In October 2017 the musical series organised by Theater an der Ruhr, the NRW KULTURsekretariat and WDR 3 started its eleventh season. A total of seven events of the current season is dedicated to the music cultures of Africa and the Mediterranean till April 2018. The series is discontinued after more than ten years and over 70 events.
Until April 2018, the following events can still be experienced in Mülheim an der Ruhr: Mehmet Akbas & Band (Soundscape Turkey) on 21 January and on 17 February Khater Dawa & Band (Soundscape Syria).
On 10 March the project »Aegean Portraits« of the outstanding accordeonist and singer Muammer Ketencoğlu (Soundscape Turkey – Greece) will give a guest performance and on 7 April Ali Chahrour will finish the season with his music theatre »May He Rise And Smell The Fragance« (Soundscape Lebanon).