Günter Haumer sings The Father in the first Austrian performance of “Leyla und Medjnun“ by Detlev Glanert

It is the most famous love story in classical Arabic literature: Leyla loves the melancholy poet Medjnun, but he loves love itself. Separation, exile, a forced marriage and eternal longing are their lot. And so Leyla suspects that she will have no place as a lover in the world of Medjnun’s verses …

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“Being Beethoven or love in the times of distancing”

2020 – Beethoven year! This short film based on the song cycle “An die ferne Geliebte” Op. 9  was recorded in Baden near Vienna on the magnificent fortepiano,  Beethoven himself used to play on.  

The film captures the not only the beauty of this original instrument but also the splendour of Baden’s nature, which the composer loved.

The film was born during the lockdown 2020, a time of distance, loneliness, introspection. This situation brought us nearer to Beethoven’s world at the time he was beginning to go deaf.


To order a DVD or the film on digital form, please contact info@cardonart.com

Günter Haumer sings “Es blüht eine Rose zur Weihnachtszeit” representing Austria on the Christmas Celebration Concert of Filarmed

Musicians from 23 countries and 5 continents join Filarmed to sing for Christmas. Enjoy the best universal Christmas carols with your family.
We will listen to traditional Christmas songs from Kenya, Belgium, Mexico, Ireland, Taiwan, the United States and Colombia, among others. We will see you on Facebook and Youtube Filarmed on Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m.

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