Our privacy policy was last updated on Friday 31 January 2020View it hereDismiss
Sign in
Bachtrack logo
Home
What's on
Reviews
Articles
Video
Site
EventsReviewsArticlesVideo

Work: Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21

Find classical music concert, opera, ballet and dance listings
Fact file
ComposerBeethoven, Ludwig van (1770-1827)
PeriodRomantic
Work typeOrchestral
Latest reviewsSee more...

Midori unlocks the magical jewel case

Midori plays Beethoven with the RSNO © Royal Scottish National Orchestra

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra and its chief conductor Thomas Søndergård have little to say about Beethoven’s First Symphony, but in partnership with Midori much more about that composer’s Violin Concerto.

***11
Read more

Peter Mattei's moving Mahler in Gothenburg season opener

Manfred Honeck, Peter Mattei and the Gothenburg SO © Måns Pär Fogelberg | Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Baritone Peter Mattei brought both musical sensitivity as well as almost Berg-ian drama to Mahler’s Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, ably supported by Manfred Honeck and the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, in a successful livestream concert. 
***11
Read more

Two “Firsts” as Beethoven opens the Pärnu Music Festival

Harry Traksmann and Paavo Järvi © Kaupo Kikkas
While Kalle Randalu proves an amiable soloist in the First Piano Concerto, it is Beethoven the firebrand who startles in Paavo Järvi's account of the First Symphony with the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra.
***11
Read more

Three's a crowd: the Vienna Philharmonic packs in Beethoven 1, 2 and 3

Andris Nelsons and the Wiener Philharmoniker © Daniel Dittus
At Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie, the Wiener Philharmoniker and Andris Nelsons launch a chronological cycle of Beethoven's nine symphonies with the first three sticks of dynamite.
*****
Read more

Beethoven symphonies regarded as chamber music by the ACO

Richard Tognetti and the ACO © Simon van Boxtel
To mark #Beethoven250, the Australian Chamber Orchestra plays his first three symphonies in concert. But can one eat three delicious desserts in one sitting? 
****1
Read more