The small Austrian town of Erl is on the border to Bavaria. The new concert hall can seat more than eight hundred people and has the world’s largest orchestra pit.
"Before one can portray something, one must be it," Beethoven once said. That may sound anachronistic, but Beethovenfest director Nike Wagner seems to take it seriously. This year's festival program is all about change.
In its three-year residency at the Beethovenfest, Russia's legendary Borodin Quartet played the complete string quartets of Ludwig van Beethoven. A sample of that in this audio presentation.
In the new episode you can hear what Sarah's horn sounds like when sampled into Hip-Hop by young New Yorkers during an education workshop at Carnegie Hall.
How do you get to the iconic Carnegie Hall in New York? Find out here in this episode of Sarah's Music!