Including texts written and recorded by Buckminster Fuller. Performed by Robert Wilson, Devora Bornir, Kenneth King, and Hope Kondrat. American Theatre Laboratory, New York City, NY, April 19, 1968.
  • Poles [outdoor sculpture, in conjunction with performances by Robert Wilson and others]. Grail Retreat, Loveland, Ohio, 1968.

1967

1966

  • Clorox and Opus 2 [dances]. Pratt Institute (Spring Recital of Dance Workshop), New York City, NY, April 29, 1966.

1965

  • [Silent Play]. Performed by Robert Wilson and others. San Antonio, Texas, Summer 1965.
  • Modern Dance (four dances) by Robert Wilson. Performed by the "Ideas in Motion" youth theater program.  Waco Civic Auditorium, Waco, Texas, July 29, 1965.
  • America Hurrah by Jean-Claude van Itallie. Michael Kahn (Dir.); Robert Wilson (Set). Cafe La Mama E.T.C., New York City, NY, April 28, 1965.
  • Duricglte & Tomorrow by Robert Wilson. Praetorius (Music). Memorial Hall, Pratt Institute (Spring Dance Recital), New York City, NY, April 9, 1965.

1964

  • Landscapes by Murray Louis. Decor by Robert Wilson. Henry Street Settlement House (Murray Louis and Co.), New York City, NY, November 20, 1964.
  • Junk Dances by Murray Louis. Decor by Robert Wilson. Henry Street Settlement House (Murray Louis and Co.), New York City, NY, November 27, 1964.
  • [Dance Event at New York World's Fair].  New York State Pavillion, New York City, NY, ca. September 1964-June 1965.
  • [Dance Pieces at Peerless Movie House].  New York City, NY, ca. 1964 (dates unknown).