In this episode Sarah Willis presents some highlights of a big fundraising event in Bonn - the 6th German AIDS-Foundation Opera Gala. International opera singers perform, accompanied by the Beethoven Orchestra Bonn.
Musical fireworks, young stars, glamour and tragic plots drew attention to a subject still not taken seriously enough at Bonn's opera gala for Germany's main AIDS foundation. This year's event set a record for donations.
The German AIDS foundation has held its sixth opera gala in Bonn. Ten opera singers donated their time and presented a varied program. All proceeds go towards the AIDS foundation's many projects.
Just ahead of the German AIDS Foundation's annual opera gala in Bonn on May 20, the vocalists tell DW why they're participating in this benefit concert.
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Artists from the 31 countries involved in the First World War were given a block of wood from the front. They created different commemorative works reflecting on the destruction of war and the hope for peace.
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