Deutsche Post DHL again main sponsor of the Beethovenfest in 2012

  • Free concert series in the Post Tower Lounge
  • Promoting young artists at the “Clear the stage for Beethoven” festival

Bonn, 09/04/2012, 12:00 PM CEST – During the 2012 Beethovenfest, the Post Tower Lounge will be hosting a wide variety of events carrying the “A mind of its own” theme.

Deutsche Post DHL will be the main sponsor again of this year’s Beethovenfest in Bonn. Just as in past years, in addition to being a financial sponsor of the big musical event, the company will also host a variety of free events in the Post Tower Lounge. The main focus of the festivities will be to promote young talents and to boost a program aimed at people interested in the arts but who don’t regularly attend classical concerts.

“Along with our engagement in many other local activities our long-standing support as the main sponsor of the Beethovenfest sends a strong message about our ongoing commitment to cultural and educational endeavors at Deutsche Post DHL’s main headquarters,” says Christof Ehrhart, Director of Corporate Communications and Corporate Responsibility at Deutsche Post DHL. “This is why we renew with verve our engagement for this major cultural event in our city.”

One of the aims of the event series is to hand over the stage to young talent

During the 2012 Beethovenfest, the Post Tower Lounge will be hosting a wide variety of events carrying the “A mind of its own” theme from September 9th to October 7th, 2012. The program ranges from chamber music and chanson over film and video performances to jazz, concerts and will be free for all visitors. One of the aims of the event series is to hand over the stage to young talent in order to promote these young artists. Reservations for the event series to take place on the main floor of the Post Tower can be made by calling +49 0228-502010 or by going to the website www.bonnticket.de.

In addition to these cultural activities, Deutsche Post DHL is also hosting the music festival “Clear the stage for Beethoven” in cooperation with the Beethovenfest Bonn, the organization “Bürger für Beethoven”, the musical initiative Ludwig van B. as well as the Musikschule Bonn.On September 8th and 9th, schoolchildren will perform on various stages in Bonn’s city center as a musical prelude to this year’s Beethovenfest.