On June 18, 2023, Mari Kodama was once again the soloist in John Neumeier’s ballet Beethoven Project II, created on the occasion of the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth, at the Hamburg State Opera.

The pianist is known for her interpretation of Beethoven’s works and has already released several CD recordings of his works, including all piano sonatas (Pentatone, 2014) as well as a Beethoven Box with Beethoven’s Zeroth Piano Concerto WoO 4, the Rondo for Piano and Orchestra WoO 6, the “Eroica” Variations for solo piano op. 35, the Triple Concerto and all piano concertos with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Kent Nagano (Berlin Classics, 2019).