beethoven

December 8, 2019 at 11:18pm

The marathon will take place at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 31 May 2020 in celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary

Krystian Zimerman is set to perform all five of Beethoven's piano concertos in Amsterdam this coming May. He will perform the concertos with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and will be under the baton of Gustavo Gimeno, who is currently the chief conductor of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra.

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The marathon will take place at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam on 31 May 2020 in celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary

Krystian Zimerman is set to perform all five of Beethoven's piano concertos in Amsterdam this coming May. He will perform the concertos with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and will be under the baton of Gustavo Gimeno, who is currently the chief conductor of the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra.

All five of the piano concertos will be played one after the other in what is expected to be a four-and-a-half-hour performance. A marathon indeed!

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December 5, 2019 at 12:36am

‘Für Elise’ on a charming miniature piano clock – and there’s a lot going on...

A video of this piano alarm clock has been doing the rounds on social media. It features a baby grand piano playing Ludwig van Beethoven’s most famous piano miniature, his Bagatelle in A minor, Für Elise.

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‘Für Elise’ on a charming miniature piano clock – and there’s a lot going on...

A video of this piano alarm clock has been doing the rounds on social media. It features a baby grand piano playing Ludwig van Beethoven’s most famous piano miniature, his Bagatelle in A minor, Für Elise.

#beethoven #FurElise #alarm

November 23, 2019 at 8:17am

In a Peanuts strip (published February 22, 1952), when Schroeder begins playing the piano, Charlie Brown says "You've heard of Bach, Brahms, and Beethoven, right? Well from now on it's going to be Schubert, Schumann, and Schroeder.

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In a Peanuts strip (published February 22, 1952), when Schroeder begins playing the piano, Charlie Brown says "You've heard of Bach, Brahms, and Beethoven, right? Well from now on it's going to be Schubert, Schumann, and Schroeder.

#peanuts #comics #ThreeBs #bach #beethoven #brahms #schroeder

November 23, 2019 at 8:04am

Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms!

Coined by Peter Cornelius in 1854, which refers to Bach, Beethoven, and Berlioz.

Later in the century, the famous conductor Hans von Bülow would substitute Johannes Brahms for Berlioz.

Bülow had been attracted to the idea of a sort of Holy Trinity of classical music for a number of years, writing in the 1880s: "I believe in Bach, the Father, Beethoven, the Son, and Brahms, the Holy Ghost of music".

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Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms!

Coined by Peter Cornelius in 1854, which refers to Bach, Beethoven, and Berlioz.

Later in the century, the famous conductor Hans von Bülow would substitute Johannes Brahms for Berlioz.

Bülow had been attracted to the idea of a sort of Holy Trinity of classical music for a number of years, writing in the 1880s: "I believe in Bach, the Father, Beethoven, the Son, and Brahms, the Holy Ghost of music".

#ThreeBs #bach #beethoven #brahms #teacher

October 28, 2019 at 9:47am

Wigmore Hall builds towards the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth in December 2020 with Beethoven 250, an ambitious, season-long celebration, devised by Director John Gilhooly, covering almost all of Beethoven’s instrumental and chamber works, and examining the composer’s legacy. This major Beethoven strand is the most comprehensive of its type in the country during this anniversary year.

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Wigmore Hall builds towards the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth in December 2020 with Beethoven 250, an ambitious, season-long celebration, devised by Director John Gilhooly, covering almost all of Beethoven’s instrumental and chamber works, and examining the composer’s legacy. This major Beethoven strand is the most comprehensive of its type in the country during this anniversary year.

#WigmoreHall #beethoven #performing #event #concert