When asked where this Viennese Beethoven conversation should take place, the choice fell quickly on the Café Eiles in the 8th district. Because the Esterházy cake there is so incomparably delicate and the café on Josefstädter Straße is strategically located between the university and the music academy (today's University of Music and Performing Arts), the work and workplaces of Birgit Lodes and Melanie Unseld. In May the two host an interdisciplinary symposium on Beethoven in Vienna. All planning was done in Café Eiles.
Composer: He Was Not a Hero!
The Myths of Posterity: A conversation with the researchers Birgit Lodes and Melanie Unseld about the transfiguration of the composer