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Ludwig van Beethoven and the cover of the recording of his Piano concertos

Happy birthday, Ludwig!

It is not known exactly when Ludwig van Beethoven saw the light of day, because in the Bonn registers one only finds his date of baptism, which is dated December 17, 1770, but due to the customs of the time, one assumes the day before as his birthday.

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Ernst Wilhelm Wolf Christmas Cantatas "Auf, jauchzet ihr Christen"

Looking for a Christmas gift?

Fancy some Christmas cantatas, but perhaps for once not Bach’s “Christmas Oratorio”? The Kölner Akademie under its director Michael Alexander Willens now offers a beautiful and almost unknown alternative!

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Wilms-Porträt zum 250. Geburtstag und der NRW-Tour

Biography Johann Wilhelm Wilms

Kölner Akademie will give several concerts in NRW, on occasion of the 250th birthday anniversary of Johann Wilhelm Wilms. Be part of our musical celebration for an outstanding composer and artist!

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Two Passion Oratorios

We are excited to release our world premiere recording of two gorgeous passion oratorios by the German baroque composer Johann David Heinichen just in time for Easter.

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