Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony

Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is a thriller and a longtime audience favorite.

Beethoven’s Emperor and Eroica

Season Finale: Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen leads the San Francisco Symphony in Beethoven’s expansive Symphony No. 3, Eroica, while pianist Igor Levit plays the composer’s Emperor Concerto.

Songs of Freedom

Music and the struggle for freedom go hand in hand. The program pairs Beethoven overtures with two works championing freedom and social justice in our own country.

The Complete RCA and Columbia Dimitri Mitropoulos Collection: Program 2 of 3

Part two of an exploration of a fruitful collaboration features works by Beethoven, Bloch, and Shostakovich.

Kurt Masur Conducts Beethoven and Bruckner

On this New York Philharmonic broadcast, Beethoven’s first symphony will be followed by Symphony No. 7 in E major by Anton Bruckner. Kurt Masur is the conductor on this program and Alec Baldwin is your host.

De Waart & Haitink

An all-Beethoven program from the CSO’s Archives.

Muti Conducts Beethoven

Riccardo Muti conducts three of Beethoven’s works, beginning with his Coriolan Overture and followed by his eighth and fifth symphonies. Plus, the CSO Brass performs Barber’s Mutations from Bach, selections from Bach’s The Art of Fugue and Michael Tilson Thomas’s Street Song.

Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at 200: Revolutionary work of art has spawned two centuries of joy, goodwill and propaganda

“The proportions alone are staggering,” says Grammy-winning conductor Teddy Abrams, music director of the Louisville Orchestra.

Alan Gilbert Conducts Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis

An all-star cast: soprano Christine Brewer, mezzo-soprano Jane Henschel, tenor Anthony Dean Griffey, and bass-baritone Eric Owens, and the New York Choral Artists directed by Joseph Flummerfelt.

Harris Theater Shares ’24–25 Season

The lineup includes chamber performances, dance, family programming, and more.

Calidore Wins 2024 BBC Music Magazine Chamber Award

The quartet is one of the US’s leading ensembles.

15 Books About Music For the Young & Young at Heart

Every library could use more books! Here are our top books about music for the young and the young at heart.

Van Zweden Conducts Stravinsky, Debussy, and Beethoven

Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring, Debussy’s La Mer, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major.

Playlist: 14 Works for the Solar Eclipse

Music to set the stage for a remarkable celestial spectacle.

Emanuel Ax Plays Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto

Plus music by Charles Ives, Anton Webern, and Robert Schumann.

Dancing Around the Piano: Beethoven, Bernstein, Debussy, and Frank

This concert brings a rousing set of works from Bernstein, Debussy, and Gabriela Lena Frank all focused on the theme of dance.

With Mazzola Extended, Lyric Opera Explores Contrast in 2024–2025 Season

The season includes 9 programs, including concerts from opera and musical theater royalty.

Paul Paray and the Detroit Symphony, 1

Sampling the greatest recordings (reissued on the Eloquence label) from a fruitful collaboration.

Haitink Conducts Beethoven & Brahms

A 2007 broadcast from CSO’s archives: Bernard Haitink—the Orchestra’s principal conductor from 2006 until 2010—leads Beethoven’s Seventh and Brahms’s Second symphonies. The program opens with Weber’s Overture to Der Freischütz and includes Webern’s Passacaglia for Orchestra.

Mozart and Beethoven in Concert at the Met

Two concert presentations of pivotal classical works in performances from February 2023 and March 2022.

Met Opera Announces ’24–25 Season

Four contemporary operas have their Met premieres.

75th Annual Elgin Symphony Orchestra Season Announced

Tchaikovsky, Ravel, Beethoven, and other high-flying orchestral highlights mark the ESO’s 75th anniversary season.

Parker Van Ostrand, piano

Pianist Parker Van Ostrand performs works by J.S. Bach, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Wang Jianzhong, and Maurice Ravel.

Tilson Thomas & Denk

Michael Tilson Thomas leads the CSO in Beethoven’s Third Piano Concerto with soloist Jeremy Denk.

Wynona Wang, piano

Pianist Wynona Wang performs music by Zhang Zhao, Wanghua Chu, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

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