We profile the "mezzo-forte" company near Bielefeld in Germany which has found a way to get great sound quality out of instruments it makes out of carbon.
This hour we'll hear a remarkable period instrument orchestra from France with music from the 20th century: "Jeux" by Claude Debussy and "Le Sacre du Printemps" by Igor Stravinsky.
A song cycle and an enigmatic, unapproachable object of affections led to an outburst of productivity in the latter part of Ludwig van Beethoven's life - as the festival demonstrates in the coming season.
The theme for Beethovenfest Bonn 2017 is "Distant Love." The festival's director wants audience members to take a moment to reflect on their own feelings as they explore a more lyrical Beethoven.
Harps are played for the dying in an unusual form of musical palliative care. How does one of the world's oldest string instruments serve as a comfort during our last moments?
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