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Cancelled: The Widmann Lectures: Thoughts on Beethoven

Sunday, March 29, 2020 2 PM Weill Recital Hall
Jörg Widmann by Marco Borggreve
Jörg Widmann is one of the most enthralling composers of our day and frequently finds inspiration—directly and indirectly—in the music of past composers. In this lecture, he speaks about his fascination with Beethoven and his musical responses to the great master.

Part of: Jörg Widmann and Beethoven Celebration


Jörg Widmann, Speaker

Event Duration

The lecture will last approximately 90 minutes with no intermission. Please note that there will be no late seating.

Salon Encores

Get together with people who love music after this Weill Recital Hall concert for a free drink and discussion with the evening's musicians.
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Jörg Widmann: Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair

Jörg Widmann is the holder of the 2019–2020 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair at Carnegie Hall.

Lead support for the Beethoven Celebration is provided by The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund.

National Endowment for the Arts: arts.gov

Public support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts.

In honor of the centenary of his birth, Carnegie Hall’s 2019–2020 season is dedicated to the memory of Isaac Stern in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to Carnegie Hall, arts advocacy, and the field of music.

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