A second chance for Hummel part 2

tue 24 feb 2015

Part 2 in our series A Second chance for Hummel is on Tuesday 24th February 2015 from 19:00 to 20:00 CET. Thijs Bonger has more to say about Hummel.

In this series programmamaker/presenter Thijs Bonger will try and rehabilitate the reputation ofJohan Nepomuk Hummel(1778-1837). In part 2: after a long concert tour Hummel is back in Vienna, where he takes composition lessons from among others Salieri. He supports himself by giving piano lessons. As an improvising piano virtuoso he competes with Beethoven.