Franz Liszt, episodes from the life of an artist

tue 17 mar 2020 19:00 

A special regarding the Liszt Competition 2020: Beethoven by Liszt.

Liszt was a huge fan of Beethoven and greatly inspired by him. Not surprisingly then that Liszt made piano arrangements of all his symphonies. In 1845 – 75 years after Beethoven was born – Liszt also initiated a three-day festival in Beethoven’s birth place Bonn. On this occassion, he wrote his Beethoven Cantata.

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven/Franz Liszt – Two parts from: Symphony No. 5 (first version)
    Leslie Howard, piano
  2. Ludwig van Beethoven/Franz Liszt – Two songs from: Sechs Goethe-Lieder
    Leslie Howard, piano
  3. Franz Liszt – Cantata for the Inauguration of the Beethoven Monument in 1845
    Cappella Coloniensis des WDR
    Kölner Kantorei
    Vocal solists
    Bruno Weil, conductor


Concertzender will give away free tickets.
On 21 and 22 March, you can listen to Liszt’s transcriptions of Beethoven’s symphonies in the third round of the Liszt Competition in Tivoli/Vredenburg. Do you want to attend this concert? Please visit our homepage en click on the news item to win free tickets.

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