Pianist Yael Weiss Plans 12-hour Beethoven Marathon As Part Of Multi-Year Initiative 32 Bright Clouds

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On Wednesday, December 16, in celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary, pianist Yael Weiss will present an all-day marathon concert featuring performances of Beethoven sonatas and newly commissioned works from around the world written for her project 32 Bright Clouds as well as conversations with the composers and special guests. Along with world premieres by composers from Cambodia and Hong Kong, Weiss will also perform new pieces by composers from South Africa, Myanmar, Philippines, Turkey, Colombia, and more-alongside specific Beethoven Sonatas.

32 Bright Clouds: Beethoven Conversations Around the World is a global music-commissioning, performing and recording project curated by pianist Yael Weiss. The project commissions a diverse group of composers from countries of conflict and unrest around the world, with all new works unified by a single “Peace motif” from Beethoven, above which he added the inscription “A Call for Inward and Outward Peace” above the notes. // Continue to the full article

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