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The Straits Times: A Virtual Tribute To Ode To Joy

May 7, 2020 | In The News

The Foundation is proud to be a supporting partner of Beethoven Im Garten 2020 with the German Embassy in Singapore. Due to the impact of COVID-19, this year’s concert in the park has taken on a digital incarnation. Read about the project in this article from official media partner, The Straits Times.

“As a mark of global solidarity during the Covid-19 outbreak, Singaporean conductor Wong Kah Chun has assembled local and overseas artists to put on a virtual performance of Beethoven’s Ode To Joy.

The three-minute music video, aired on The Straits Times YouTube and Facebook channels at 7pm on Thursday (May 7), includes performances by members of music groups such as the Singapore Chinese Orchestra and Dresden Boys Choir (Dresdner Kreuzchor) as well as local freelancers and musicians.”

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