This year, for the first time, the Beethoven Festival in Bonn presents a public screenings on three evenings. The event is one of Europe’s most successful classical music festivals. This year’s motto is “Distant Lover”.
Comparing two musical performances can be like comparing apples and oranges: the differences are rooted in the artist's personality. A piano competition in Bonn stresses the human factor.
Beethoven died in 1827, so what does he have to do with the current climate talks? The answer lies in the "Beethoven Pastoral Project," inspired by the composer's "Pastoral Symphony."
In the three years since it was built, the Rosey Concert Hall on the shore of Lake Geneva has gained a reputation as Switzerland's finest classical music venue. The latest charity concert provided a case in point.
The Mariinsky Theater Orchestra and the BBC Symphony Orchestra performed under the motto "Distant Love." After 55 concerts, the Beethovenfest Bonn comes to an end. Listen to the highlights here.
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