January 2015 programs on the Deutsche Welle Festival

January 2015 programs on the Deutsche Welle Festival

Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m.

Got Beethoven?  Don't leave Bonn without him!

The Deutsche Welle Festival starts the month with a celebration of music by the Mozart family; then we cross Eight Bridges for the Festival of New Music in Cologne, followed by two weeks of Beethoven in Bonn.

12/7      Mozart in Würzburg L. Mozart: Serenade W. A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 7, Serenade No. 9, Post Horn (Alina Pogostkina, v; West German Radio Symphony Orchestra; Reinhard Goebel, cond)

12/14    Eight Bridges, Festival for New Music in Cologne Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine Gander: Orchannibal corpse Reich: New York Counterpoint Abrahamsen:  Concerto for piano and orchestra Zappa/Digby: Four pieces for Solo Drummer and Orchestra Ligeti: San Francisco Polyphony Tarnopolski: Foucault's Pendulum (various music academy soloists; West German Radio Symphony Orchestra; Asko/Schönberg Ensemble; Jonathan Stockhammer and Reinbert de Leeuw, cond)

12/21    Beethoven Symphonies I at the Beethovenfest, Bonn  Beethoven: Symphony Nos. 1-3 (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons, cond)

12/28    Beethoven Symphonies II at the Beethovenfest, Bonn Beethoven:   Symphony No. 4 and 5 (City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons, cond)





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