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Interpreting Beethoven's mystery for the stage

Renowned dance film director Benedict Mirow spoke with Jörg Mannes ahead of his 2020 creation «Immortal Beloved». Originally intended to be performed as part of the global Beethoven 250 celebrations, Mannes' ballet to Beethoven's 4th Piano Concerto was first performed as part of the Bavarian State Opera's "Mondaypieces - Live Stream Series" following repeated cancellations due to theatre closures during the pandemic.