14.09.2019 | Concert

Deutsche Post DHL Group presents: ENCOUNTERS 2019 – Moon Landing and Pastoral: Encounters

Pablo Held Piano (Live film music)

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Adam Fischer Conductor


Silent Film with Piano Accompaniment


Georges Méliès

'Le voyage dans la lune'. Silent film with piano accompaniment (1902)

Joseph Haydn

Notturno no. 1 in C major, Hob. II:25

Joseph Haydn

Notturno no. 2 in F major, Hob. II:26

Ludwig van Beethoven

Symphony no. 6 in F major,, op. 68 ‘Pastoral’) (1807/08)

Ever since the invention of the telescope mankind has longed to land on the moon. There is no shortage of satirical and utopian travelogues. The classic silent film “Journey to the Moon”, by pioneer French filmmaker Georges Méliès (1902), is one of the very first science fiction films. We will screen it with live music from the piano. Haydn then has the symphonic word with two orchestral “Notturni”, festive nocturnal chamber symphonies of marvellous lightness, followed by the evening's pièce de résistance, Beethoven's irresistible "Pastoral" Symphony. “My principle: live in the country. My bad hearing doesn't plague me here. It's as though every tree speaks to me in the countryside. Holy, holy! In the forest delight! Who can express it all?” Well, HE could, and so can the “enlightened” period ensemble under its supremely musical conductor Adam Fischer...

Concert introduction at 7:00 pm



World Conference Center Bonn
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2
53113 Bonn

Admission prices

€ 65 | 56 | 45 | 36 | 25

Ticket information

bookable now


Click on the button below to reload the content. Please note that the activation will transmit data to the respective third party provider. Further information can be found in our privacy policy.

Click on the button below, to load the content

Show content