[This text has been translated electronically.] The freelance music theatre director, composer and cellist Michael Rauter founded the soloist ensemble Kaleidoskop in 2006, of which he was artistic director for 10 years. Since 2018, he has been a fellow of the #beethoven programme, a project of the PODIUM Esslingen funded by the German Federal Cultural Foundation for the Beethoven anniversary in 2020. Within this framework, he cooperates with the Operadagen Rotterdam, among others, where he presented the music theatre End Of The Story in 2018 and the solo performance The Gap in 2019. In 2020, Michael Rauter celebrated the premieres of his music theatre installation »Pixelsinfonie« at the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele and the music theatre »Abschied« with the soloist ensemble Kaleidoskop at the Festspielhaus Hellerau.