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Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)

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LondonExploring the Archives

Beethoven, Haydn, Walmisley, Wesley, Bennett, Chopin

Moreton-in-MarshFidelio | Longborough Festival Opera

Beethoven: Fidelio
Gad Kadosh; Orpha Phelan; Longborough Festival Opera; Madeleine Boyd; Longborough Festival Opera Orchestra

SheffieldBenjamin Grosvenor & Hyeyoon Park

Beethoven, Ravel, Bartók, Chopin, Franck
Benjamin Grosvenor; Hyeyoon Park

Bantry10: Late Great Show

Beethoven: 33 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120
Joonas Ahonen, Piano

AmsterdamStravinsky's The Rite of Spring and Beethoven's Symphony no. 5

Rebel, Beethoven, Haydn, Stravinsky
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; Markus Stenz
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From minor keys to major delight

The programme ended with a sense of affirmation that shouted "that's how the Ravel quartet should go!"
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Visceral virtuosity and poetic pianism

Evgeni Bozhanov marks his Liverpool début with the RLPO under the watchful eye of conductor Marzena Diakun. 
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Nicolas Altstaedt and Alexander Lonquich survey Beethoven

Nicolas Altstaedt and Alexander Lonquich give Beethoven’s cello sonatas a chance to breathe in a thoughtful and accomplished performance of all five at Wigmore Hall.
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An immense pianistic journey closes

Igor Levit, praised for his distinctive and sometimes unconventional approach to Beethoven's 32 piano sonatas, brought his cycle to a close with a concert of profound philosophy and bold contrasts.
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A felicitous debut at Carnegie Hall: Nikita Mndoyants

