Mischievousness, Sound and Heroics

Mischievousness, Sound and Heroics

The Bamberg Symphony, Arabella Steinbacher and Juraj Valčuha with works by Kagel, Korngold and Beethoven – the Finale.

    Let’s save the world together!

    The project SAVE THE WORLD goes into the second round. On the grounds of Halle Beuel artists of different disciplines and experts of the UN and NGOs, will jointly address world climate issues. The aim is to enable young and old to experience climate change and its consequences through an exciting weekend of concerts, guest performances and a children’s programme.

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    New Paths to a Beethovenfest 2020

    How are we going to celebrate the 250th anniversary in 2020 of the birth of our ‘great son’? The Beethovenfest is providing the first answers: we are asking great European composers to compose new works with a reference to HIM. The opening salvo is being fired by Salvatore Sciarrino, who has chosen Beethoven’s ‘Choral Fantasy’.

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    Motto 2013 - Verwandlungen

    Performing Beethoven

    The choreographer Stephanie Thiersch, winner of numerous awards, is putting on a new stage piece for classical string quartet and performers: ‘Bronze by Gold’. The Asasello Quartet and the dancers will be challenging each other as equal partners to the sounds of Beethoven, Illès and Kiyama.

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    Menschenskind

    In her programme ‘Menschenskind’, the multi-faceted actress and singer Dagmar Manzel will showcase music by the composer and cabaret artist Friedrich Hollaender and how his sound changed over a period of more than 40 years, whilst mirroring European history of the period.

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