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Mannes Sounds Festival presents: “Beethoven in a New Key”

25th February 2020 @ 6:00 pm

Mannes Sounds 2020 Festival is very proud to present a concert titled “Beethoven in a New Key” at the German Consulate General on Tuesday, February 25th at 6pm. This concert is a tribute to the 250th anniversary of the composer. It features, in addition to several works by Beethoven, four original compositions by Mannes young composers influenced by some of the great works of the master. The year 2020 marks also the 20th Anniversary of the partnership between the German Consulate General New York and the Mannes Sounds Festival.


Beethoven: Thirty Two Variations on an Original Theme in C minor for piano WoO 80 Rebecca Wuu, piano

Jihwan Yoon: Sonatensatz (nach Kreutzer….) for violin and piano
Yeji Pyun, violin & Jihwan Yoon, piano

Beethoven: Andante favori for piano WoO 57
William Shi, piano

Minjoo Kim: Toccatina for piano (after Beethoven op.109)
Fifi Zhang, piano

“Ich Liebe dich”
Adelaide op. 46
Donghyuk Chung, tenor & Qingyi Wu, piano

Scott Fish : Violent horizon for String Quartet (after Beethoven’s String Quartet op.131)
Nastasja Vojinovic & Ann-Frances Rokosa, violins; Christian Barros, viola; Mark Serkin, cello

Beethoven: Sonata for Piano Four Hands in D Major, op.6
Xizhu Liang & Shiyu Liu, piano

Beethoven: Rondo a Capriccio in G Major, op.129
“The Rage Over the Lost Penny”
Haotian Deng, piano

Adam Sherkin: “ Songs and Distant Dances”, op 35 for clarinet, cello and piano
(After Beethoven’s “Gassenhauer” Trio, op.11)
Emmalie Tello, clarinet, Reed Reagan, cello & Adam Sherkin, piano

Location and time:German Consulate General
Otto-Carl-Kiep Auditorium
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Admission is free, but an RSVP is required at: Beethoven New Key


25th February 2020
6:00 pm
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German Consulate General New York


Consulate of Germany in New York
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 United States
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