An exciting new music video has been created in collaboration with German dancer, actress, dance teacher, choreographer and world hip-hop dance champion Kassandra Wedel. Her ecstatic interpretation of Beethoven’s fifth symphony marks a captivating visual tribute to and a climax of the Beethoven anniversary celebrations. Wedel brings the spirit of Beethoven to life through her own very personal dance style.
The video was produced with the support of Google Arts & Culture.
Kassandra’s expressive power joining in a symbiotic meeting with Beethoven’s ingenious fate symphony in a nutshell. Experience the studio version of this breathtaking encounter:
Kassandra is a world champion in Hip-Hop dance, but she is equally at home as a choreographer, dancer, actress and performer in other dance styles. The filming of the video to Beethoven’s 5th symphony was exciting new territory for all concerned. Learn more in the following videos how Kassandra interprets music in dance and how this music video project changed her view on Beethoven (coming soon). In our latest Behind the Scenes video, we show footage of practice scenes on the streets of Berlin, of the fascinating communication between Kassandra, her co-choreographer and our sign-language interpreter.