Filmed: May 2022
Location: Mono Music offices, Stockholm, Sweden
Release status: Unreleased
Duration: 50 seconds
Shown in: Germany
The 10th Opera Gala Bonn took place on Saturday 14 May 2022 and was live-streamed on the internet by DW (Deutsche Welle) Classical Music in aid of the German AIDS Foundation. Arias by Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Vinci, Offenbach, Bizet, Massenet and Orff were performed by celebrated opera stars accompanied by the Beethoven Orchestra and the Opera Chorus of the Theater Bonn, conducted by Jacques Lacombe.
The host was Johannes B. Kerner.
At the very end of the concert, ABBA's Ode To Freedom was performed by all soloists, the Beethoven Orchestra & the Opera Chorus of the Theater Bonn and a short message by Benny and Björn was broadcast with them thanking the programme for wanting to include their song which was dedicated to the people of Ukraine.
Thanks to Lisa Hubbal c/o ABBAtalk.