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In 2020 there are celebrations to mark the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in all corners of the musical world. recreation is no exception, contrasting the revolutionary Second with the enchanting Triple Concerto. Michael Hofstetter and a young trio of soloists give their best.
Ludwig van Beethoven: Prometheus-Overture
Tripel Concerto in C major, op. 56
Symphony No. 2 in D major, op. 36
The first strains of 2020 are Beethoven. 17th December is the 250th anniversary of his baptism in Saint Remigius Church in Bonn. It is not known when exactly he was born but “Beethoven Year 2020“ goes on regardless. Michael Hofstetter conducts the turbulent Second as it was intended to be – music of revolution. For the Triple Concerto he has chosen three young soloists who play Beethoven pure and simple.
Pre-concert talk in Stefaniensaal at 7.15 pm – admission free