A different "Ninth"

A different "Ninth"

Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra are coming to the Beethovenfest Bonn with the last completed symphony of Gustav Mahler.

    Beethovenfest Bonn 2015

    The Beethovenfest Bonn 2015 will be held from 4 September – 4 October 2015. The programme will be published in mid-April. You'd like to be regularly informed of new developments related to the Beethovenfest? Subscribe here to our newsletter.


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    Sir András Schiff plays the “Diabelli-Variationen”

    The motto of the 2015 Beethovenfest Bonn is "Alterations". On 10 September the pianist Sir András Schiff will be staging a varied recital of works by composers ranging from Mozart to Schumann. The climax is the opus magnum of all variations, the ‘Diabelli’, 33 ‘alterations’ of a waltz by Anton Diabelli.

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    Celebrating music together

    On 18 and 19 September Iván Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra are playing in Bonn. The goal of all the musicians: ‘Each concert is intended as a feast. Musicians and audience – together we’re celebrating music,’ says Iván Fischer. A feast of High and Late Romanticism!

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    "Spirit": Dance, music, sculpture

    Two world stars – the Flemish-Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Saburo Teshigawara from Japan – have joined forces with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, one of Europe’s leading dance ensembles. The result is ‘Spirit’. Add to this the music of the French masters of sound colour Olivier Messiaen and Maurice Ravel.

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