Beethoven 2020

This past January 20th students in year 4 and music students in year 7 were able to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in a special way!  Year 4 students traveled to the Stefaniensaal to attended the Graz Recreation Orchestra’s morning dress rehearsal of Beethoven’s Prometheus Overture and Triple Concert.  Year 7 music students attended the evening performance, which also included Beethoven’s second symphony.  To prepare for this exciting event, both groups were treated to a workshop led by violinist Yevgeny Chepovetsky, who was the featured soloist in the Triple Concerto, and former GIBS student/Recreation Orchestra cellist Floris Fortin.  Former GIBS student Kathi Liendl was also seen on stage in the violin section!  It was a wonderful experience for all students!

Yvette-Louise Canizarez

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