Nikita Mndoyants proved his adeptness in shaping small musical forms and meaningfully connecting them.
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List of works
32 variations on an original theme in C minor for piano, WoO 8033 variations for piano in C major 'Diabelli Variations', Op.120Ah! perfido, Op.65Andante Favori in F major, WoO 57Aria 'Mit Mädeln sich vertragen', WoO 96Bagatelle in A-flat major, Op. 33, No.7Cello Sonata No. 3 in A major, Op.69Cello Sonata no. 2 in G minor, Op.5 no.2Cello Sonata no. 5 in D major , Op.102 no.2Clarinet Trio no. 4 in B flat major "Gassenhauer", Op.11Coriolan overture, Op.62Die Grosse FugeEgmont (overture and incidental music to Goethe's tragedy), Op.84Egmont op. 84Egmont, Op.84: Die Trommel gerühretEgmont, Op.84: OvertureEight variations for piano four hands 'on a theme by Count Waldstein', WoO 67Eleven new Bagatelles for piano, Op.119Fantasia in C minor for piano, chorus, and orchestra 'Choral Fantasy', Op.80FidelioFidelio, Op.72: Abscheulicher, wo eislt du hin ... Komm, HoffnungFidelio, Op.72: OvertureFifteen variations and fugue for piano in E flat major "Eroica Variations", Op.35Gellert Lieder, Op.48Grande FugueGrosse FugeGrosse Fuge - fugue for string quartet in B flat major, Op.133Grosse Fuge arranged for piano (4 hands), Op.134Kakadu Variations, Op.121aLa Tiranna, WoO 125LeonoreLeonore Overture no. 2, Op.72aLeonore Overture no. 3, Op.72bMass in C major, Op.86Mass in D Major “Missa solemnis”, Op.123Nine variations for piano 'on a march by Ernst Christoph Dressler', WoO 63ObrasOratorio "Christus am Ölberge" (Christ on the Mount of Olives), Op.85Piano Concerto no. 1 in C major, Op.15Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58Piano Concerto no. 5 in E flat major "Emperor", Op.73Piano Fantasia in G minor, Op.77Piano Quartet no. 1 in E flat major, WoO 36 No. 1Piano Sonata no. 10 in G major, Op.14 no.2Piano Sonata no. 11 in B flat major, Op.22Piano Sonata no. 13 in E flat major "quasi una fantasia", Op.27 no.1Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2: Adagio sostenutoPiano Sonata no. 15 in D major, Op.28 “Pastoral”Piano Sonata no. 16 in G major, Op.31 no.1Piano Sonata no. 17 in D minor "Tempest", Op.31 no.2Piano Sonata no. 19 in G minor, Op.49 no.1Piano Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.2 no.2Piano Sonata no. 20 in G major, Op.49 no.2Piano Sonata no. 21 in C major "Waldstein", Op.53Piano Sonata no. 22 in F major, Op.54Piano Sonata no. 23 in F minor 'Appassionata', Op.57Piano Sonata no. 24 in F sharp major, "A Thérèse", Op.78Piano Sonata no. 26 in E flat major "Les Adieux", Op.81aPiano Sonata no. 27 in E minor, Op.90Piano Sonata no. 28 in A major, Op.101Piano Sonata no. 29 in B flat major "Hammerklavier", Op.106Piano Sonata no. 3 in C major, Op.2 no.3Piano Sonata no. 30 in E major, Op.109Piano Sonata no. 31 in A flat major, Op.110Piano Sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op.111Piano Sonata no. 5 in C minor, Op.10 no.1Piano Sonata no. 6 in F major, Op.10 no. 2Piano Sonata no. 8 in C minor "Pathétique", Op.13Piano Trio No. 11, Op.121Piano Trio No. 7 in B flat major 'Archduke', Op.97Piano Trio no. 1 in E flat major, Op.1 no.1Piano Trio no. 2 in G major, Op.1 no.2Piano Trio no. 3 in C minor, Op.1 no.3Piano Trio no. 4 in B flat, Op.11Piano Trio no. 5 in D major "Ghost", Op.70 no.1Piano Trio no. 6 in E flat major, Op.70 no.2Quintet for Piano and Winds in E flat major, Op.16Razumovsky Quartet, Op.59 no.1: Adagio Molto e MestoRomance for Violin and Orchestra No. 1 in G major, Op.40Romance for Violin and Orchestra No. 2 in F major, Op.50Rondo Capriccio for piano in G major 'Rage over a lost penny', Op.129Rondo for piano and violin in G major, WoO 41Septet in E flat major, Op.20Serenade for Flute, Violin and Viola in D major, Op.25Serenade for string trio in D major, Op.8Seven Bagatelles for piano, Op.33Sextet in E flat major for 2 horns, 2 clarinets and two bassoons, Op.71Six Bagatelles for piano, Op.126Song 'An die Hoffnung', Op.32Song 'An die Hoffnung', Op.94Song 'Die Ehre Gottes aus der Natur ', Op.48 no.4Song cycle 'An die ferne Geliebte', Op.98String Quartet Op.130 with Grosse Fuge Op.133String Quartet in C Op. 29String Quartet no. 1 in F major, Op.18 no.1String Quartet no. 10 in E flat major, "Harp", Op.74String Quartet no. 11 in F minor, "Serioso", Op.95String Quartet no. 12 in E flat major, Op.127String Quartet no. 13 in B flat major, Op.130String Quartet no. 14 in C sharp minor, Op.131String Quartet no. 15 in A minor, Op.132String Quartet no. 16 in F major, Op.135String Quartet no. 2 in G major, Op.18 no.2String Quartet no. 3 in D major, Op.18 no.3String Quartet no. 4 in C minor, Op.18 no.4String Quartet no. 5 in A major, Op.18 no.5String Quartet no. 6 in B flat major, Op.18 no.6String Quartet no. 7 in F major, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.1String Quartet no. 8 in E minor, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.2String Quartet no. 9 in C major, "Razumovsky", Op.59 no.3String Quintet in C major, Op.29String Trio in C minor, Op.9 no.3String Trio in D major, Op.9 no.2String Trio in G major, Op.9 no.1Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21Symphony no. 2 in D major, Op.36Symphony no. 3 in E flat major "Eroica", Op.55Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60Symphony no. 5 in C minor, Op.67Symphony no. 6 in F major "Pastoral", Op.68Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92Symphony no. 8 in F major, Op.93Symphony no. 9 in D minor "Choral", Op.125Ten variations for piano on "La stessa, la stessissima", WoO 79The Creatures of Prometheus (die Geschöpfe des Prometheus), Op.43The Creatures of Prometheus, Op.43: OvertureTrio for two Oboes and English Horn in C major, Op.87Triple Concerto for violin, cello, and piano in C major, Op.56Twelve variations for piano 'on the Russian dance from Das Waldmädchen', WoO 77Twenty-Five Scottish Songs, Op.108Variations for two oboes and cor anglais 'on "Là ci darem la mano", WoO 30Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61Violin Sonata No. 4 in A minor, Op.23Violin Sonata no. 1 in D major, Op.12 no.1Violin Sonata no. 10 in G major, Op.96Violin Sonata no. 2 in A major, Op.12 no.2Violin Sonata no. 3 in E flat major, Op.12 no.3Violin Sonata no. 5 in F major "Fruhling (Spring)", Op.24Violin Sonata no. 6 in A major, Op.30 no.1Violin Sonata no. 7 in C minor, Op.30 no.2Violin Sonata no. 8 in G major, Op.30 no.3Violin sonata No. 9 in A major, 'Kreutzer', Op.47Wind octet in E flat major, Op.103for four voices and string quartet 'Elegischer Gesang', Op.118