At the World Climate Change Conference in Bonn, a call went out for artists to use Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony as inspiration for works highlighting the need to protect the planet. The results will presented in June 2020.
Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie concert hall, the opera house in Cologne and Bonn's Beethovenhalle — prestigious projects often face exploding building costs and scandals. What is the problem?
He composed nine symphonies. A 10th was planned, but only sketched out. A Beethoven scholar reveals how a computer can complete it — but humans are still needed to interpret the composer's idea of a "Bacchanalian fest."
Music by Beethoven as the soundtrack to street protests, torture and bloodshed? In the first staging of his opera "Fidelio" in the New Year, the Bonn Opera takes a radical course.
In 2020, the world will be celebrating the famous classical music composer, Ludwig van Beethoven, with exciting projects and orchestras big and small.
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