Ludwig van Beethoven | CRB

Ludwig van Beethoven

Julie Scolnik and Jeffrey Lang
Courtesy of the Artists

Sunday, May 2, 2021
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with Mistral, the local ensemble showcases the rich instrumental variety of chamber music, in a program spanning three centuries of music by Beethoven, Brahms, and George Walker.

Gil Shaham
Chris Lee / Opus 3 Artists

As an accompaniment to his IDAGIO-GBH performance available on demand with The Knights, violinist Gil Shaham reveals deeply embedded musical and narrative connections between two foundational concertos.

Boston Chamber Music Society
Courtesy of the Ensemble

Sunday, April 4, 2021
7:00 PM

On WCRB In Concert with the Boston Chamber Music Society, it's an evening of chamber pieces spanning Europe, with a string trio by Beethoven, a violin sonata by Bartók, and a piano quartet by Fauré, on demand.

Bernard Haitink
Askonas Holt

Saturday, February 20, 2021
8:00 PM

Bernard Haitink leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Mahler's colossal Symphony No. 1, and Murray Perahia is the soloist in Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4.

Clockwise from upper left: Andris Nelsons leads the BSO; Beethoven's name above the Symphony Hall proscenium; Hannah Kendall; the BSO performing at Symphony Hall
Symphony Hall and BSO images courtesy of the BSO; Hannah Kendall courtesy of the artist

Boston Symphony Orchestra Music Director Andris Nelsons describes the three online performances he conducts, each of them featuring Beethoven symphonies, and works inspired by them, written by composers of our time.