Someone has turned this Beethoven symphony into an extraordinary Cuban rumba
6 September 2017, 17:05
Never thought you’d find yourself dancing along to Beethoven? This performance will have you toe-tapping in no time.
If there ever was a truly extraordinary cover of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, then this is it.
Award-winning composer, orchestrator and talented performer Joachim Horsley has stunned us with his sunny arrangement Beethoven in Havana. Composed for eight performers on three pianos, including a percussion accompaniment and some extended techniques, we would love to see this piece performed live.
He also did a great Afro-Venezuelan version of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10...