An American Atmosphere in the Auditorium


On Saturday, January 19, 2019, the "Einstein's Music Box" concert event will be presented in Aula 1 of the RWTH Main Building, Templergraben 55, for the seventh consecutive time. Beginning at 8pm, this program offers a combination of classical concert – performed by the Aachen Symphony Orchestra – and entertaining interviews.


Under the motto "Introducing Who's New," professors of the University but also the new city of Aachen Music Director will take the stage to introduce themselves to the public. Ward aims to transport the audience into the North American plains via classical music. To that end, the orchestra will perform music from the famous Hollywood film classic "Platoon" as well as Leonard Bernsteins "Trouble in Tahiti." Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and Charles Ives' "General William Booth enters into Heaven" are also part of the program.

RWTH Chancellor Manfred Nettekoven and Pia-Rabea Vornholt, Aachen Theater dramaturge, will take the audience through the evening.

Tickets are available in advance at the box office,Theaterplatz 1, Aachen. General admission is 38.45 euros, reduced admission is 25.25 euros. School students and RWTH Aachen staff pay 10 euros, while students enrolled at any of the local universities are offered free admission with their student ID/Bluecard in combination with a special ticket. These tickets are available to students either through AStA or at the box office.

Source: Press and Communications