250 years Beethoven - the Beethoven Crescendo

After the anniversary of the National Youth Orchestra in 2019, the next outstanding anniversary follows in 2020: the 250th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven!

Beethoven I - Political

in January 2020

program and concerts

Ludwig van Beethoven - Fidelio-Ouvertüre E-Dur op. 72
Klaus Huber - Tenebrae for big orchestra (1966-67)
Sergej Maingardt - "Rush" for big orchestra, amplified Ensemble und Electronic (comissioned piece)
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sinfonie Nr. 5 c-moll op. 67

12. Jan    Bonn, Aula der Universität
13. Jan    Köln, WDR-Aufnahme
14. Jan    Koblenz, SchoolSession im Eichendorff-Gymnasium
16. Jan    Aschaffenburg, Stadthalle am Schloss
17. Jan    Lörrach, Kultur- und Veranstaltungszentrum Burghof
18. Jan    Verona (IT), Teatro Ristori
19. Jan    Udine (IT), Teatro Nuovo Giovanni
20. Jan    Udine (IT), School Session und Maribor (SLO), Narodni Dom

people

Conducter
Lothar Zagrosek
David Bui, Valentin Egel, Aruytun Muradyan (assistance of Dirigentenforum)

Soloists
Tal Botvinik (guitar)
Krisztián Palágyi (accordion)

National Youth Orchestra of Germany

Beethoven II - Deafness

in April 2020 (canceled due to corona pandemic)

program and concerts

Brett Dean - Testament. Music for Orchestra (2008)
Mark Barden - "the weight of ash" (comissioned piece)
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sinfonie Nr. 3 op.55  „Eroica“

in Baden-Baden:
Joseph Haydn - Oboenkonzert C-Dur
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sinfonie Nr. 5 c-moll op. 67

13. Apr    Baden-Baden, Bénazetsaal im Kurhaus
14. Apr    Osnabrück, OsnabrückHalle
15. Apr    Köln, WDR-Aufnahme
17. Apr    Köln, Philharmonie
20. Apr    Berlin, Philharmonie
21. Apr    München, Gasteig Carl-Orff-Saal

people

Conducter
Christoph Altstaedt
Kirill Petrenko (only Baden-Baden)

Soloists
Adrian Pereyra (electric guitar)
in Baden-Baden: Alrecht Mayer (oboe)

National Youth Orchestra of Grmany
Students of "Bildungs- und Beratunsgzentrum" in Stegen (hearing loss)
Christine Löbbert (music teacher of the students)

Beethoven III - The Ninth

in August 2020 (canceled due to corona pandemic)

program and concerts

Tan Dun - Choral Concerto: Nine (comissioned piece)
Ludwig van Beethoven - Sinfonie Nr. 9

08. Aug    Bonn, Maritim Hotel
09. Aug    Berlin, Konzerthaus (Young Euro Classic)
10. Aug    Einbeck, PS. Speicher, Halle
11. Aug    Lübeck, Musik- und Kongresshalle
13. Aug    Amsterdam (NL), Concertgebouw
14. Aug    Wiesbaden, Kurhaus
15. Aug    Weikersheim, TauberPhilharmonie
16. Aug    Kassel, Kongress Palais Stadthalle
18. Aug    Sterzing/Vipiteno (I), Pfarrkirche
19. Aug    Wien (A), Votiv Kirche
20. Aug    Moskau (RUS), Tchaikovsky Concert Hall

people

Conducters
Tan Dun (Bonn, Berlin, Lübeck, Amsterdam)
Jörn Hinnerk Andresen

Soloists
Iris Hendrickx (soprano)
Jo-Pei Weng (alto)
Xavier Moreno (tenor)
Johannes Schendel (basso)

National Youth Orchestra of Germany
World Youth Choir

Beethoven IV - Campus project of the Beethovenfest

in September 2020 (canceled due to corona pandemic)

program and concerts

György Kurtág - … quasi una fantasia … op. 27/1
Zeynep Gedizlioğlu - comissioned piece and world premiere
Karlheinz Stockhausen - Gruppen für Orchester

05. Sep   Köln, Staatenhaus (5 pm und 8:30 pm)
06. Sep   Köln, Staatenhaus (11 am)

people

Conducters
Johannes Kalitzke
Manuel Nawri and Oscar Jockel

National Youth Orchestra of Germany
together with young musicians from international partner orchestras (South Africa, Mexico, Canada, Macau, Malaysia, Ukraine)

The "Beethoven-Crescendo" of the German Music Council with the institutions National Youth Orchestra of Germany, Dirigentenforum und Förderprojekte Zeitgenössische Musik. In cooperation with the Beethovenfest Bonn and the Deutsche Welle.

Berlin Philharmoniker
Bundesministerium Wdr3 Daimler DOV GVL Freude.