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How the pandemic became an integral part of a Seattle-area virtual Beethoven festival

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on December 10, 2020 - 9:45am

The classical-music world was counting on Beethoven’s 250th birthday this year as a major selling point. But coronavirus started wreaking its havoc, and countless Beethoven-related events had to be scuttled — or adapted on the fly to constraints no one could have predicted. The UW's Jeffrey Fracé, associate professor of acting; Cristina Valdés, artist in residence in the School of Music; and Rachael Lincoln, assistant professor of dance, are mentioned.