Paul Binnerts frequently collaborates with composers, who write new music for his productions, mainly performed ‘live’ by professional musicians. He calls it ‘theater-with-music’. Only in a few instances it is pure ‘music-theater’, as in the opera St. Louis Blues.
- Louis Andriessen in The Measures Taken by Bertolt Brecht, and The Comedy about the Servant of Two Masters, based on Goldoni’s play.
- Heiner Goebbels in Brecht’s The Exception and the Rule, and St. Joan of the Stockyards.
- Gilius van Bergeyk in Hungeryear (1566).
- Alfred Harth in Brecht’s The Breadshop.
- Jean Lambrechts in Brecht’s Fear and Misery in the Third Reich, Mnouchkine’s Mephisto (1), Euripides’ Of Trojan Women and Büchner’s Leonce and Lena.
- Annemarie Roelofs in Drei Frauen/Three Women and Flametti.
- Hay Beurskens in Brecht’s Drums in the Night.
- Christoph Anders in Chronicle of a Death Foretold, based on the novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, and in Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
- Vera Vingerhoedts in Kassandra, based on the novel by Christa Wolf.
- Paul Lansky in The Same Sea, based on the novel by Amos Oz.
- Thies Streifinger in Allein das Meer/The Same Sea, based on the novel by Amos Oz.
- Chiel Meijering for his opera St. Louis Blues. (YouTube) Double cd published by Donemus 1995