Beethoven Project – A Ballet by John Neumeier


Beethoven Project is John Neumeier’s choreographic tribute to Ludwig van Beethoven, blending elements of Narrative and Symphonic Ballet. Based on the “Eroica Variations”, piano and chamber music, the “Prometheus” Ballet and the “Eroica” Symphony, John Neumeier describes his idea of the Beethoven Project: “My ballet is an attempt to give physical shape to the form and emotion of Beethoven’s music. The music continues to offer me the most direct biographical material. My choreography, however, does not illustrate historical facts. What interests me, are the contradictory aspects of our image of Beethoven in relation to the music itself. As a choreographer, I look for the emotional essence of characters and situations, communicated by movements alone.”

Additional Info

  • No: 753704
  • Composer: L.v. Beethoven
  • Conductor: Simon Hewett
  • Orchestra: Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
  • Artists: Aleix Martínez, Edvin Revazov, Anna Lauderer, Patricia Friza, Borja Bermudez, Hamburg Ballet
  • Production year: 2020-02
  • Run time: 02:14:00
  • Director: Choreography by John Neumeier

Disc Infos

  • Booklet: E, G
  • No. of Discs: 1
  • Run time: 134 mins
  • Disc Format: BD 50
  • Picture: NTSC HD
  • Audio: PCM Stereo, PCM 5.1
  • Region Code: 0 (worldwide)
  • Price Code: CME 35
  • Item No.: 753704
  • UPC No.: 814337015374
  • Release Date: 2020-02
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