Music and Dance
In the spirit of Beethoven the ‘avant-garde composer’

The Beethovenfest opens up to new perspectives – entirely in the spirit of Beethoven the ‘avant-garde composer’. Like a Trojan horse, the sister-art of dance is smuggled into the traditional classical-music scene, and terpsichorean conquerors emerge. Choreographers and artists who express our present age through movement. In contemporary dance, music has long since ceased to be ‘danced away’. Any music will do, so long as it provides inspiration. Here it is Bach and Beethoven, Messiaen, Ravel and Cage ...