Media First Look from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 6

DHL Brings Interactive Beethoven Exhibit to New York City

RSVP to schedule interviews with DHL Logistics Expert and Beethoven-Haus CEO as well as our partners at Chelsea Music Festival and Steinway & Sons

DHL and Beethoven-Haus Bonn have developed a unique exhibit on the life and music of Ludwig von Beethoven to commemorate his 250th birthday next year. The exhibit is touring the U.S. this year and will go on to Europe and Asia in 2020. The New York stop begins June 6 and runs through June 11. (Photo: Business Wire)

--()--WHAT: To help commemorate Ludwig von Beethoven’s 250th birthday, DHL, the world’s largest logistics company, is bringing the life and work of Ludwig von Beethoven to several American cities this year through the global BTHVN tour. The second stop is at Steinway Hall, New York City.

  • Media preview will include a short concert, starting at 11 a.m., by The Lee Trio -- Lisa Lee, violinist, Angela Lee, cellist, and Steinway Artist Melinda Lee Masur, pianist.
  • Executives from the Chelsea Music Festival, Steinway & Sons, Beethoven-Haus Bonn and DHL will be available for interviews during the media preview.

WHEN: Thursday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

WHERE: Steinway Hall, 1133 6th Avenue, New York, NY 10036

WHY: The exhibit is designed to give an insight into Beethoven’s life, work, and influence and will include unique exhibits from the Beethoven-Haus Bonn collection. This is a family-friendly event that will include an interactive media/music exhibit featuring high-quality replicas of Beethoven’s instruments, including a replica of his 1817 Broadwood pianoforte which will only be on display during the exhibit’s New York stop at Steinway Hall – and several historical-artifacts from Beethoven-Haus Bonn.

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EXHIBIT in NYC: Thursday, June 6 to Tuesday, June 11

  • Two 2019 Chelsa Music Festival events will happen in concurrence with this exhibition at Steinway Hall on June 6th and June 10th.

EXHIBIT COST: FREE

EXHIBIT TIMES: The BTHVN on Tour exhibition is free and open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Contacts

MEDIA CONTACT:
Bea Garcia, bea.garcia@dhl.com, 786.853.4783
Dan Baker, dhl@finnpartners.com, 312.329.3980

Release Summary

DHL, Chelsea Music Festival and Steinway are hosting a media preview of a unique Beethoven exhibit in NYC from 6/6 to 6/11.

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Contacts

MEDIA CONTACT:
Bea Garcia, bea.garcia@dhl.com, 786.853.4783
Dan Baker, dhl@finnpartners.com, 312.329.3980