55th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC)
1st Joint Meeting with the Hungarian Neurosurgical Society
Cologne, 25 - 28 April 2004
Welcome Addresses
Joint Meeting
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony
of the 55th Annual Meeting of the
German Society of Neurosurgery

Sunday, April 25, 2004
Congress-Centrum - Congress-Saal, 18.00 - 20.00

Musical Introduction SINFONIETTA KÖLN
Conductor: Cornelius Frowein
Antonio Vivaldi (1678 - 1741)
Concerto G-Moll per archi RV 152
Allegro molto · Andante molto · Allegro molto
Opening Address  Prof. Dr. N. Klug
Congress President
Addresses  Prof. Dr. jur. Th. Küpper
Rector magnificus of the University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. G. Lehmkuhl
Dean of the Medicial Faculty of the 
University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. K. Lackner
Medical Director of Cologne University Clinic 
Intermezzo  Claude Debussy (1862 - 1918)
Danses for Harp and String Orchestra
Danse sacrée – Trčs modéré · Danse profane – Modéré

Silke Aichhorn – Harfe
Addresses Prof. Dr. A. El Khamlichi
President XIIIth World Congress of Neurological Surgery Marrakesch, 2005

Dr. med. J. Fedorcsák
President of the Hungarian Neurosurgical Society

Prof. Dr. H.-P. Richter
President of the German Society of Neurosurgery
Report by the recipient of the
Wilhelm-Tönnis Award
Priv.-Doz. Dr. T. Pitzen
Lecture Retired Federal Minister, H.-D. Genscher
“Europe, its Responsibility as Part 
of the New World Order”

Musikalischer Ausklang Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)
Divertimento for String orchestra
3rd movement: Allegro assai