Today’s Streams: Dec. 16th – Beethoven Edition

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Here are the streamed concerts you shouldn’t miss on Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday! Enjoy.

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Seattle Opera – Ode to Beethoven with Sarah Larsen and John Keene

In celebration of Ludwig van Beethoven’s 250th birthday, Seattle Opera presents a recital with mezzo-soprano Sarah Larsen and pianist, John Keene in collaboration with the This is Beethoven festival by Emerald City Music. Ms. Larsen has prepared a program with selections by Ludwig van Beethoven as well as pieces by female composers Fanny Mendelssohn and Dame Ethel Smyth who were greatly influenced by Beethoven’s style. According to Larsen this women wrote, “with extensive range–exploring harsh, stark textures as well as soft, fluid ones. I can only come to the conclusion that they wrote brilliantly.” For more information, visit www.seattleopera.org/beethoven

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center – Beethoven Celebration: The Early Period

With sixteen essential works arranged chronologically to reveal his evolving artistry, this twelve-hour marathon concert is punctuated by introductions to each of Beethoven’s three signature periods, specially created by Bruce Adolphe. Four additional lectures and a Meet the Music! concert for families round out this historic day of memorable performances by a stellar cast of CMS artists. For more information, visit www.chambermusicsociety.org/

The Hanover Band – Beethoven’s 9th Symphony

The Hanover Band, conducted by Sir Mark Elder, performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 as the culmination of their Beethoven 250 celebrations at Mansion House in the City of London. For more information, please visit https://thehanoverband.com/

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