14
Sep
14.09.2019 to 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

Venue

World Conference Center Bonn
53113 Bonn
Platz der Vereinten Nationen 2

Admission prices

€ 65 | 56 | 45 | 36 | 25

Ticket information

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www.beethovenfest.de

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