A cycle to mark the anniversary year: from 25 to 29 February 2020, the Vienna Philharmonic under the baton of Andris Nelsons will perform all nine symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. The final concert will feature the Symphony Nr. 8 and the Symphony No. 9, where Annette Dasch, Gerhild Romberger, Klaus Florian Vogt and Günther Groissböck are the soloists. Concert: 29 February 2020, 8 p.m.
On 19 March 2020, Katharina Wagner's new staging of „Lohengrin“ will premiere at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona. In the title role: Klaus Florian Vogt. Seven performances are scheduled, with Josep Pons taking over the musical direction of Wagner's romantic opera. The others singers are Günther Groissböck (Heinrich), Erin Wall (Elsa), Carsten Wittmoser (Telramund), Evelyn Herlitzius (Ortrud) and Roman Trekel (Heerrufer). Further performances: 22, 25, 28 and 31 March 2020, 3 and 5 April 2020