Rockin’ and rollin’ with Beethoven

Beethoven - the giant of German music. Courtesy Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Sammlung H.C. Bodmer
Beethoven – the giant of German music. Courtesy Beethoven-Haus Bonn, Sammlung H.C. Bodmer

Who was the first woman to take me to a classical concert? My mother was. I must have been 12 or 13 years old when she took me to informal concerts of Luxembourg’s Radiosymphony Orchestra, that became the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg in 1996. And since today we celebrate Mother’s Day in Luxembourg, I would like to pay tribute to my mother. Merci, Mama! Thank you, mom, for encouraging me to pursue my interest in classical music! I owe you many things and I have been an ungrateful child.

Continue reading!