“Dear Ludwig, the world today would be so different without your music”

Since early childhood, Beethoven’s music has played an important role in the life of the pianist Mari Kodama, she writes in her letter to the composer in the series “Letters to Beethoven” of Deutschlandfunk. Even after 40 years of engagement with his music, she is still surprised by discoveries time and again.

Here you can read the letter and have Mari Kodama read it to you.

Picture: ValdasMiskinis