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  • At yesterday’s award ceremony for OPUS KLASSIK 2021, Daniel Hope was awarded the special prize of the jury for special achievements for his daily living room concerts at ARTE Concert.
  • ARTE congratulates and provides a best of the concerts online on the occasion of the award ceremony for Daniel Hope.

The gala and award ceremony of the OPUS KLASSIK 2021 in the Konzerthaus Berlin. For the fourth time, artists were awarded the coveted classical music prize in various categories for their extraordinary musical achievements. For his daily living room concerts on ARTE Concert in times of the corona pandemic, the violinist received Daniel Hope the OPUS KLASSIK Special prize of the jury for special achievements. ARTE warmly congratulates and hires on the occasion of the award ceremony Best of the house concert series available online with Daniel Hope. Excerpts from the concerts with Christoph Israel, Sebastian Knauer, Joy Denalane, Max Herre, Sir Simon Rattle, Magdalena Kozená, Amihai Grosz, Jacques Ammon, Eckart Runge and Katharina Thalbach will be shown.

Wolfgang Bergmann, ARTE coordinator at ZDF and initiator of the program: “A star who not only leaves his comfort zone in times of crisis, but opens it up and makes it available: the living room of the Hope family in Berlin has made music history.”

At the end of March 2020, star violinist Daniel Hope quickly converted his living room in Berlin into a concert hall and started the project together with ARTE Concert [email protected] brought to life. With the pianist Christoph Israel and various invited artists and musicians, Hope welcomed viewers from all over the world live at ARTE Concert every day with a repertoire of classical and popular works, but also of readings, poems and conversations. The living room concerts were recorded in more than 100 live streams Over 4 million video views in 2020 alone. Every day Daniel Hope also receives countless letters from grateful fans and spectators as well as from musicians who have followed his call and have put their own recordings of house concerts and other musical greetings on the internet for Hope @ Home under the hashtag # hope @ home.

Due to the great success and international popularity of the format, Hope launched two further formats on ARTE Concert after Hope @ Home. For [email protected] – on tour! Daniel Hope left his living room to give spontaneous live concerts with musical guests in front of a small audience at selected locations all over Germany. Under the motto [email protected] – Next Generation Hope especially promoted young and freelance artists.

From February 2021 Hope celebrated in [email protected] the musical diversity of Europe and presented the 27 member countries of the European Union musically and culturally in his living room on 27 evenings over nine weeks.

>> To the best-of on ARTE Concert: https://www.arte.tv/de/videos/097148-012-A/hope-home-best-of/

Inquiries & contact:

Michel Kreß | michel.kress@arte.tv | +33 3 90 14 21 63

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